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.
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) Board announced the appointment of Alan Weitzner as AIDEA Executive Director, effective August 5, 2020.
The Executive Committee of the UA Foundation board of directors has appointed Megan Riebe as the acting UA Foundation President effective August 22, 2020, following…
Alaska Executive Search welcomes its newest Associate Recruiter, Hannah Markwood. Markwood isn’t new to AES as an employee—before joining the recruitment team, Hannah served as temporary staff working for a…
Following two competitive national searches, University of Alaska Anchorage Chancellor Cathy Sandeen announced the university has filled two integral positions that advance diversity initiatives and academic excellence.
Brenda Miernyk has been selected to fill the position of director of sales for Alaska USA Mortgage Company. Miernyk is a trusted leader with more than twenty years of mortgage industry experience.
Mayor Ethan Berkowitz announced the forthcoming departure of Anchorage Health Department (AHD) Director Natasha Pineda and appointment of Heather Harris as the new Director.
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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.
In This Issue
Industrial Support Services Sirectory
The August issue of Alaska Business features the inaugural Industrial Support Services special section and directory in which we place a spotlight on the organizations that help keep the state’s industries running smoothly. Alaska’s network of support services companies is nearly as vast as the state itself, encompassing an extensive and varied collection of companies.