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FRIDAY, APRIL 29 9:00 AM-10:15 AM............................................................................BREAKFAST + PRESENTATION #1 (TUB 3-5) PEOPLE VS. PROFIT: CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY Welcome: Bruce Bustamante, President & CEO, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Dylan Faber, Alaska Community Affairs Manager, Matson; Jessica Gallagher, Director of Corporate Communications, Credit Union 1; Megan Webb, Contributions and Events Senior Manager, GCI Corporations are continually faced with pressure from the public to emphasize people over profit. Learn how these organizations are maximizing that necessity to engage, promote, and encourage their employees to embrace community service. Sponsored by Wells Fargo.
10:30 AM-11:30 AM............................................................................................................BREAKOUT SESSIONS SESSION A (K1): BRUSH OFF THE TERMINATION DUST: INTERACTIVE RESUME WORKSHOP Skye Nevada, Senior Development Manager, American Cancer Society Grab your resume and join us for an interactive workshop to learn more about customization and building content. Gain a deeper understanding of how layout and design effect first impressions and what you can do to make it the best! SESSION B (K2): NON-TRADITIONAL PARTNERSHIPS: PRESSING FORWARD WITH NEW ALLIES Kara Moriarty, President and CEO, Alaska Oil & Gas Association The presentation will highlight the value, and necessity, of nurturing non-traditional partnerships and allies. Unprecedented times require new perspectives, new ways of doing business, and new methods; fostering the creativity to do business in our “new normal” comes from intentional pursuit of a diversity of partners and ideas. Participants will learn: •
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SESSION C (K6): CRYPTOCURRENCY, NFTS, THE METAVERSE - AND THE OPPORTUNITY FOR ALASKA. MODERATOR: Brice Wilbanks, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Mayor Tom Hsieh, President, FlyCoin; Leonard Moon, CEO, FlyCoin, Inc.; Chris Gale, CEO, Metaedge Ventures A conversation with Lenny Moon and Tom Hsieh, FlyCoin’s CEO, and its President - and Chris Gale, a blockchain industry expert since 2016. They will provide an overview of some of the current ideas around blockchain and how it can benefit certain economies.
11:30 AM-12:00 PM.............................................................................................................VISIT WITH VENDORS 12:00 PM-1:00 PM..............................................................................................NETWORKING LUNCH (TUB 3-5) Learn a little bit about one another through a fun networking activity. Sponsored by Providence and Balanced CPAs.
1:15 PM-2:30 PM..................................................................................................................BREAKOUT SESSIONS SESSION D (K1): YOUR STORY: EFFECTIVE AND GENUINE LEADERSHIP Duane Mayes, Director, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation All of us have a story to tell. The moments that define us, successes, and failures that send us on a certain path. Let’s explore how to embrace our story and utilize it to bring genuine and effective leadership to our professional lives. SESSION E (K2): HOW TO INFLUENCE THE ASSEMBLY John Weddleton, Former Anchorage Assemblyman How people can get involved with the Assembly and influence policy.
FRIDAY, APRIL 29 SESSION F (K6): PREPARING FOR A WIN-LANDING THE JOB YOU WANT! Christine Brown, HR Services Partner, Wilson Albers This presentation will concentrate on encouraging people to be prepared to land their dream job-discussing how to market yourself to employers, discussing making sure you have a compelling resume, are prepared to present yourself in a compelling way during an interview, and we will talk about how to make connections with employers and others who can help you network as you look for a new role.
2:30 PM-3:00 PM.....................................................VISIT WITH VENDORS 3:00 PM-4:15 PM.....................................................BREAKOUT SESSIONS SESSION G (K1): PROPERTY: WHAT’S THE POINT? Justin Milette, Owner, Aspire Realty Group Anyone looking to buy or sell real estate knows how turbulent the market is right now. Is it worth the stress? How do you make the right moves amongst the chaos? Justin will be dropping knowledge on real estate investing, strategies behind real estate investing, benefits of owning real estate, and how to use it as a wealth building tool. SESSION H (K2): IMPOSTER SYNDROME – NOT JUST A “WOMAN THING”, IT
TRAVEL HACK. Experiencing new places changes the way you understand the world. Club 49 changes the way you travel. Visit the Hub to see benefits only for Alaskans.
