Movers & Shakers 06/12/16
Angela Bradford of Northrim Bank has been promoted to assistant vice president, loan compliance assistant manager. Bradford joined Northrim Bank in December 2014 as the loan and CRA compliance associate. She came to Northrim with more than 12 years of experience of branch operations with BBVA Compass in Montgomery, Ala. Bradford has attended the ABA National Compliance School in San Diego, Calif. She is highly engaged in the community and volunteers for Salvation Army’s McKinnell House, Covenant House, Junior Achievement Alaska and Northrim’s School Business Partner, Fairview Elementary School.
Dr. Charla Brown, assistant professor of human resource management at University of Alaska Southeast, has been named a regional recipient of the 2016 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award. The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs recognizes individuals each year who exemplify teaching excellence in the classroom. Brown will be honored, along with other regional recipients, at ACBSP Annual Conference 2016, June 17-20 in Atlanta. She will receive a medallion and a $250 check. Two International Teaching Excellence Award recipients will be announced at a special Salute to Regions luncheon, one from a baccalaureate/graduate degree-granting institution and one from an associate degree-granting institution. As a regional recipient, Brown is now a candidate for the international award.
Chris Linford has opened a mechanical engineering practice in South Anchorage. The company, Chris Linford Consulting Engineer, provides consultation and design services of commercial HVAC/plumbing mechanical systems throughout Alaska, California and Washington. Linford is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and has been a registered professional engineer since 1978.
Jennifer Bernard has joined the Credit Union 1 board of directors. Bernard is a business professional with more than 18 years of experience in business development, management, sales, marketing, leadership and education. She has served on the credit union’s Supervisory Committee since 2012. Bernard received her bachelor’s degree in organizational management and her master of business administration degree from Alaska Pacific University. She is currently working toward her Ph.D. in public policy and administration.