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’s Giving Pipeline
Few large foundations support “the general good” or social service projects in Alaska, so the Last Frontier has a pretty thin philanthropic layer, according to United Way of Anchorage Vice President Cassandra Stalzer. However, the oil and gas industry has a history of stepping in and filling the gaps in Alaska communities by providing money and volunteers for myriad charitable efforts in the state.