Movers & Shakers 04/28/13
Amber Frizzell has joined Alaska Permanent Capital Management, or APCM, as client relations manager. Frizzell holds bachelors’ of business management and international business from Whitworth University. She brings eight years of community and customer relationship building experience from her work with non-profits and Tribal governments. APCM is a locally-owned and operated investment manager in Alaska, with nearly $3 billion in assets under management and advisement.
Local business leaders are working with the March of Dimes to prevent preterm birth and give more babies a healthy start in life. GCI’s Martin Cary, vice president and general manager of managed broadband services and Marina Cottini, vice president, commercial sales and marketing for GCI are co-chairs for the Signature Chefs Auction. The auction features 12 Anchorage chefs including lead chef Jens Nannestad, owner of Southside Bistro.
Claire Marie has joined Bald Mountain Air Service, or BMAS, as director of safety. She advises management on all aviation safety and security, and also represents BMAS at industry aviation safety or security committees and during regulatory safety meetings with the Aviation Safety Council of Alaska, Federal Aviation Administration and others. Marie is a life-long Alaskan. Her past work experience includes serving as a liaison officer and chief of the Joint Operations Center/Interagency Coordinator at the Department of Defense-U.S. Air Force at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, or JBER. She also has worked for the state’s Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, as a transportation security specialist for TSA and as a DOD contractor. Marie received her master’s degree in security studies in 2010 from Naval Postgraduate School. She also has a bachelor’s degree in management studies from the University of Maryland, and has completed other safety-related and training courses.
James Fields of Glennallen has been sworn in as a member of the State Board of Education & Early Development. Fields will serve a five-year term in a seat reserved for the regional educational attendance areas, which are the school districts in the unorganized borough. Fields owns The Hub of Alaska and Homestead Supply as well as other buildings in the Glennallen area, and serves as the head high school boys basketball coach and president of the Copper River School Board. He and his family enjoy being foster parents.