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“Best Place to Work in Alaska” honor bestowed on First National

'A tremendous honor'


First National Bank Alaska Chair and President Betsy Lawer receives the Alaska Business Monthly Best of Alaska Business Award for “Best Place to Work” from ABM Vice President and General Manager Jason Martin.

More than 1,000 Alaska Business Monthly (ABM) readers voted and the results are in, First National Bank Alaska is the “Best Place to Work in Alaska.”

ABM announced the outcome of its first Best of Alaska Business Awards in its July issue.


First National received the Denali award and first place in the “Best Place to Work in Alaska” category. According to ABM, Denali “represents Alaska’s tallest peak and highest business honors.”


“Congratulations to (Chair and President) Betsy Lawer and First National for creating a workplace our readers called the best,” ABM Vice President and General Manager Jason Martin said.


First National currently employs some 670 Alaskans. Celebrating 20-, 25-, and even 35- and 40-year employment anniversaries is a regular occurrence at the bank.


“For almost a century, First National has worked hard to build a team of local experts our fellow Alaskans can count on,” Lawer said. “Being named the ‘Best Place to Work in Alaska’ is a testament to the environment we’ve created, allowing our employees to do the best possible job for our customers.


“This recognition from Alaska Business Monthly readers is a tremendous honor and one of which every bank employee should be proud.”


First National was cited in part for its competitive salaries, good benefits and a pleasant working environment – in 30 locations across the Great Land. Employees also appreciate that they and their colleagues are united in working toward the worthiest of goals – helping Alaskans reach their dreams.


Learn more about ABM’s Best of Alaska Business Awards at http://www.akbizmag.com/Alaska-Business-Monthly/July-2016/Alaska-Business-Monthlys-Best-of-Alaska-Business-2016/.


Alaskan-owned and operated since 1922, First National proudly meets the financial needs of Alaskans with ATMs and branches in 18 communities throughout the state. Visit FNBAlaska.com for more information about Alaska’s largest locally-owned bank and access to efficient and secure online banking services.


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