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RIGHT MOVES Compiled by Nancy Pounds ASRC Energy Services Inc.


Shanna Davidson was chosen supply chain manager for ASRC Energy Services Inc. She has more than 20 years experience in contracting, procurement and supplychain management. She most recently worked for BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. in supplychain management.



moted to secretary/treasurer. Dave Hall was hired as chief operating officer. Hall previously worked as general manager of Signature Flight Support in Anchorage. PenAir officials also promoted other staff members: Bryan Carricaburu, vice president of operations; Al Orot, vice president of services; Melissa Anderson, vice president of sales and marketing; Mike Cerkovnik vice president of finance; Mike Bradley, vice president of engineering and maintenance, and Brian Whilden, vice president of safety.

Mt. McKinley Bank

David Durham was promoted to senior vice president and manager of Mt. McKinley Bank’s commercial/consumer lending departments. Melissa Kohler was promoted to vice president, commercial lending. Patrick Pletnikoff was promoted to vice president, commercial lending. Amy Richards was promoted to senior vice president, operations. Michelle Bunch, Pablo Martinez, Donna McNeely and Cyndia Miller were promoted to vice president, operations.



AES promoted Erick Schmidt to the position of HSET Loss Prevention Manager. He will oversee all loss issues and case management. Schmidt has over 17 years of construction experience, with 11 in the oil and gas industry. AES promoted Joireen Cohen to the position of HSET Director. She will oversee the development, implementation, and administration of organization-wide HSET programs and manage the Anchorage HSET staff. For the past 18 months, Cohen was the HSET Loss Prevention Manager. She is a certified Occupational Health and Safety Technologist with over 20 years of experience handling workers’ compensation claims in the oil and gas and health care industries.


Wells Fargo


Danny Seybert was appointed chairman and chief executive of PenAir. Scott Bloomquist was promoted to president, replacing founder Orin Seybert, who resigned recently. Lloyd Seybert was pro-

Janae Sorenson was hired as director of sales, integrated benefits for Premera. Sorenson most recently served as president of Regence Life and Health Insurance Co. in Portland, Ore.


Benjamin Burgener wa s c h o s e n We l l s Fargo Soldotna branch manager. He has five years of experience as a Wells Fargo branch m a n a g e r, s e r v i c e manager, personal banker and teller in Wyoming and Utah.

Steve Manley was chosen as a business relationship manager in Soldotna. Manley is a lifelong Kenai Peninsula resident with eight years of experience in accounting and financial management, including six years as an accountant and controller for Central Bering Sea Fisherman’s Association.

Senator Murkowski’s Office

Senator Lisa Murkowski named Miles Baker her U.S. Senate legislative assistant for tourism. Baker is a former Alaska Legislature aide and a current member of her Washington, D.C. staff. Raised in Alaska, Baker will now assist Murkowski on tourismrelated matters, in addition to his current responsibilities on economic policy.

Coldwell Banker Commercial

Elisha Mar tin was appointed director of Coldwell Banker Commercial’s operations-assets services division in Alaska. The division is part of Coldwell Banker Commercial’s Utah western regional office Martin based in Salt Lake City. Martin, an associate broker, has more than 15 years of commercial real estate experience. Martin specializes in property management, leasing and construction management.




Erika Van Flein was promoted to director of benefits for the University of Alaska. She previously served as benefits administrator for UA Human Resources. She first joined the university in 1990, working in university relations for the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Brandi Berg was promoted to Board of Regents’ executive officer. She joined UA in 2002, working for the UA Foundation.




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