Senior Management Team

Michelle AndersonMichelle Anderson

Udzisyu (Caribou)
President, Ahtna, Inc. 

An Ahtna shareholder, Michelle Anderson is the President of Ahtna, Inc. Michelle is a member of the Udzisyu (Caribou) clan and the mother of two sons, Alexander and Austin.

Raised in the Ahtna region, Michelle graduated from Glennallen High School in 1987. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Alaska Anchorage and a Master of Arts in Rural Development from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Prior to joining Ahtna in 2011, Michelle worked for the Alaska Governor’s office, the Denali Commission, USDA Rural Development, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.

Michelle Anderson is based out of Ahtna’s Corporate Headquarters in Glennallen, as well as Anchorage.

 

Tom Maloney

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ahtna Netiye’

Tom Maloney is a long-standing Alaskan with over 25 years of executive-level experience including developing corporate strategies, business development, risk management and other key leadership roles.

He most recently served as Alaska Area Manager and Government Affairs Director for CH2M Hill; one of Alaska’s largest private employers. He also led the board of the Resource Development Council (RDC) for two terms on strategic issues affecting the health of Alaska’s economy including oil and gas, mining, tourism, fishery and forestry sectors.

Tom is an active member of the community having served in leadership positions on numerous boards including the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce, Anchorage Economic Development Corporation, Municipality of Anchorage Investment Advisory Commission, Junior Achievement of Alaska and Hilltop Ski Area.

Tom Maloney is based out of Ahtna’s Anchorage office.

 

Kathryn Martin

‘Ałts’e’tnaey (One Way)
Senior Vice President, Ahtna, Inc.

An Ahtna shareholder, Kathryn began working for Ahtna in 2005 as Vice President of Land & Resources. She became Senior Vice President in 2013 and has previously served on Ahtna’s Board of Directors. Kathryn previously held the role as Tribal Administrator for the Mentasta Traditional Council.

Kathryn has an Associate of Arts degree in tribal management and a Bachelor of Arts degree in rural development from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

With demonstrated commitment to culture and tradition, Kathryn was named the Copper River Native Association Board Member of the Year in 1994. Additional accolades include the Alaska Legislator Award in 2004 as well as recognition in 2009 from the Bureau of Land Management for efforts in addressing complicated land management issues within the Ahtna Region. In 2010-2011, she received acknowledgement from the University of Alaska Fairbanks for outstanding scholastic achievement.

Kathryn Martin is based out of Ahtna’s Corporate Headquarters in Glennallen.

 

Roy J. Tansy, Jr.

Roy J. Tansy, Jr.

Udzisyu (Caribou)
Executive Vice President, Ahtna Netiye’

An Ahtna shareholder, Roy J. Tansy, Jr. is from Cantwell. Roy brings over 17 years of executive management experience in operations, business development, strategic planning and corporate leadership.

Roy’s professional background has included management of construction, oil & gas, facilities management, security and service companies.  He has broad experience in government contracting and the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) program. Over the years, Roy has served in a variety of leadership roles at Ahtna which include Interim CEO of Ahtna Netiye’ and President of Ahtna Construction. In his position as Executive Vice President he has helped Ahtna grow its businesses outside of the federal sector, which has led to greater and more diverse opportunities for the Ahtna family of companies.

Roy currently sits on the Alaska Native Heritage Center Board.

Roy J. Tansy, Jr. is based out of Ahtna’s Anchorage office.

 

Joe Bovee

Joe Bovee

Vice President of Land and Resources, Ahtna, Inc.

Joe Bovee has more than 30 years of U.S and international resource management and marketing experience. As the Vice President of Land and Resources, Joe oversees the nearly 1.8 million acres of Ahtna’s land in Southcentral Alaska. Prior to joining Ahtna, Joe worked for various state and federal agencies as well as private sector natural resource companies. Joe’s career has focused on operations, regulatory policy and responsible development. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and a Certificate of Forestry from the University of Alaska-Kenai Peninsula Campus.

Joe Bovee is based out of Ahtna’s Corporate Headquarters in Glennallen.

 

Douglas Miller

Vice President Human Resources, Ahtna, Inc.

Before joining Ahtna as Vice President of Human Resources, Doug served in a variety of senior management positions with the Alaska Native Tribal Heath Consortium (ANTHC). His leadership experience included roles as Director of Human Resources to Chief Workforce Officer. During his tenure with ANTHC he built comprehensive human resource programs for over 2,200 employees. Doug brings over 16 years of human resources expertise to the Ahtna management team and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education, a Master of Business Administration in Human Resources, and a Master of Health Adminstration.

Douglas Miller is based out of Ahtna’s Anchorage office.

 

Matt Tisher

Matt Tisher

Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Ahtna, Inc.

Matt brings over 18 years of both private and public sector financial management experience to the Ahtna leadership team. He has demonstrated expertise in finance, accounting, banking, acquisitions, and reporting. He has held multiple executive management roles with Alaska Native Corporations and understands the business activities  unique to the state.

