Fliss Earns New Certification
Margo Fliss recently became the third certified Strategic Doing Workshop Instructor in Alaska. As the Manager of Strategic Engagement at the University of Alaska Center for Economic Development (UA CED), Fliss regularly leads planning sessions for clients across the state. Strategic Doing enables leaders to design and guide new networks that generate innovative solutions. A new strategy discipline, it teaches people how to form collaborations quickly, move them toward measurable outcomes, and make adjustments along the way. Fliss holds a master’s in public policy from Mills College and a bachelor’s in political science and government from UAF. She earned her “Foundations in Design Thinking” certification from IDEO in 2018, and currently serves on the boards of the University Economic Development Association and thread.
In This Issue
The Corporate 100
Alaska Business has been celebrating the corporations that have a significant impact on Alaska’s economy since 1993. At the time, the corporations weren’t ranked as the list didn’t have specific ranking criteria. Instead, the Alaska Business editorial team held long, detailed, and occasionally passionate discussions about which organizations around the state were providing jobs, owned or leased property, used local vendors, demonstrated a high level of community engagement, and in general enriched Alaska.