Movers & Shakers 07/17/16
Altman, Rogers & Co. CPAs, announced that Sasha Barcheski has been promoted to audit manager in Anchorage. Barcheski recently received her CPA license from the State of Washington. Her wealth of experience includes working with nonprofit and governmental organizations throughout Alaska. Barcheski graduated from Western Washington University in June of 2011.
Spirit of Alaska Federal Credit Union announced that President and CEO Mike Lombardino will retire effective Dec. 31 and Anthony Rizk, an internal candidate, has been named as successor. Rizk assumed the role of president as of June 1 and will gain the title of CEO upon Lombardino’s departure. Lombardino has been the credit union’s president and CEO since 2002. Under Lombardino’s oversight, SoAFCU has enjoyed over a decade of stable growth and success in serving its members during some of the most challenging times in the financial industry. SoAFCU has grown from $65 million in total assets to the current level of around $150 million in total assets.
Pamela Kauveiyakul joined Anchorage Economic Development Corp. as business and economic development director and Allison Meyers was hired as operations coordinator. As business and economic development director, Kauveiyakul will be responsible for creating and executing strategies to help grow and diversify Anchorage’s economy. Kauveiyakul holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in sociology and communications from Loyola University New Orleans. She brings a wealth of experience from leadership positions across different sectors, including positions at BP Exploration, Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge and Camp Fire USA Alaska Council. As operations coordinator, Meyers will execute the day-to-day operations of the AEDC offices and assist the vice president with human resources and accounting duties. She will also support division directors in driving AEDC’s key strategic initiatives and visions. Meyers is a lifelong Alaskan and hails from Bethel. She graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a degree in investment finance. Meyers came from a long line of entrepreneurs and owned her first business at the age of 17.