Movers and Shakers for April 22
Thomas Heinlein is the new Bureau of Land Management Anchorage District manager. Heinlein joins BLM Alaska from Colorado where he served for the past six years as BLM’s Rocky Mountain District Manager in Canon City. Heinlein has served as a field manager and acted in several positions, including associate director of the BLM National Operations Center and the deputy state director for Resources in the BLM’s Eastern States office. Prior to his time in Colorado, Heinlein worked in Alaska for the National Park Service, including serving in Nome as superintendent of Bering Land Bridge National Preserve.
Rachel Langtry was promoted to chief operating officer Credit Union 1. Langtry was originally hired as a marketing associate in 2005, and she has since been promoted to numerous leadership positions within the credit union, including vice president of Marketing and Communications, senior vice president of Administration and Communications, and vice president of e-Services. Langtry holds a bachelor’s degree in business marketing and came to the credit union with previous marketing and financial institution experience. In 2013, she was chosen to participate in Filene Research Institute’s i3 program, which gathers a select group of the most innovative, insightful and energetic credit union professionals across North America with the challenge to solve the consumer finance industry’s most complex problems. Langtry was also awarded the high honor of President’s Award at Credit Union 1 in both 2010 and 2015.
Evan Mulcahy was promoted to Credit Union 1 Communications manager. Mulcahy was originally hired in 2013 as a staff trainer at the credit union, but he was soon promoted to digital communications specialist (2014) and innovation strategist (2016). His digital advertising and social media strategies resulted in Credit Union 1’s placement among The Financial Brand’s “Top 100” list of credit unions using social media. Mulcahy is a University of Alaska Anchorage graduate with a degree in economics, and he also serves as cooperative manager for the Emerging Credit Union Leaders of Alaska initiative. Recently, he was selected to attend “Crash the GAC” at the 2018 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference as a representative of Alaskan credit unions, an opportunity that allows participants to not only learn more about credit union advocacy but also network and be mentored by industry leaders.
Brent Little, PE, was promoted to principal at Coffman Engineers Inc. Little is the mechanical engineering commercial lead in Coffman’s Anchorage office and has been with the company for nearly a decade. Little has more than 14 years of experience and specializes in commercial mechanical engineering for military, corrections, utilities, education, healthcare, and oil and gas projects. His work experience covers all phases of project design, from business development to final project closeout. Little started his career with the Omaha District Army Corps of Engineers and has continued to do a considerable amount of federal work at Coffman for the Department of Defense across the U.S., Pacific, and in Asia. A few of Brent’s notable Alaska projects include: Extensive Department of Defense experience including the current F35A Beddown, Eielson Air Force Base; Goose Creek Correctional Facility; and EOA Fuel Gas System Replacement at Prudhoe Bay. Little attended Colorado State University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering.