Movers and Shakers for July 9
Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has added Renea I. Saade as a shareholder in the Anchorage office. Saade was previously a partner in the labor and employment group at Stoel Rives LLP. Saade counsels employers on a wide range of issues that arise in the workplace and often serves as an independent workplace investigator and trainer on various employment law issues, including the prevention of discrimination and harassment in the workplace. She also represents employers before governmental agencies and local courts. Outside of her legal practice, Saade serves as board president of YWCA Alaska and is a member of several community and legal organizations.
Pursuit announced that Fernando Salvador has been promoted to the position of vice president and general manager of the Alaska Collection. Salvador, former general manager of Pursuit’s Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, will be responsible for leading the team in Alaska to deliver unforgettable and inspiring experiences to guests and staff. Prior to his leadership at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, Salvador’s career has developed and grown over many years in a variety of national park resort roles across Alaska and Washington, including notable posts managing the Denali Park Village, McKinley Chalet Resort and the Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort.
Resource Data, a custom software development, geographic information system and IT consulting firm, has hired Carol Campbell Taunuu as a business analyst to its Anchorage office. Campbell recently graduated with her bachelor’s degree in business management magna cum laude from the University of Alaska Anchorage. While going to school she most recently worked as a loan account manager at United Way and as a director/trainer for Pampered Chef. Resource Data also has hired Rowan Bulkow as an intern in Anchorage. Rowan just completed his junior year at the University of Alaska Anchorage where he’s pursuing his bachelor’s degree in computer science.
McCool Carlson Green announced that Cara Rude, ASID, and Melissa Pribyl, ASID, have both passed the rigorous test to become the first WELL-accredited professionals in Alaska. Passing the test signifies a comprehensive understanding of the WELL Building Standard, which is a program dedicated to advancing human health and well-being in buildings. Rude has 13 years of interior design experience. Educated at The Art Institute of Portland and graduating with a bachelor’s degree in interior design, she currently serves as the president for the American Society of Interior Designers, Alaska Chapter; member and ambassador presenter for the International Living Future Institute; and is a U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional Building Design and Construction. Rude has led on projects such as the Anchorage Museum Expansion, Gladys Wood Elementary School and Alaska Airlines Hangar. Pribyl joined MCG’s interior design team in 2016. Born and raised in Alaska, she has 10 years of professional design experience. Pribyl is also a construction specification institute construction document technologist.