Social and Digital Media
Arie is responsible for providing a cohesive digital presence and facilitating online engagement via the Alaska Business website, digital app, e-newsletters, and social media platforms. Prior to joining Alaska Business, he worked in the digital marketing world, forming brand strategies and developing content. He graduated cum laude from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a bachelor’s of business administration in marketing and management and currently serves on the board of the American Marketing Associations’ Alaska chapter. When Arie’s not behind a computer screen or a smart phone using his hands to cook up digital and social content, you can find him behind a guitar using his hands to make music (or at a local rink playing ice hockey).
In This Issue
Alaska’s Giving Pipeline
Few large foundations support “the general good” or social service projects in Alaska, so the Last Frontier has a pretty thin philanthropic layer, according to United Way of Anchorage Vice President Cassandra Stalzer. However, the oil and gas industry has a history of stepping in and filling the gaps in Alaska communities by providing money and volunteers for myriad charitable efforts in the state.