AFFECTS ALL Dr. Terry Nelson, Associate Dean/Professor of Leadership and Business Administration, UAA College of Business & Public Policy Have you ever made one of the following statements to yourself- I believe the success I’ve had is a fluke, or I feel like I’m just making it up as I go, or sometimes I’m afraid others will discover how much knowledge or ability I really lack? If you have, you may have experienced imposter syndrome. Guess what? You are not alone. Nearly 70% of people (men and women) have experienced this condition. Join in an interactive conversation to learn about imposter syndrome and what you can do to disrupt it. SESSION I (K6): NOT THE TYPICAL TOURISM PRESENTATION Lilly Kelly, Director of Marketing, Visit Anchorage It’s been anything but business as usual for travel and tourism – hear some of the lessons learned by the industry, with implications and applications far beyond travel. Sharing lessons learned in the course of the last two and a half years and unpacking insights applicable in your professional life.
4:30 PM-6:00 PM.............................................NETWORKING RECEPTION HOTEL CAPTAIN COOK, QUARTER DECK Sponsored by Northrim Bank, Adulting Done Right, U.S. Army Recruiting Alaska, Alaska, and FlyCoin
SATURDAY, APRIL 30 9:45 AM-11:00 AM.............................................................................................PRESENTATION #2 (TUB 3-5) TWO LEGIT TO QUIT: POWER PARTNERS Tabitha Karpow, Communications & Development Director, Anchorage Senior Activity Center, and Tom Karpow, Chief Financial Officer, Upper One Studios; Mitch Kitter, Director of Security Architecture and Planning, GCI, and Shalem Kitter, Partner, The Studio; Michelle E. Klouda, AIA NCARB LEED AP BD+C, Principal, RIM Architects, and Nolan Klouda, Executive Director, University of Alaska Center for Economic Development Career, relationships, prestige, family, community, chores, stress. How do local power couples juggle it all while maintaining the solid bond that keeps their partnership strong?
11:15 AM-12:15 PM.......................................................................................................BREAKOUT SESSIONS SESSION J (K1): WHAT’S IN YOUR MARKETING BUDGET Abigail McLagan, REALTOR® / Marketing Director & Auction Manager, Alaska Premier Auctions & Appraisals LLC We’re living in a digital world. Is your business and marketing strategy evolving with the current landscape? We’ll dive into the anatomy of an online presence and data-driven marketing. Get an edge over your competition by using organic content creation, targeted digital advertising, Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel, and more.
SESSION K (K2): DON’T BE THAT PERSON: CULTURAL APPRECIATION VS. APPROPRIATION E.J R. David, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Alaska Anchorage; Ken McCoy, Chief Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Officer, Providence Alaska; Melissa Shaginoff, Curator, Alaska Pacific University How do we maintain the integrity of cultural heritage in an ecosystem that continually fights against it? Join us as we learn about equity and inclusion, the challenges and expectations of diversity, and we advance conversations about cultural resilience in our community.
SESSION L (K6): COLD IS HOT! INNOVATION IN ALASKA David Ames, Program Manager, Port of Alaska Modernization Program, Jacobs Engineering; Katie Berry, Economist, McKinley Research Group; Gwen Holdmann, Director of the Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP), University of Alaska Fairbanksl Brett Watson, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Alaska Anchorage Organizations need to “innovate or die” and with all the hype around innovation, Alaskans are on the point of a precipice. Join us to learn about some of the most wicked organizational, environmental, and community challenges we face here in Alaska as we continue to push forward with innovative technologies, research, and projects.
12:30–1:45 PM.....................................................................................LUNCH + PRESENTATION #3 (TUB 3-5) KNOWING WHEN TO STOP Dr. Deena Bishop, Superintendent, Anchorage School District; Glen Klinkhart, Alaska Department of Revenue, Criminal Investigations Unit ; Senator Natasha von Imhof, State of Alaska What happens when you reach the pinnacle of your career path? Hear the journeys of these “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop” professionals, who know that this isn’t their last Summit to climb.
