Taka Tsukada New President & CEO of Alaska Growth Capital
Alaska Growth Capital (AGC) bids a fond farewell to Logan Birch who served as the company’s president and CEO since 2017. Birch has accepted a new position as chief financial officer at ASRC Energy Services.
Alaska Growth Capital’s Senior VP and Lending Manager Taka Tsukada has been named the new President & CEO. He has more than twenty-one years of management experience in the financial services industry and has worked at AGC since 2017. Tsukada grew up in Kenai and graduated with a bachelor of arts from Bowdoin College in Maine. Tsukada later attended the Pacific Coast Banking School in Seattle, where he graduated with honors.
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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.