Right Moves
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
Kayla Tanner Headshot
Kayla Tanner joined Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt’s Anchorage office in its natural resources, real estate, and construction industry groups. She advises on matters involving disputes, employment, and benefit issues affecting her clients in the real estate, construction, and natural resource industries. As a practiced litigator, Tanner pursues her clients’ interests in lease, contract, employment, and property damage claims.
Northrim Bank
Northrim Bank announced the promotion of Blake Rod to AVP—Branch Manager at the Lake Otis Community Branch; Ian Sikeo to Assistant Branch Manager at the Eastside Community Branch; and Kevin Anderson to Corporate Training Manager.
Blake Rod Headshot
Rod has been with Northrim Bank since 2018. He holds a bachelor’s in business management from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Rod is the coordinator for Northrim’s School Business Partnership at Fairview Elementary School in Anchorage.
Sikeo Headshot
Sikeo joined Northrim in 2010 and worked as lead teller, universal banker, and branch supervisor before being promoted to assistant branch manager. He holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a minor in computer science from Charter College. Sikeo was awarded the Northrim Customer First Service Award in 2020 and has received the US Army Good Conduct Medal. He served in the US Army and US Army National Guard.
Anderson Headshot
Anderson joined Northrim Bank in 2019 with six years of experience in the financial industry. He holds a bachelor’s in psychology from UAA.
Craig Knight Headshot
R&M Consultants has expanded its Fairbanks service offerings to include land surveying with the addition of Craig Knight as a Senior Land Surveyor. In his new role in the geomatics department, Knight works as a project manager and lead surveyor responsible for collecting, processing, and mapping survey data. He also manages surveying and mapping projects in accordance with current standards of practice. Knight has twenty-six years of experience surveying areas such as public lands, construction staking, oil and gas well plats, ground penetrating RADAR, utility locating, and 3D-scanning.
Architects Alaska
Architects Alaska announced the addition of three new team members in 2020.
Bill. Zamora Headshot
Bill Zamora joined the company as an Architectural Designer and brings more than nineteen years of design and construction administration experience. In his new role, Zamora provides design and production support.
Michael Castro Headshot
Michael Castro joined the firm as a Project Manager and is responsible for successful and collaborative project completion. He has more than twenty-five years of experience, previously working at firms in Alaska, California, Kansas, and, most recently, Oregon.
Laurel Green Headshot
Architects Alaska brought Laurel Green on board as a Financial Controller. She brings more than seven years of experience to the company and holds a master’s in international business logistics. In this position, Green oversees all financial and accounting operations for the Anchorage, Wasilla, and Montana offices.
Eklutna, Inc.
Kyle Foster Headshot
Kyle Foster is Eklutna, Inc.’s new CEO. Foster joined the Eklutna team as general manager in July 2020. As CEO he leads the parent company, providing leadership and working with the senior management teams of Eklutna’s subsidiaries. Foster received his bachelor’s in international business from Seattle Pacific University and his master’s in business administration from West Texas A&M University.
US Coast Guard Station Ketchikan
Alta Jones Headshot
Petty Officer 2nd Class Alta Jones, a boatswain’s mate at Station Ketchikan, has been meritoriously advanced to Petty Officer 1st Class in recognition of her outstanding contributions and accomplishments both on and off duty.

Jones was recognized for exceptional proficiency while conducting Coast Guard operations and responding to a 250-ton vessel dragging an anchor. After arriving on scene and overcoming 115-mph winds, she was able to safely maneuver the much larger vessel into an area of safety, ultimately preventing a major pollution incident and saving the two lives aboard.

Additionally, Jones was recognized for performing duties well beyond her normal paygrade and filling critical leadership vacancies at Station Ketchikan.

Municipality of Anchorage
Anna Henderson Headshot
Anna Henderson is the new Municipal Manager for the Municipality of Anchorage. Henderson has served the municipality for fourteen years, most recently as deputy municipal manager. She previously worked as general manager of ML&P, where she led all aspects of utility business and was instrumental in the municipality’s lengthy and complex effort to sell ML&P to Chugach Electric.

Henderson is a graduate of UAA with a bachelor’s in business administration.

ASRC Energy Services
Aaron Holmen Headshot
Aaron Holmen has been promoted to Vice President of Finance at ASRC Energy Services (AES). Since joining the company in March 2019 as its director of financial planning and analysis, Holmen has led the budgeting, forecasting, long-term planning, implementation, and business strategic analysis of the financial team. Prior to AES, he worked as the group controller at Furie Operating Alaska and was controller/business analyst for Schlumberger’s drilling group and other business lines in Alaska and Colorado. Prior to this, Holmen worked as an audit manager at KPMG in Minneapolis. He holds a CPA license and obtained his bachelor’s in finance and accounting from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.
Margo Fliss Headshot
Margo Fliss recently became the third certified Strategic Doing Workshop Instructor in Alaska. As the Manager of Strategic Engagement at the University of Alaska Center for Economic Development (UA CED), Fliss leads planning sessions for clients across the state. She holds a master’s in public policy from Mills College and a bachelor’s in political science and government from UAF. She earned her Foundations in Design Thinking certification from IDEO in 2018 and currently serves on the boards of the University Economic Development Association and thread Alaska.
Dorsey & Whitney
Bonnie J. Paskvan Headshot
Anchorage attorney Bonnie J. Paskvan has been promoted to partner at Dorsey & Whitney. Paskvan’s legal practice includes complex commercial, M&A, board governance, corporate compliance, regulatory, finance, and other transactional matters within a variety of industries. She has significant experience working with Alaska Native corporations and currently serves as co-chair of Dorsey’s firm-wide Indian & Alaska Native Law Practice Group. Prior to joining Dorsey in 2018, Paskvan was general counsel for Anchorage-based Calista Corporation.
Tlingit & Haida
Nathan Soboleff Headshot
The Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska announced the hire of Nathan Soboleff as Grants and Resources Director. In this role, Soboleff manages the newly formed Grants and Resources department which aims to implement an organizational strategy that centralizes Tlingit & Haida’s grant processes; actively identifies viable funding opportunities that support program expansion and align with the Tribe’s mission, vision, and goals; works with Tlingit & Haida’s administration and management teams; and researches, writes, and coordinates the grant application process in addition to providing post-award grant reporting and compliance support. Soboleff has a bachelor’s in natural resource management from Oregon State University and a master’s in fisheries management from UAF. He has more than fifteen years of professional experience in grant writing and grants management including more than eight years procuring grant-based budgets for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game Division of Wildlife Conservation and Bartlett Regional Hospital. Soboleff was born and raised in Juneau and is a father to three children. Outside of work, he enjoys fishing, hunting, and going out on the water with his family and friends.