2:00-3:00 PM..................................................................................................................BREAKOUT SESSIONS SESSION M (K1): BECOMING YOUR OWN BANK DJ Jennings, Financial Life Specialist National Agency Manager, Adulting Done Right Every dollar is not created equally. Learn how you can be intentional about every penny in your possession, become debt-free faster and build a tax-free plan that you can adapt to the changes in your life.
SESSION N (K2): ALASKAN INGENUITY: OUTSIDE THE BOX ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP Kristen Freiburger, Associate, Environmental Group Leader, Shannon & Wilson; Chris Woodruff, Co-Founder & COO, Aquagga; Liam Zsolt, Director of Technology and Innovation, ASRC Energy Services (AES) We all know Alaskans are innovative, and we love the environment. What happens when you put those two things together? You get groundbreaking advances in environmental cleanup technology, starting right here at home, but poised to tackle some of the country’s toughest contamination problems.
SATURDAY, APRIL 30 SESSION O (K6): POWER OF ASSOCIATION Eugene Cho, Alaska NextGen Korean American Leaders Networking; Darla Graham, Alaska Native Professional Association (ANPA); Angela Łot’oydaatlno Gonzalez, PRSA Alaska; Jen Motyka, Anchorage Chamber’s Young Professionals Group; Tana Skye Nevada, American Cancer Society’s Associate Board of Ambassadors (ABOA) Learn how to jump start the strength within yourself through the power of associations in your own backyard. Hear the stories of local young professional leaders who have supercharged their own careers and personal lives with the connections they have made.
3:15-4:15 PM.........................................................BREAKOUT SESSIONS SESSION P (K1): TURN YOUR HEAD AND COUGH: MEN’S HEALTH STORIES
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Aaron Hutson, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium; Sheron Patrick, Business Development, Alyeska Title Guaranty Agency, Inc.; Dr. Daniel Volland, Owner, Optometrist, Ursa Optical Family jewels, twigs and berries, banana and oranges, big Jim and the twins. Whatever you call them, we cannot deny the importance of men’s health. Come hang and engage in an intimate discussion about the taboos, barriers, and hard truths about men’s health.
SESSION Q (K2): MAKE IT SNOW 2.0 Ervin Hetemi, Cook Inlet Lending Center; Linda Janes, Director, gBETA Anchorage Accelerator; Ana Kaiser, Fund Manager, Alaska Angel Conference 2022; Melanie Lucas-Conwell, Manager, 49th State Angel Fund Make it rain? Not in Alaska! Learn how investors changed the weather and found businesses worth promoting. Find out what it takes to make an investor sit up and take notice of your business.
SESSION R (K6): ALL ABOARD! APPRENTICESHIPS, INTERNSHIPS, AND MENTORSHIPS James Doughty, CPA, Assurance Partner, BDO, USA; Suzanne McCarthy, Director of Training, Alaska Laborers Training School; Michael J. Stone, First Sergeant, Alaska Recruiting Company; Ryann Swalling, Architect, KPB Architects All aboard for a journey that will teach you the difference between these ‘ships, the importance they play in our economy, and how you can navigate the changing winds throughout your career.
4:30-6:30 PM.....................AWARDS + KEYNOTE RECEPTION (TUB 3-5) CAN’T STOP, WON’T STOP: SUCCESS IN FAILURE David Norris, Elite Nordic Skier and Mountain Runner High levels of success often come from the lessons found in failure. Hear the incredible journey of local extreme athlete, David Norris and what he has learned that keeps him moving forward after defeat. National Champion winner, World Champion racer and Mt. Marathon course record holder, David defines Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop.
