Movers and Shakers for Nov. 5
Denali Home Loans has promoted Jeffrey Hase to production manager after serving as senior mortgage loan originator since 2009. In this new position, Hase will oversee all MLO origination as well as processing. Hase will continue to originate loans while also filling the production manager position. Hase has been a mortgage loan originator in Alaska since 2003. He previously worked for retail, correspondent, and wholesale lending with other lenders, including Liberty Financial Group, Countrywide and Bank of America. Kimberly A. Zeren has joined Denali Federal Credit Union’s Home Loans Department as a senior mortgage loan originator where she is responsible for guiding her clients through the transaction, from prequalification to the close of sale. Zeren has been in the mortgage field for more than 25 years, part of that time at Wells Fargo Mortgage as well as operating her own mortgage business in Scottsdale, Ariz. for 10 years. Aileen Dimmick has joined the Denali Home Loans staff as a senior mortgage loan originator. Prior to Dimmick’s employment with Denali, she worked in Residential Mortgage as a mortgage loan originator and a loan processor. She also worked for Alaska USA’s Mortgage Department as an originator assistant. In total, Dimmick has 15 years in the mortgage lending industry. Dimmick is certified for Veterans’ Affairs, Housing and Urban Development 184 and Rural Development loan programs. She is currently listed as an Alaska Housing Finance Corp. “featured lender.”
The Alutiiq Museum has promoted Lauren McCausland to the position of project specialist. McCausland moved to Kodiak with her husband two years ago and began working as a temporary assistant in the museum’s gallery. Now, she is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in elementary education at Kodiak College, and helping the museum to implement its educational programs. Her duties include managing the museum’s traveling educational boxes, assisting with the development of publications, and supporting Alutiiq language documentation projects.
Ahtna Inc. promoted Timothy F. Gould, PE, to president of subsidiary Ahtna Engineering Services LLC. Gould has served as the vice president of AES and Ahtna Environmental Inc. since 2014. Gould’s experience spans 27 years in the consulting and construction markets with responsibilities nationwide and in the Pacific region. He has managed business operations and development for design-build facilities, environmental studies and remediation, and energy projects for federal, state, and local governments. He is a registered civil and environmental professional engineer and earned a master’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Maine and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Gould is a past president of the Society of American Military Engineers Alaska Chapter Anchorage Post and currently holds a seat on their scholarship fund board of directors.
Joe Beedle is retiring from his position as chairman of the board of Northrim Bank and Northrim BanCorp Inc. effective Jan. 2, 2018, and will be succeeded by Joe Schierhorn as chairman of the board of the bank and the company. Schierhorn is a charter employee of the bank and started his Northrim career as vice president, commercial loan officer and regulatory compliance manager in 1990. He was promoted first to senior vice president then elevated to executive vice president and chief financial officer, chief operating officer and finally president and CEO of the bank.