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Alaska Business
Alaska Business is pleased to announce our newest staff addition, Monica Sterchi-Lowman; she joins us as our new Art Director. For the last ten years, Sterchi-Lowman owned and operated a boutique design studio, where she worked with organizations around the world. Through her experience with a broad spectrum of organizations, she found her passion for design that focuses on promoting education, youth, and community development.

A long-time supporter of the Anchorage community, Sterchi-Lowman has served on several nonprofit boards and was a founding member of AIGA Alaska, of which she currently serves as president. She is also a member of the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame board and a past board member of the Zonta Yellow Rose Foundation.

Monica Sterchi-Lowman
HealtheConnect has added four new staff to its Anchorage team.
Nicole Licht was hired as Communications & Engagement Manager; she spent the last six years working for Procare Home Medical as their sales and marketing manager. Licht has twelve years of experience in healthcare sales and marketing in Alaska.
Nicole Licht
Rachel Lawler has been hired as the Health IT Training Coordinator. Previously she was with Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services for eight years where she was in charge of clinical operations. She has fourteen years of experience in healthcare.
Rachel Lawler
Tristan Fackler has been hired as the Marketing and Engagement Manager. She earned her master’s degree in international marketing from Hult International Business School in San Francisco. She has more than ten years of experience working in healthcare sales and marketing in Alaska.
Tristan Fackler
Laura Revels has been hired as the Health IT Training Coordinator. She has been involved with tribal organizations for twenty-five-plus years, and seventeen-plus of those years were in tribal health in various capacities. She has also taught at Clover Park Technical College as a web and graphics instructor; the University of Washington as a cancer educator and digital storytelling facilitator; and at Alaska Pacific University as adjunct faculty.
Laura Revels
PND Engineers announced the following new hires in its Anchorage office.
Carlos Perreira has joined PND’s Anchorage office as its IT Systems Administrator. Perreira has multiple tools in his bag, including a bachelor of arts degree in architecture and experience as both an IT support specialist and a designer/drafter. He has more than thirteen years of AutoCAD 2D and 3D experience, GIS experience, and has worked in design of oil and gas facilities.
Carlos Perreira
Claire Ellis, EIT, has worked in the engineering field since she was in high school and completed her bachelor of science in civil engineering from UAA. Shen originally joined PND part-time and is now a full-time Staff Engineer focused on general civil engineering. She has previous intern experience reviewing submittals for public and community drinking water systems as well as working on a range of water, wastewater, and soils testing and design elements.
Claire Ellis
Colton Jessup, LSIT, earned a bachelor of science in geomatics from UAA in May 2017 and brings fresh enthusiasm and a growing slate of experience to PND’s survey department. Jessup previously worked for Red Dog Mine Operations as a technical intern and later as a full-time mine/survey technician. In that role, he provided survey services for mining activities, support for GPS systems, and construction monitoring.
Colton Jessup
Justin Lobdell, EIT, brings several years of experience in residential construction to back up his bachelor of science in civil engineering from UAA. Lobdell full-time in the company’s Palmer office supporting its structural team. His previous job was with DOT&PF Civil Rights Office, where he created an ArcGIS database that is currently used to inventory all pedestrian facilities controlled by the Department statewide—a system that has achieved national recognition.
Justin Lobdell
Kannon Lee, EIT, has joined PND’s geotechnical group. He is originally from New Mexico, earned a bachelor of science in civil engineering from UAF, and is currently completing a master’s in geotechnical engineering from UAA. He came to Alaska in 2012 to work as grants administrator for the Igiugig Village Council. More recently, he worked for Jacobs Engineering in Anchorage.
Kannon Lee
Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) shareholder Ana Grayson (formerly Swanson) was recently promoted to Corporate Communications Manager. Grayson joined the company in 2013 as a summer intern and has advanced through progressively more responsible positions, most recently serving as junior corporate communications manager. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of Alaska Anchorage.
Ana Grayson
BSNC also hired shareholder Lucille Sands for the newly-created position of Shareholder Development Director. In this new position, Sands will actively design and implement strategies to align shareholder development with organizational goals and business needs, work to recruit shareholders and descendants for open positions, source qualified shareholders, and provide ongoing review and metrics related to open positions and hiring of qualified shareholders.
Lucille Sands
Great Alaskan Holidays
Great Alaskan Holidays expanded their staff of technicians with addition of a new key employee. Blaine Jenkins has recently been hired as a full-time member of the Great Alaskan Holidays vehicle maintenance technician team. Jenkins has several years of industry experience working at Karen’s RV. He is currently in pursuit of his RVDA (recreation vehicle dealers association) certification, as well as his ASE certification.
Blaine Jenkins
Credit Union 1
Credit Union 1 promoted Lani Auelua to Branch Manager of its University Branch in Fairbanks. Auelua began as a teller with the credit union in 2013, with previous experience in retail service and management. She will oversee the branch’s standards for quality in providing service to its members while ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations and internal policies.
Lani Auelua
Bradison Management Group
Paula Bradison, CEO and founder of BMG, recently received her Gallup Certification. With Paula’s certifications BMG is equipped to empower individuals and organizations to succeed in their strengths zones.
Paula Bradison
Kelly Stewart is also officially a Gallup Certified Strengths Based Coach. Her new certification in combination with her project management expertise can help clients maximize their potential and improve performance.
Kelly Stewart
KPMG announced two new managers in the firm’s Anchorage office.
Anna Shcheglyuk was promoted to Audit Manager. Shcheglyuk brings five years of accounting experience with a variety of organizations, including utilities and Alaska Native corporations. Shcheglyuk earned both her bachelor’s degree in accounting and her master of business administration degree from UAA.
Anna Shcheglyuk
Andrew Cornelius was promoted to Audit Manager. Cornelius provides audit and accounting advisory services to several types of companies including Alaska Native corporations, telecommunications, and transportation companies, as well as governmental entities. Cornelius joined KPMG in 2014 after earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Montana State University.
Andrew Cornelius