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ALASKA YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR FINALISTS CALESTA AYER, MOTLEY MOO CREAMERY
Calesta Ayer is the owner of Motley Moo Creamery; an ice cream shop located in South Anchorage. Motley Moo Creamery produces a high quality, all natural ice cream made from scratch using farm fresh dairy and locally sourced ingredients and inclusions. A lifelong Alaskan, Calesta attended AJ Dimond High School and earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Management and Marketing from the University of Alaska Anchorage. She has a background in marketing, accounting and finance. Her love of ice cream and need of a creative outlet led her to open Motley Moo Creamery. Her passion for providing customers with the perfect scoop of ice cream is coupled by her commitment to creating a company culture that recognizes the link between business and social responsibility. Motley Moo Creamery makes meaningful efforts towards helping those in need by donating product, time and money to organizations and endeavors that involve families, children and those who are experiencing food insecurity. One such endeavor is the Motley Moo Milk Fund; a fund where 1% of Motley Moo sales, along with customer donations, are used to purchase fresh or shelf-stable whole milk. Purchased product is then distributed to local shelters, food banks and food pantries. To date, Motley Moo Creamery has donated approximately 2,250 gallons of fresh whole milk and/or shelf-stable whole milk benefiting the following organizations- Clare House Anchorage, St. Francis House Food Pantry, Bean’s Cafe and The Children’s Lunchbox.
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EVELYNA CALDWELL, BALANCED CPAS
Evelyna was born and raised in Alaska. She grew up in Fairbanks until 2006 when she moved to Anchorage. After working at a few local entry level jobs, she started worked for Northern Air Cargo for about 4 years, moving up the chain in their accounting department. In 2011 she started working at Mikunda Cottrell (now known as BDO) where she truly fell in love with accounting (weird, I know). In late 2015 she decided to start her own firm, known as Balanced CPAs. Balanced CPAs has since grown from a one person bookkeeping and tax firm to a team of herself, 6 employees and 2 regular contractors. After sharing office space with another CPA for 5 years, she finally moved into her own office suite in January 2021, and she held a ribbon cutting the day after the tax deadline that year. She has approximately 400 clients including individuals and small businesses. Her favorite clients are fishermen and brand-new businesses. She loves to be able to help businesses set things up right and then be able to watch them grow and help them along the way. She also has a very active social life in downtown Anchorage and sings at Karaoke every week. She enjoys doing community service with her Rotary club and loves getting dressed up for fundraisers, galas, and other events. You can see why she loves the Chamber, because it combines three things she loves: Social Interaction, Community Service and sometimes Galas! The Chamber Gold Pans are her favorite Gala of the year, of course. You may have seen her on stage with the band at the 2020 Gold Pan Awards! She is really friendly (maybe a little bit too much) so if you see her, walk up and say, “Hi!”
JOEY BARRANCO, MARY’S ROSE VIDEO MARKETING
Joey Barranco is a successful video marketing specialist and founder of Mary’s Rose Video Marketing. He has 3 years of experience creating video marketing campaigns for businesses state and nationwide from local small businesses all the way to Adidas. Joey is a full-time entrepreneur while also working towards his bachelors degree at UAA in communications where he will graduate next May. He is known for his strategic communication approach to every video project that naturally moves the viewer. Inspired by the community around him, Joey started making videos in his neighborhood, East Anchorage. His goal was to bring attention to the underexposed talent here in Alaska. Everyone from community activists to entrepreneurs. Joey knows that Alaska is a gold mine of amazing people, he just wants the world to know it. He decided to turn it into a business and shortly after, he began bringing this same exposure to local businesses. Since, he has created hundreds of videos for business that have been shared thousands of times. Joey is a wellconnected networker and community volunteer. He is a member of the BNI Alaska Business Pipeline Chapter and community activist. He also won the Max Llanes Behind the Camera Endowed scholarship in 2022. Joey spends numerous hours a week at the Mountain View Boys & Girls Club teaching and mentoring members in video and entrepreneurial skills. Through their studies the kids make community pieces as well as videos for other businesses. One student even won “best music video award” in a nationwide Boys & Girls club competition. He takes pride in taking the knowledge he gains in his entrepreneurial journey and passing it back to the next generation of Alaskans. In doing so, he hopes the next generation of Alaskans will thrive in the digital media space on a global level.
