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Strategic Leadership Promotions at Optima Public Relations

Mar 6, 2024 | Professional Services, Right Moves

Optima Public Relations

Optima Public Relations is carrying on after the recent passing of its co-founder, former state legislator Tom Anderson, with some senior leaders who were promoted earlier this year.

Becca Koonce

Optima Public Relations

Becca Koonce was elevated to Chief Operating Officer, where she now serves as the primary point of contact for all projects, collaborating closely with the leadership team on the firm’s services of media and public relations strategies, marketing, and political campaign consulting. Koonce joined Optima in 2022, coming from MSI Communications. She previously held management roles at the Anchorage Daily News and the Resource Development Council of Alaska, and she was a contractor for the Alaska Miners Association.

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Alaska Business May 2024 Cover

May 2024

Sarah Paulus

Optima Public Relations

Sarah Paulus was promoted to Chief Technology Officer, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to Optima over the past nine years. Paulus previously served as a lead web manager for the federal court system in Alaska and as a lead web technician at Alaska Pacific University. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Paulus is an Alaska Air National Guard veteran with military police experience.

Alaska Business May 2024 cover
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Making History

May 2024

The track of oil and gas development in Alaska shows the footprints of bold companies and hard-working individuals who shaped the industry in the past and continue to innovate today. The May 2024 issue of Alaska Business explores that history while looking forward to new product development, the energy transition for the fishing fleet, and the ethics of AI tools in business.

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