Movers & Shakers 5/24/15

Credit Union 1 announced several promotions. Steven Rampke has been promoted to the position of branch manager at the credit union’s South Anchorage Branch. Originally hired in 2006, Rampke began as a teller and was later promoted to the positions of senior teller, assistant branch manager and most recently, branch manager of the credit union’s Mountain View Branch, the position he held prior to this promotion. Carlene Arendash has been promoted to the position of branch manager at the credit union’s Eagle River Branch. Originally hired in 2005, Arendash began as a teller and later held the positions of member service representative, senior teller, loan processor, assistant branch manager and most recently, branch manager of the credit union’s Downtown Branch, the position she held prior to this promotion. Kelly Smith has been promoted to the position of branch manager at the credit union’s Mountain View Branch. Originally hired in 2005, Smith began as a teller and later held the positions of member services assistant, member service officer, and most recently, branch manager of the credit union’s Eagle River Branch, the position he held prior to this promotion. Tara Pednault-McAdoo has been promoted to the position of branch manager at the credit union’s Midtown Branch. Originally hired in 2010, Pednault-McAdoo began as a teller and was later promoted to the positions of senior teller, member service supervisor and most recently, assistant branch manager, the position she held prior to this promotion. Tiarra Gustin has been promoted to the position of branch manager at the credit union’s Downtown Branch. Originally hired in 2007, Gustin began as a teller and was later promoted to the positions of accountant, member service officer, member service representative, member service supervisor and most recently, assistant branch manager, the position she held prior to this promotion.

Carlile has promoted Julie Sanchez to regional sales manager.  Based out of Tacoma, Wash., Sanchez will oversee the Lower 48 sales team with a target to maintain and build strong customer relationships, grow revenue and deliver logistics solutions for key accounts. Sanchez joined Carlile in May 2014 as a senior client manager based at the corporate headquarters in Anchorage. Prior to Carlile, she spent two years at Alta Logistics and four years at Totem Ocean Trailer Express from 2008–12.  Both organizations belong to the Saltchuk group of companies, which purchased Carlile in 2013. Sanchez’s history also includes experience as a project scheduler for Knik Construction Co., Inc., in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, managing project schedules for the Department of Defense, and logistics coordination at several levels. Sanchez holds both an master’s degree in global supply chain management and an MBA from the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. has named this year’s recipients of its Atigun Awards, which annually honor innovative work, exciting projects and shining-star professionals along the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System. At 4,739 feet, Atigun Pass in the Brooks Range is the highest elevation scaled by TAPS. The following is a summary of the people and efforts being honored with Atigun Awards. Environment: Flood response at Sag River and Beaver Brook; Health and Safety: Scott Smith, Valdez Marine Terminal Utility Supervisor, and the Power Vapor Facility Team; Innovation: Robotic in-line inspection tool team; Integrity: Julia Redington, Area Project Manager, based in Anchorage; Teamwork: Hal Eppley, Material Coordinator, Eppley, based in Fairbanks; Professional of the Year Awards: Jerry DeHaas Sr., Discipline Engineer Advisor, Fairbanks/Pump Station 1 and Kim Kortenhof, Senior Pipeline Compliance Coordinator, Fairbanks; Lifetime Achievement Award: Bill Frichtl, retired Senior Discipline Engineering Advisor, Anchorage.

Katie Chan joined the Anchorage office of R&M Consultants Inc. as a graphic designer in March 2015. Chan has four years of graphic design experience. Prior to joining R&M, she was a multimedia graphic designer for a nationally syndicated television show where she worked in motion, print and website mediums. She is experienced in marketing, videography, website design and maintenance, information graphics, user interface, photography, advertising, animation, branding and business systems. Chan has a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from California State University Sacramento and an associate’s degree in web design/liberal arts from Sierra College/Rocklin.

Updated: 
05/20/2015 - 2:13pm

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