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RIGHT MOVES with the company five years and assembled the Alaska team and served as the Livengood Gold Project Manager. Hanneman has more than thirty years’ Alaska-based mining industry experience, including with the Red Dog and Pogo mines.

Compiled by Russ Slaten Visitor and Convention Bureau Interim Director for Lincoln City, Oregon.

Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Patricia Vecera, an e x p e r i e n ce d l a b o r/ employment lawyer, joined the Anchorage office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP as Counsel. She joins Davis Wright Tremaine after spending fif teen years at the Anchorage-based firm of Turner & Mede, P.C. Vecera Vecera earned her BS from Chapman College and her JD from Gonzaga University School of Law.

Alaska Center for the Performing Arts



Huna Totem Corporation

Joe Jacobson joined Huna Totem Corporation as Vice President of Business Development. He was recently Director of the State of Alaska Division of Economic Development and previously International Program Director at the Alaska Seafood Marketing Jacobson Institute. Jacobson holds a bachelor’s degree in outdoor studies from Alaska Pacific University and a master’s degree in international relations from the City College of New York.

Anchorage Chamber of Commerce

The Anchorage Chamber of Commerce board of direc tors appointed Bruce Bustamante as President. Over the past few years he has been Visit Anchorage President a n d C EO, P r i n ce s s Cruises Vice President of Community and Public Affairs, and most recently Bustamante

She was most recently Operations Director at Northwest Strategies. She brings fifteen years of experience in communications and marketing and ten years in freelance writing. Kenshalo is a life-long Alaskan and a graduate of the University of Alaska.



Greg Solomon joins UIC as its new Marketing and Communications Manager. Solomon has over twenty years of experience in the advertising and marketing fields and fifteen years in the IT industry. He attended the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, the University of Texas at San Antonio, the University of Alaska Anchorage, and the University of the Incarnate Word in Texas. Roger Wilson joins UIC Oil & Gas Support as General Manager. Wilson’s career spans twentysix years in North Slope materials management and logistics, including seventeen years in management positions. He also brings strong safety culture and environmental stewardship. Wilson is a life-long Alaskan. Clyde Cossette joins UIC Design, Plan, Build as Health, Safety, Environment, and Training Manager. Most recently he’s worked at Kuparuk as a General Foreman managing seventy employees. Cossette holds a bachelor’s in business management from the College of St. Scholastica in Minnesota and has earned a number of health and safety certifications the last thirty years. Rachel Kenshalo joins UIC Design, Plan, Build as Director of Marketing and Communications.

Anne Garrett has been appointed as the new Director of Development and Marketing at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. Garrett brings more than twenty years of experience and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts from Saint Olaf College. In Garrett Seattle, she earned her Master of Arts in Teaching from City University and graduated from The Film School.

Salamatof Native Association, Inc.

Christopher Monfor is the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Salamatof Native Association, Inc. Monfor was the Area Sales Manager for NC Machinery’s CAT Rental Store Division. Monfor received a BA in marketing, history, and criminology from the Monfor University of Portland.


The AIDEA (Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority) Board appointed John Springsteen as Executive Director. He served as AIDEA Infrastructure Development Officer since February 2014 and was previously the National Director in the Houston, Texas, office of Grant Thornton LLP. Springsteen earned his bachelor’s from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University. R

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Ravn Alaska CEO Bob Hajdukovich on the tarmac in front of the company’s hangar at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. The company’s...

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Ravn Alaska CEO Bob Hajdukovich on the tarmac in front of the company’s hangar at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. The company’s...