Taka Tsukada New President & CEO of Alaska Growth Capital
Alaska Growth Capital (AGC) bids a fond farewell to Logan Birch who served as the company’s president and CEO since 2017. Birch has accepted a new position as chief financial officer at ASRC Energy Services.
Alaska Growth Capital’s Senior VP and Lending Manager Taka Tsukada has been named the new President & CEO. He has more than twenty-one years of management experience in the financial services industry and has worked at AGC since 2017. Tsukada grew up in Kenai and graduated with a bachelor of arts from Bowdoin College in Maine. Tsukada later attended the Pacific Coast Banking School in Seattle, where he graduated with honors.
In This Issue
Out of the Mine and into the Smelter
Mining has long been a key fixture of Alaska’s economy. On a small scale, people flock to the 49th state to tour different operations. Kennecott Mine was once a booming copper mining site and is now a National Historic Landmark, attracting tourists eager to visit the ghost town and get a feel of the Gold Rush era it once dominated.