Right Moves
Municipality of Anchorage
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Austin Quinn-Davidson is Anchorage’s Acting Mayor, replacing Ethan Berkowitz, who resigned; she was selected by the Anchorage Assembly.

Quinn-Davidson earned her bachelor’s from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a law degree from the University of California at Davis. As an attorney, she worked for a large law firm as in-house counsel to a bi- state government agency and as the legal affairs and land transactions director for the Great Land Trust.

Quinn-Davidson was first elected to represent West Anchorage on the Anchorage Assembly in 2018, where she prioritized investments in public safety, supporting working families, and securing disaster relief for Anchorage residents and businesses.

Cornerstone General Contractors
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Cornerstone announced two new hires: Brittany Larson as an Accountant and Macki McDonald as a Project Engineer. Both join the company with years of experience in the Alaska construction industry.

Larson joins the team with more than three years of Alaska construction accounting as well as an extensive customer service background. She is in her final semester at Wayland Baptist University to receive her associates in accounting and will then pursue her bachelor’s in accounting and finance. Larson is responsible for assisting the accounting department with payroll, accounts payable, account reconciliation, contract compliance, and office support.

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McDonald brings more than sixteen years of project procurement, logistics, and Alaska construction experience, along with a strong grasp on remote and complex projects. His construction background began as a laborer for a general contractor in Redmond, Washington, followed by an Anchorage engineering firm until he managed his own construction administration business. As a project engineer, McDonald works directly with Cornerstone project managers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients to ensure projects progress smoothly and are completed successfully.
Fred Meyer
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Fred Meyer promoted Holly Mitchell to District Manager for Alaska. In her new role, Mitchell is responsible for all retail business across the state. Mitchell has lived in Alaska for thirty-eight years, and the position offers her an opportunity to lead at a new level in her home state.
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Julie Schrecengost has been named Tax Practice Leader of KPMG’s Anchorage office. Schrecengost is responsible for supporting the career development of tax professionals and the strategic direction and growth of KPMG’s Anchorage tax practice. She joined KPMG in 2001 and was promoted to tax managing director in 2012. She provides federal and state tax compliance and consulting services to a variety of corporate and partnership organizations and has extensive experience working with Alaska Native corporations and their unique tax matters including natural resources and settlement trusts. Schrecengost has nearly twenty years of experience serving clients in Alaska with federal and state tax planning and structuring, special consulting projects relating to acquisitions and divestitures, tax provision preparation, and broad tax compliance services.
Alaska Literacy Program
Lori Pickett has been named Executive Director of the Alaska Literacy Program. Pickett has a passion for the mission of the organization as well as a deep knowledge and wide range of skills that will ensure her leadership will succeed and the Alaska Literacy Program will thrive despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Northrim Bank
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Northrim Bank promoted Brian Leonard to Branch Manager II at the Midtown Financial Center; Christina Clayton to Assistant Branch Manager at the Wasilla Financial Center; and hired Johnico Bashford-Blumer as Assistant Branch Manager at the Southside Financial Center.

Leonard has been with the bank since 2011, starting his banking career at the Wasilla Financial Center. He holds a State of Alaska Insurance Producer—Life License. Leonard was awarded the Northrim Bank Customer First Service Award in 2013.

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Clayton has been with the firm since 2016. Before joining Northrim Bank, she had more than thirty years of experience in retail sales management. Clayton holds an occupational associate degree in retail management. She volunteers with the Quilts for Valor Foundation, Junior Achievement of Alaska, and United Way.
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Bashford-Blumer joins Northrim with eleven years of management experience and five years in the insurance industry. He holds an MBA from Colorado Technical University.
Taylored Restoration
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Taylored Restoration hired Tyler Kirn as Project Manager. Kirn graduated from UAA with a bachelor’s in global logistics and supply chain management. He brings a background in project management and offers exceptional attention to detail.
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MTA welcomes Jared Lindman to its executive team with his promotion to Director of Commercial Solutions, a new department for MTA focused on developing its enterprise and wholesale markets. In this new role, Lindman oversees the product, marketing, and sales delivery strategies of MTA’s wholesale and enterprise customers and partners. Lindman has been an invaluable member of the MTA product team since he began as director of product management in 2017. His unique blend of creativity and energy, combined with his data-driven mindset, have been essential to developing and bringing about new products and services to help keep Alaskans connected.
Key Private Bank
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Justin Mills joined Key Private Bank as a Relationship Manager. In this role, Mills collaborates with the entire Key Private Bank team to deliver a full continuum of wealth management solutions to clients in high net worth channels. Mills earned an MBA from George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology, Webster University, St. Louis, and a bachelor’s in government and public affairs from Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph. He is a FINRA Series 7 and 66 license holder, as well as a licensed life and health insurance agent in Alaska.
Amy Bex has joined KeyBank as Branch Manager of the Mendenhall branch in Juneau.

In this role, she is responsible for day-to-day operations and coaching her team, as well as providing financial services, including investments and mortgages, to both small business and consumer clients. Bex’s experience is wide-ranging, including sales, lending, hiring and coaching staff, and building relationships, with an emphasis on providing outstanding customer service. Most recently she served as assistant vice president and branch leader for BB&T Bank in Crescent Springs, Kentucky. In addition to finance, she has managerial experience in the retail industry and has worked in the education and mental health fields. Bex earned her bachelor’s in elementary education from Morehead State University and a master’s of mental health counseling from Eastern Kentucky University.

Parker, Smith & Feek
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Ross Goble has joined Parker, Smith & Feek as an Account Executive in its Anchorage office. Goble helps businesses and nonprofit organizations create a unique and comprehensive risk management program for workers’ compensation, general liability, property, and auto, amongst other insurance coverages. Goble was most recently an account executive at another insurance brokerage in Anchorage and, prior to that, spent ten years in the Alaska tourism industry. These positions allowed him to travel throughout the state and gave him extensive knowledge of the unique challenges faced by organizations in Alaska. He earned his bachelor’s from San Diego State University and holds a commercial lines coverage specialist insurance designation.
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Quintillion welcomed the addition of Ariel Burr as Senior Manager of Government Programs and Business Development. Burr is charged with leading the corporation’s efforts to connect rural Alaska communities with better education and healthcare services through the FCC E-rate and Rural Health Care programs.