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The Alaska Airlines board of directors has elected three new company officers: Constance von Muehlen, senior vice president of maintenance and engineering; Ron Calvin, vice president of inflight; and Jenny Wetzel, vice president of labor relations.read more
NANA Regional Corporation entered the new year with two key new hires to executive positions—one executive position of the overall regional corporation and one to lead Tuuq Drilling under NANA’s Commercial Group.read more
Mayor Ethan Berkowitz announced the appointment of Mark Corsentino as the new General Manager (GM) of the Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility (AWWU). Mark will replace Brett Jokela, who is retiring after serving as AWWU’s GM for six years.read more
The Alaska Chamber announced the hiring of Albert Fogle as Vice President. In his role, Albert will focus on advocacy, legislative issues, as well as operations and financial management.read more
The Anchorage Economic Development Corporation kicked off 2019 by announcing Lynn Rust Henderson, Vice President of Sales and Service for Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, as AEDC’s board Chair.read more
Alaska USA Federal Credit Union began the new year by promoting four team members to its executive team.read more
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Jeremy Field, regional administrator for the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Pacific Northwest Administrator—which includes Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington—has been traveling Alaska this week.read more
With an economy under duress in Alaska, many companies are struggling to keep their workforces engaged and motivated.read more
In This Issue
Junior Achievement Turns 100
Locally, Junior Achievement of Alaska has been helping students better understand business and economics for forty-six years. Based in Anchorage with a staff of three, Junior Achievement of Alaska serves more than 14,500 students in fifty-five communities around the state. Many past Junior Achievement students have gone on to become successful professionals and continue to serve as classroom volunteers to help raise the next generation of business leaders.