Alaska USA announces new Vice President of Commercial Services Administration
Bob Warthen has been selected to fill the position of Vice President, Commercial Services Administration, Business and Commercial Services. Warthen is a skilled leader with more than twenty-five years of industry experience. He has been employed with Alaska USA since 2005, most recently as credit administration manager.
“Bob has demonstrated an incredible willingness to go above and beyond in serving the needs of Alaska USA’s business members,” says Robert McNaughton, executive director, business and commercial services. “We look forward to his help in taking the credit union’s business services to the next level.”
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Alaska Problems Require Alaska Solutions
On January 16, a fire destroyed the water plant and washeteria in the southwest Alaska village of Tuluksak. For the village of about 350 people, it was a devastating blow. The water plant was the only source of drinking water in the village, in which the primarily Yup’ik residents lack indoor plumbing and rely on honey buckets, not uncommon in the flat, swampy region.