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ALASKA YOUNG PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR FINALISTS MARILYN ALVARENGA-GAXIOLA, FRONTIER TUTORING
Marilyn Alvarenga-Gaxiola is Executive Director of Frontier Tutoring, where she aspires to empower and engage with the future leaders of Alaska. Previously, she worked at Northern Compass Group, an Anchorage-based consulting firm, led by the former U.S. Senator Mark Begich, where she served as Marketing Director and Associate Consultant, assisting clients with strategic communications and marketing. She serves as President-Elect of the American Marketing Association Alaska Chapter, Chair of the Leadership Anchorage Advisory Board at the Alaska Humanities Forum, Commissioner of the Anchorage Arts Advisory Commission, and Marketing Director of TEDxAnchorage. Marilyn grew up in Anchorage and attended East Anchorage High School. She holds a B.A. in International Studies from the University of Alaska Anchorage, along with a certificate in digital marketing from Columbia Business School. Marilyn was named to the 2020 Top Forty Under 40 cohort by the Alaska Journal of Commerce.
TAHNEE CONTE-SECCARECCIA, ANCHORAGE COALITION TO END HOMELESSNESS
Tahnee Conte-Seccareccia is the Director of Finance and Administration for the Anchorage Coalition to End Homelessness (ACEH), where she is helping to make homelessness in Anchorage rare, brief, and one-time. Before joining ACEH, she worked at several jobs where businesses intersect with the community, including as the Operations Coordinator for the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce, as an Evidence Technician at the Anchorage Police Department, and substitute teacher and coach for the Anchorage School District. She has more than ten years of experience working in Anchorage’s vibrant travel and tourism industry. Tahnee’s desire to make Anchorage a better community has inspired her career choices over the last 13 years and inspired her to join ACEH in 2020. After earning her degree from the University of Oregon in 2010, Tahnee returned home and found herself with the desire to be surrounded by community-minded individuals. She did so by volunteering as the Vice President of the Alaska Ducks Alumni Chapter and by joining a collective of neighbors wanting to improve the quality of life in the neighborhood. In 2018, she founded the Spenard Beautification Committee to focus on community relationships and enhance the livability of Spenard. Tahnee has coordinated Spenard community cleanups with the Anchorage Chamber’s annual Citywide Cleanup event for the past five years. Tahnee’s passion for civic engagement led her to join the planning committee for the West Anchorage Candidates Forum in 2016. She served as co-chair of the committee in 2019 and 2021 and has been a Forum moderator since 2021. Tahnee also volunteered on the Spenard Community Council Executive Board from 2019 to 2022. When not working or volunteering, Tahnee spends time with her family and wonderful golden retriever, strengthening friendships, cheering on the Oregon Ducks, writing food and restaurant reviews, and embracing her love of travel and nature photography.
BENJAMIN A. JACUK, ALASKA NATIVE HERITAGE CENTER
Benjamin A. Jacuk is a Dena’ina & Sugpiaq Alaska Native who works as the Indigenous Researcher and Unguwat Project Director for the Alaska Native Heritage Center. Benjamin graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary with a Masters of Theology and Masters of Divinity. He is the grandson of Mack Dolchok and is tribally enrolled in the Kenaitze Indian Tribe. Benjamin has worked in many different areas for the betterment of Alaska Native peoples such as the United Nations Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues and has become the subject matter expert concerning his research into the Church-run Boarding School Project within Alaska. He also serves as the Co-Chair for the Diversity Committee within the Society for Pentecostal Studies where he helps struggling scholars from various minoritized backgrounds through the Society’s scholarship fund. He is an ordained minister who has led various local outreach events for at need individuals throughout Anchorage. Benjamin has a passion for the wellbeing and restoration of identity for all Alaska Native peoples and communities.
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David Norris was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska. Skiing was a passion he was able to pursue on the collegiate level at Montana State where he received an undergraduate in accounting and won 2nd place at the NCAA championships in 2014. David continued his education and skiing career at Alaska Pacific University and received his MBA. In 2019, he started Front Range Financial, which created a way for David to remotely provide bookkeeping and accounting services to clients while continuing to pursue his love of skiing. By building his company to fit his lifestyle, David is able to work year round even while ski racing in Europe from November through April. Skiing isn’t the only activity David loves, fly fishing and mountain biking are also favorite pastimes. David’s other major accomplishments include earning a U.S. National Championship title in cross country skiing in 2019, and racing at two World Championships for the U.S. Team. Defining that Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop attitude, David is also a three-time winner of the famous Mt. Marathon foot race, and the current course record holder. To learn more, check him out at norrisnordic.com.
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