Welcome to Right Moves! Every day in the Last Frontier Alaskans are finding new positions, moving up the ranks at their current employer, or pursuing professional development through ongoing education and certifications. We’re pleased to share all of this positive career movement whenever we can, so here you’ll find Alaska-based job hires, promotions, and professional certifications.
And since people are the foundation of every business, in HR Matters we’ve asked local experts to offer their guidance on human resource trends, issues, and best practices, as well as listing articles from around the state about what businesses—and their employees—are doing to keep the focus on the people.
Vanessa Crandell-Beck recently joined R&M Consultants as an Environmental Geologist in the firm’s Earth Sciences Department.
Kayla Tanner joins Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt’s Anchorage office in its natural resources, real estate, and construction industry groups.
Northrim Bank announced the promotion of Blake Rod to AVP – Branch Manager at the Lake Otis Community Branch, Ian Sikeo to Assistant Branch Manager…
The Eklutna Board of Directors announced the promotion of Kyle Foster to CEO. Foster joined the Eklutna team as general manager in July 2020.
R&M Consultants has expanded its service offerings in its Fairbanks office to include land surveying with the addition of Craig Knight as a Senior Land Surveyor in the firm’s Geomatics Department.
The Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) announced the hiring of Mary Johnson as the Tribal Family & Youth Services (TFYS) Director.
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In This Issue
Diving into Alaska Aquaculture
Aquaculture is an industry Alaskans are probably familiar with, even if they’re unfamiliar with the term itself. Broadly, aquaculture refers to the cultivation of numerous species of fish and aquatic plants, such as shellfish, algae, and finfish, as well as enhancement and restoration projects designed to increase wild populations of specific species, says Heather McCarty, vice-chair of the Alaska Mariculture Task Force.