Movers & Shakers 09/18/16
Stantec’s Anchorage office recently added four new team members. New employees include Corey Rogers, electrical designer; Jake Alward, civil engineer in training; Riley Bronga, civil engineer in training; and Annamarie Courtright, CAD designer. Rogers brings 15 years of experience to his role as an electrical designer. He has previously worked for design firms in both Fairbanks and Anchorage. Since joining Stantec, he has worked on airport projects in Anchorage and Hughes, the Arctic Valley Water Treatment Plant and the Girdwood Wastewater Treatment Plant for the Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility. He is a University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate, with degrees in electrical engineering and applied mathematics. Alward joins Stantec civil engineering team after working in the local design industry since 2014. Since joining Stantec, Alward has worked on multiple projects, including the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Gate B Reconstruction Project and various projects for Doyon Utilities and the Anchorage Water and Wastewater Utility. Alward is a Gonzaga University graduate. Bronga, a University of Alaska Anchorage graduate, has worked in the Anchorage design industry as a land surveyor, logistics coordinator and engineering intern. At Stantec, he will provide design assistance in the Transportation group. Since joining the firm, he has worked on projects across the state, including the 100th Avenue Extension in Anchorage and the Kenai Spur Highway on the Kenai Peninsula. Courtright joins Stantec’s Aviation group as a design technician with eight years of experience. She has previously aided in design for water treatment plants, water storage tanks, highway improvements and subdivisions. Since joining Stantec, Courtright has worked on projects for the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and Kotzebue’s Ralph Wien Memorial Airport. She is a graduate of Charter College in Anchorage.
Northwest Strategies promoted Elinda Hetemi from account coordinator to the position of junior account executive. Hetemi received her bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2013, is a member of the American Marketing Association-Alaska Chapter and an enthusiastic and active supporter of social causes, such as suicide prevention and awareness. Hetemi primarily works with the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, Alaska Center for Ear, Nose and Throat, Cook Inlet Housing Association and the Hotel Captain Cook.