Northrim Bank Promotes Jason Gentry, Hires Jonathan Tibbs
Northrim Bank has hired Jonathan Tibbs as VP, Commercial Loan Officer–Fairbanks and promoted Jason Gentry to VP, Lending Branch Manager–Ketchikan.
Tibbs joins Northrim with more than fourteen years of experience in lending in Alaska. He holds a bachelor of science in business administration with an emphasis in finance from Brigham Young University. A lifelong Alaskan, Tibbs is originally from North Pole and is very involved in the Fairbanks community. He volunteers as a Chaplain for the Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, is the vice-chair on the Education and Workforce Development Committee for the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce, and is a board member for the United Way of Tanana Valley.
Gentry has been with Northrim Bank for one year and has more than seven years of experience in the financial industry. A longtime Alaskan, he grew up in Utqiaġvik and attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Gentry and his family have made Ketchikan their home for the past nine years, and he volunteers his spare time within the Ketchikan youth athletic community.
In This Issue
Mining in 2019: The Year in Review
Following a year when metal prices were both up and down—sometimes dramatically; when international trade squabbles spooked investors to both enter and exit the metals markets; and when mining companies started the year cautiously bullish but ended it cautious bearish, those involved in Alaska mineral exploration, development, and production are once again asking themselves: “Where did we succeed, where did we fail, and where do we go from here?”