Movers & Shakers 12/30/12
Hattenburg Dilley and Linnell LLC announces the following new additions to its staff. Heather Campfield has joined HDL as the environmental department manager for the firm’s Palmer office. She is a graduate of Alaska Pacific University with a bachelor’s degree in environmental science and holds a Graduate Certification in the National Environmental Policy Act from Utah State University. Her project experience includes Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Federal Transit Administration, Federal Rail Administration, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Julee Trudeau has joined HDL as a civil engineer for the firm’s Palmer office. She is a graduate of Boise State University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a minor in construction management. She is a roadway designer with more than 10 years of highway design experience leading design teams on multi-million dollar projects in Alaska, Washington and Idaho. Her design experience includes Alaska, Washington and Idaho departments of transportation, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Bureau of Indian Affairs and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson projects. John Bean recently joined HDL as their GIS Manager. Bean has a master’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Connecticut and is a licensed professional engineer. Bean has more than 30 years experience working and teaching civil engineering, surveying and GIS.
Mike Anderson has been hired to serve as press secretary in Congressman Don Young’s Washington, D.C., office. Anderson comes to Young’s office from Sen. Lisa Murkowski, where he worked in her press office for the past two years. Originally from Anchorage, Anderson received a degree in political science from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He is a graduate of A.J. Dimond High School in Anchorage.
Glenda Hogan has joined UIC Construction Services as marketing specialist. UICCS is the holding company for the construction services division of Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corp., whose subsidiaries include Kautaq Construction LLC, SIKU Construction LLC, Rockford Corp., and UIC Construction LLC.In her role at UICCS, Hogan will be providing marketing services to the four construction companies whose services encompass all aspects of the construction industry. Hogan has more than 30 years experience in management, customer service and graphic design.
KBEAR 104.1 is proud to announce that Anchorage will once again be waking up to the antics of award-winning, on-air personality Dawson McKay starting Jan. 2, 2013. McKay, the listener favorite and winner of multiple Alaska Broadcasters Association awards through the 90s will be the voice once again waking up Anchorage in the new year. McKay’s family moved to Anchorage in the 60s to work on the North Slope, where his brother still works today. The Bartlett High alumnus met KBEAR Program Director Matt Valley while both were attending the King Career Center. McKay returns to KBEAR from 92.3 KRST in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he was nominated for Best Radio Show Host by the Academy of Country Music. McKay is a nationally-recognized voice actor, who is most famous for the “Pizza! Pizza!” tagline for Little Caesars Pizza.
Wells Fargo Private Bank has named Travis Frisk as private banking manager for Alaska. The Private Bank provides highly personalized investment, lending and private banking solutions to help Alaskans build, manage, preserve and transfer their family wealth. Frisk is a 47-year Alaska resident with 20 years of financial services experience in the state. Most recently, he worked as a senior vice president and private banking manager for KeyBank of Alaska. He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Alaska Anchorage and he holds a Certified Wealth Strategist designation from Cannon Financial Institute.
Mollie R. Kent has been selected to manage KeyBank’s Kenai branch. Kent has more than 14 years of banking and financial service experience. A returning team member, Kent has worked in Key’s Kenai and Soldotna branches. She has been assistant branch manager for Wells Fargo Financial and a credit analyst for Associates First Capital Bank. Currently, she is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Alaska Southeast.
Hannah Espera was appointed to the Board of Nursing. Espera, of Anchorage, is a licensed practical nurse at the Alaska Native Medical Center’s Internal Medicine Outpatient Clinic. She has also worked at the Providence Extended Care Center and as office staff at the Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic. She holds a bachelor’s degree in history and a practical nursing certificate, both from UAA. Espera is appointed to a seat reserved for a licensed practical nurse.
Barbara Franks and Meghan Crow were reappointed to the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council. Franks, of Anchorage, has an extensive history of working on Alaska Native and suicide prevention issues, and is currently a program associate for suicide prevention programs with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. She has worked for the University of Alaska Southeast in Alaska Native student services, and in office positions with the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, Point Sophia Development Project, and Huna Heritage Foundation. She also spent nine years as a legal secretary in Juneau. Franks earned an associate degree in human services from the University of Alaska Anchorage. She is reappointed to a seat reserved for an individual who has experienced the death of a family member from suicide. Crow, of Bethel, has been a social worker at Bethel High School since 1998. She previously worked in Bethel as a community educator and legal advocate for the Tundra Women’s Coalition and as a Jesuit volunteer. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., and a master’s degree in social work from Boston College. She is an Alaska-licensed clinical social worker, holds a state special services education certificate, and coaches girl’s high school basketball and junior high cross country. Crow is reappointed to a seat reserved for a secondary school employee.\