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.
Northrim Bank is proud to announce the promotion of Brian Leonard to Branch Manager II at the Midtown Financial Center, the move of Christina Clayton to…
Cornerstone is pleased to announce two new hires, Brittany Larson as an Accountant and Macki McDonald as a Project Engineer. Both join the company with years of experience in the Alaskan construction industry.
Julie Schrecengost has been named tax practice leader of KPMG LLP’s Anchorage office. Schrecengost is responsible for supporting the career development of tax professionals and the strategic direction and growth of KPMG’s Anchorage tax practice.
The Alaska Literacy Program is pleased to announce that Lori Pickett will assume leadership from Polly Smith, who is retiring after 40 years of service to ALP.
Tanner Stephens earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a minor in mathematics from UAA in 2019. He joined PND’s civil team in Anchorage in March.
Stephanie Gann joined KeyBank as branch manager of the Behrends branch, located at 234 Seward in Juneau, which is scheduled to re-open September 8.
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Spreading the Word
When Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) first aired TV commercials featuring the tagline, “A Place That’s Always Been,” the reaction was surprising. Not only because they received numerous accolades and marketing awards for the campaign but because, at the time, it was rare for Alaska Native corporations to market themselves through the media.