Furie Promotes Cipriano to Corporate Controller
Furie Operating Alaska announced the corporate promotion of Michael Cipriano. The announcement was made by John L. Hendrix, President/Chief Executive Officer.
Cipriano joined Furie Operating Alaska in August 2020. He was promoted from Senior Accountant to Corporate Controller and is now responsible for the company’s corporate accounting, which includes accounts payable/receivable, payroll, financial statements, management reporting, and overall assessment of the financial status of the company.
Cipriano holds a bachelors’ in accounting from Gonzaga University and has a very strong financial background from prior positions at ConocoPhillips, BP, Chugach, and Parker Drilling.
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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.