Andrew Guy Named President and CEO of Calista Corporation
The Board of Directors of Calista Corporation, the ANCSA Regional Corporation for the Yukon/Kuskokwim Delta Region, is pleased to announce that at a special meeting held October 10, 2010, it appointed Andrew Guy, Calista’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel, as the new President and CEO of Calista. “Andrew Guy is an outstanding choice for this position and we look forward to working with him. Andrew has our complete confidence to take Calista forward,” said Arthur Heckman, Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Guy is a 1985 graduate of University of Alaska Fairbanks in Business Administration, a 1995 graduate of the University of Colorado Law School and a member of the Alaska Bar Association. He is a Shareholder of Calista and Napaskiak, Inc.
At the same meeting, the Board acted to terminate the employment contract of Matthew Nicolai. Mr. Nicolai had been President and CEO of Calista Corporation since 1994.
The second largest of the original 13 Native corporations, Calista was established under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 and represents over 13,000 Shareholders. The Calista Region encompasses over 6.5 million acres and includes 56 villages, which are incorporated into 46 individual village corporationsCalista Corporation is the parent company of numerous wholly owned subsidiaries in the areas of aerospace and technical services; construction, engineering and telecommunications; hospitality, camp and support services; and marketing and communications.###