Alaska Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week
Nov14

Alaska Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Alliance member company, Calista Corporation and its subsidary Brice Marine are featured in the below press release from the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Alaska Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week Employers Engaged in Major Expansion of Apprenticeship with State, Federal Support JUNEAU, Alaska— Governor Bill Walker has proclaimed November 14-20 as Alaska Apprenticeship Week, concurrent with National Apprenticeship Week. The Governor’s proclamation comes amidst major expansions of Alaska apprenticeships by employers in the health care, maritime, and aviation industries. In addition, the state has taken comprehensive policy steps to support Alaska’s longstanding and successful construction apprenticeship programs. “Apprenticeship is a cornerstone of Alaska’s strong middle class, and a key reason that we have some of the highest median wages in the country,” said Labor Commissioner Heidi Drygas. Expansion of Apprenticeship in Alaska: The Alaska Primary Care Association is starting Community Health Worker, Medical Biller/Coder, Medical Administrative Assistant, and Clinical Medical Assistant apprenticeships. The Alaska Air Carriers Association is developing Commercial Pilot, Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic, and Aircraft Dispatcher apprenticeships. Calista Corporation has started a multi-employer maritime apprenticeship program for Deckhand, Able Bodied Seaman, and other maritime occupations in partnership with Brice Marine and other employers. Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium enrolled eight apprentices in its new Medical Assistant apprenticeship. Fourteen chiropractic clinics are signing up apprentices in the Alaska Chiropractic Association’s new Chiropractic Assistant apprenticeship. The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development will hold its annual Registered Apprenticeship Roundtable on December 6-7 in Chugiak. Interested parties may get additional information or RSVP by emailing Commissioner.Labor@alaska.gov.   View the original press release at...

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Greg Deal named Wells Fargo Alaska region president, Joe Everhart takes on new role as Pacific Northwest Business Banking manager
Nov07

Greg Deal named Wells Fargo Alaska region president, Joe Everhart takes on new role as Pacific Northwest Business Banking manager

ANCHORAGE, Nov. 1, 2016 – Wells Fargo has named Greg Deal as its Alaska region president, overseeing 48 branch locations and more than 400 team members in Alaska. Deal takes the reins from Joe Everhart who has been promoted to Pacific Northwest Business Banking division manager for Alaska, Oregon and Washington. He will oversee 230 team members who focus on helping middle-market business customers succeed financially. Everhart will remain based in Anchorage. “Greg is a caring, dedicated, selfless leader who always puts the best interest of our customers first,” said Everhart.  “His deep connection with our Alaska team and customers will carry on our 100-year legacy of helping Alaskans succeed financially and building stronger communities. I look forward to working with Greg to improve the lives of Alaskans and fueling the Alaska economy.” Deal has 29 years of financial services experience, and he is a 23-year Wells Fargo Alaska veteran. He has spent his career serving customers in Kodiak, Southeast Alaska and Southcentral Alaska. Most recently, he served as Western Alaska and Kenai Peninsula area president, leading 85 team members in 11 branches across the state. Deal has served on numerous nonprofit boards, chambers and committees across the state.  He is a 2008 graduate, with honors, of the Pacific Coast Banking School. Deal originally hails from Panama City, Florida and moved to Alaska in 1980. He is married with four children. Everhart is a 26-year Wells Fargo Alaska veteran who has served in Community Banking leadership positions across the state. He served as Wells Fargo Alaska region president for the last four years. He is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School and earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Gonzaga University. Everhart serves in the community as a board member for Anchorage Economic Development Corporation, Alaska Bankers Association, Foraker Group, United Way of Anchorage and Rasmuson Foundation audit committee member. About Wells Fargo Wells Fargo has 750 team members in Alaska who serve customers through a network of 53 banking, mortgage and investment offices, and 115 ATMs, in 28 communities. Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,600 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 42 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 269,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 27 on Fortune’s 2016 rankings...

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