Movers & Shakers 01/10/16
Dan Javes was named director of operations for NMS Food & Facilities Management, a division of NANA Management Services, the fifth-largest private employer in Alaska with more than 40 years of experience in the North Slope oil and gas industry. Javes will oversee operations in the education sector, at Fairbanks International Airport and restaurants operated by NMS Food & Facilities Management—The Varsity at the Alaska Airlines Center and MUSE Restaurant at Anchorage Museum. Operations for education clients include venues at the University of Alaska Anchorage and food services provided for K-12 schools. Most recently Javes was director of operations for Gate Gourmet, overseeing catering and facilities management at San Francisco International Airport. There, his achievements include implementing a safety culture that halved accidents, increased labor productivity and improved compliance with audits. Javes previously worked for NANA Services LLC for six years and held positions as president and vice president of operations for the global provider of federal and commercial services. He also has 15 years of experience with Sodexo/Marriott.
Credit Union 1 employee Holly Tabaczka has been promoted to the position of branch manager at the credit union’s Midtown Branch. Originally hired in 2007 as a teller, Tabaczka later held the positions of member services representative, consumer loan processor, member service supervisor and assistant branch manager at the credit union’s Midtown Branch, the position she held prior to this promotion. In her new position, Tabaczka will oversee the branch’s standards for quality in providing service to its members, while ensuring compliance of state and federal regulations and internal policies.
The Alaska Support Industry Alliance announced Hans Rodvik as its new external affairs coordinator. Rodvik was born in Anchorage, and is a lifelong Alaskan. He majored in political science and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Alaska Anchorage in May 2015 with a bachelor’s degree. During the 2014 legislative session he worked for Alaska Senate Majority Leader Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, as a legislative intern. Following that session, he worked as part of the Anchorage field team on the successful Vote No On One campaign. In the fall of 2014 he joined Americans for Prosperity Alaska, working as a field associate during the U.S. Senate race. In January, before graduating from UAA, Rodvik joined AFP-AK full time as field director. As field director, he worked to advance free market policies and limited government by organizing grassroots campaigns, using cutting edge technology, and effectively engaging elected officials. Each summer for the past seven years, Rodvik has also commercial fished for sockeye salmon; three years in Cook Inlet and four years in Bristol Bay. Rodvik joined the Alliance in 2015.
Altman, Rogers & Co., CPA’s announced that Katherine Stachow, CPA, and Yulia Ellsworth, CPA, have been promoted to the position of manager. Stachow is a licensed CPA by the State of Alaska and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as the Alaska Society of CPAs. Stachow joined Altman, Rogers & Co. in June 2009. She has a bachelor’s degree in professional accountancy and public administration. She graduated from Carroll College in May 2009. Ellsworth is a licensed CPA by the State of Alaska and joined Altman, Rogers & Co. in July 2011. She has a bachelor’s degree in professional accountancy from the University of Alaska Anchorage. She also has a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in economics and international business from Far Eastern National University, Vladivostok, Russia. She graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage in May 2011.