Right Moves

Key Bank

Scott Rowley has joined KeyBank as Vice President and Senior Payments Advisor with the Enterprise Commercial Payments Group at KeyBank. In this role, Rowley works with a collaborative team of product managers, analysts, and implementation specialists to ensure his clients have access to KeyBank’s extensive resources. He holds an MBA in international business from Regis University in Denver.

Scott Rowley


Anna Henderson has been appointed to the position of General Manager for Municipal Light & Power (ML&P). Henderson has experience managing gas supply operations, leading negotiations in purchase and sales agreements, and leading the development and approval of utility rates for ML&P. Henderson holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Anna Henderson

Alaska Chamber

The Alaska Chamber hired Kati Capozzi as President and CEO. In her new role, Capozzi will develop and implement plans to accomplish the priorities of the Chamber. She will also lead advocacy efforts to ensure that priorities of Alaska’s businesses are known and properly considered in creation of policy and regulations and act as the organization’s primary spokesperson.
Kati Capozzi

McCool Carlson Green

Cara Rude has been promoted to Principal at McCool Carlson Green. She is the first female principal shareholder in the company’s forty-plus years. Rude was educated at The Art Institute of Portland where she earned a bachelor of science in interior design.
Cara Rude


Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) promoted Karla Grumman to Chief Human Resources Officer/Associate Vice President. Grumman joined BSNC in 2017 after serving in senior HR roles at other Alaska Native corporations and commercial companies. Grumman has twenty-seven years of experience successfully aligning HR with business strategy and goals. She leads the overall strategy and administration of HR services.

Karla Grumman


Alaska Permanent Capital Management (APCM) hired Meghan Carson as Associate Financial Advisor. Carson interned at APCM in 2016 while attending UAA, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics and a bachelor of business administration in accounting. In her new role as associate financial advisor, Carson will use her accounting skills to provide support for financial planning and investment management.
Meghan Carson

Alaska Communications

Alaska Communications promoted William H. Bishop to Senior Vice President and COO. Bishop will assume responsibility for business operations including revenue across all market segments, customer service, network, and IT. Bishop joined Alaska Communications in 2004 and has served in several leadership roles in consumer and business sales and operations. He brings more than twenty-five years of telecom and business leadership experience to this role.
William H. Bishop


Northrim Bank promoted a number of employees throughout the bank.

Mark Edwards, promoted to EVP-Chief Credit Officer and Bank Economist, has been with Northrim Bank since 2007. A lifelong Alaskan, Edwards has an MBA from Alaska Pacific University and a master’s degree from Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management.
Mark Edwards
Kari Skinner, promoted to SVP-Marketing & Communications Director, joined Northrim in 2017 with more than fifteen years of sales and marketing experience. She holds an MBA from the University of Utah.
Kari Skinner
Marc Guevarra, promoted to VP-Commercial Loan Officer, has worked in banking since 2001. He has been with Northrim since 2014. He holds a BBA in accounting from the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Marc Guevarra
Tammy Kosa, promoted to VP-Regional Market Manager, has been with Northrim for fifteen years. She is a graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and has been awarded the Northrim Way Award, Customer First Service Award, and President’s Award.
Tammy Kosa
Gerlie Monta-Guevarra, promoted to VP-Branch Manager, started her career in banking in 2000 and has been with Northrim since 2014. Monta-Guevarra was born and raised in the Philippines and migrated to the United States in 1996.
Gerlie Monta-Guevarra
Aili Peyton-Jalbert, promoted to VP-Commercial Cash Management Officer, joined Northrim Bank in 2018 with eight years of banking experience. She holds a master’s degree in communications from the University of Hawaii.
Aili Peyton-Jalbert
Josie Thayer, promoted to VP-Commercial Cash Management Officer, has been with Northrim for more than thirteen years and has twenty years of cash management experience. She holds a bachelor’s in international business from the University of Alaska.
Josie Thayer
Bill Simpson, promoted to VP-Collections Supervisor, joined Northrim in 2007 as part of the bank’s acquisition of Alaska First Bank & Trust. He has more than thirty years of experience in banking. Simpson holds a BBA with an emphasis in finance from Boise State University.
Bill Simpson
Katie Bender, promoted to AVP-Community & Public Relations Manager, has been with Northrim since 2013 and has more than fifteen years of experience in communications and public relations. She holds a masters of public administration from the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Katie Bender

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union selected three individuals to fill executive level positions.

Elizabeth Rense Pavlas has been promoted to Executive Director, Retail Financial Services. Pavlas brings a wealth of experience to the position, earning positions of increased responsibility throughout her ten-year career with the credit union. She has a bachelor of business management and a master of business administration from the University of Alaska Anchorage and is in her final year of Western CUNA Management School.

Robert McNaughton has been selected for the position of Executive Director, Business and Commercial Services. McNaughton has worked at Alaska USA for fifteen years, most recently as vice president, business and commercial lending. He has more than thirty years of commercial lending experience, including portfolio management, credit underwriting, and small business banking.
Jeff Gregg has been selected for the position of Vice President, Business and Commercial Lending. Gregg has worked for Alaska USA for the last three years, most recently as regional vice president, commercial lending, Pacific Northwest. He has more than twenty-eight years of commercial lending experience and has a bachelor of business administration from Central Washington University.

Tlingit & Haida

Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska promoted Melissa Jensen to Manager of the Tribe’s Sacred Grounds Café. Jensen joined the Sacred Grounds team in 2018. In her new position, Jensen will work toward establishing a drive-thru location, developing an inventory management system, expanding food service and menu options, and providing training and employment opportunities.
Melissa Jensen