Goble Joins Parker, Smith & Feek as Account Executive
Ross Goble has joined Parker, Smith & Feek as an Account Executive in its Anchorage office. Ross helps businesses and non-profit organizations create a unique and comprehensive risk management program for workers compensation, general liability, property, and auto, amongst other insurance coverages. Goble was most recently an Account Executive at another insurance brokerage in Anchorage and prior to that, spent ten years in the Alaska tourism industry. These positions allowed him to travel throughout the state and gave him extensive knowledge of the unique challenges faced by organizations in Alaska. He earned a bachelor’s in economics from San Diego State University and holds a commercial lines coverage specialist insurance designation.
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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.