In his role with Ahtna, Matt oversees the company’s investment portfolio as well as financial planning and reporting to the management team and Board of Directors. Prior to joining Ahtna, Matt served as Director of Corporate Financial Reporting of Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) and Chief Financial Officer for Adak Fisheries and Coastal Villages Regional Fund. He is a licensed CPA in the State of Alaska.

Matt Tisher is based out of Ahtna’s Anchorage office.

 

Matt Block

General Counsel

Matt has been practicing as a business lawyer and litigator in Alaska since 2005, working with a wide variety of businesses in several fields. He brings experience in government and commercial contracting, governance, and compliance, as well as technology, and privacy and information security.

Matt was raised in Alaska and is the current Co-Chair of the Business Law Section of the Alaska Bar Association. Prior to joining Ahtna, Matt maintained a private practice in Anchorage. Matt holds a Juris Doctor from Duke University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Pepperdine University.

Matt Block is based out of Ahtna’s Anchorage office.


Subsidiary Presidents

Brenda Rebne

Brenda Rebne

Udzisyu (Caribou)
President, Ahtna Facility Services, Inc. and Ahtna Professional Services, Inc.

An Ahtna shareholder, Brenda Rebne is a tribal member of the Native Village of Cantwell. She began her professional career with Ahtna in 1999 as Village Tourism Coordinator. She has grown with the company and is currently President of two Ahtna subsidiaries, appointed to AFSI in 2010 and APSI in 2012.

Brenda served on the State of Alaska’s Big Game Commercial Services Board representing large landowners for 6 years, a role that was appointed by the Governor. Brenda’s past community involvement includes service on the board of the Alaska Federation of Natives, Cantwell Successor Village Organization, Copper River Native Association, Copper River Basin Regional Housing Authority, Alaska Inter-Tribal Council, Copper Valley Economic Development Council and State-Tribal Relations Team.

Brenda Rebne is based out of Ahtna’s Anchorage office.

 

Susan Taylor

Udzisyu (Caribou)
President, Koht’aene Enterprises Company, LLC, AKHI LLC, and Ahtna Technical Services, Incorporated

An Ahtna shareholder, Susan “Sue” Taylor is a senior executive with 15 years of experience leading both large and small businesses. Sue has a long tenure with Ahtna and has held various positions with the company including Chief Operating Officer and Land and Resource Manager of Ahtna, Inc. She has also served as a Board Member and as Chairwoman of Ahtna’s Board of Directors. Prior to her current role as President of Ahtna Technical Services Inc. and AKHI LLC., Sue held senior management positions with Ahtna Construction and Koht’aene Enterprises Company. As the leader of these companies, she has worked extensively with the Federal Government in identifying opportunities for corporate growth in the construction, resource development and service-based industries. Sue’s background in resource and land management as well as government contacting have helped Ahtna realize many of its corporate goals.

Susan Taylor is based out of Ahtna’s Anchorage office.

 

Vicky Dunlap

President, Ahtna Support & Training Services, LLC and Ahtna Logistics, LLC

As President of AhtnaSTS and ALL, Vicky brings over 25 years of business management experience as well as 9 years of institutional knowledge of the Ahtna family of companies to her leadership role.  Prior to her role as President, Vicky held senior management positions within Ahtna, and played an instrumental role in growing corporate profits and generating new business.

Vicky has helped to grow Ahtna’s national reach and define the company as an exceptional service provider. She leads Ahtna’s Support and Training division which provides combat readiness training and operational support services to the Department of Defense and other government agencies as both a prime contractor and subcontractor.  Vicky has specialized knowledge in the areas of Contract Administration, Service Contract Act Administration, Human Resources, Small Business Administration 8(a) Program Administration, Compliance and Project Management.  She has served on the Ahtna 401K Compliance Committee for 5 years, with 4 years as Chairperson.

Vicky Dunlap is based out of Ahtna’s Anchorage office.

 

Tim Finnigan

President, Ahtna Engineering Services, LLC and Ahtna Environmental Inc.

Tim is a second generation Alaskan construction worker with over 45 years of experience in the construction and environmental industry. Tim brings over 22 years of executive management experience to the Ahtna leadership team. He has focused his career in the field of federal government contracting and has spent the last 22 years leading large scale and logistically challenging construction projects.

Known for his ambitious and innovative character, Tim has helped to define Ahtna as an industry leader for construction and environmental services in Alaska. Prior to joining Ahtna, Tim held senior management roles with Bethel Native Corporation.

Tim Finnigan is based out of Ahtna’s Anchorage office.

 

David O'Donnell

David O’Donnell

President, Ahtna Construction & Primary Products Corporation

Dave O’Donnell has 30 years of experience in the field of heavy industrial and civil construction. A lifelong Alaskan, Dave has dedicated his career to leading major infrastructure projects throughout Alaska and the lower 48 states. He brings a unique understanding of oil field applications and natural resource development to the Ahtna leadership team.

Dave has held previous executive positions with Alaska Native Corporations and understands the importance of building sustainable operating companies and delivering value to shareholders.

His goal is to strengthen AC&PPC’s Alyeska pipeline relationship and expand on the opportunities that exist both in and out of the Ahtna region.

Dave O’Donnell is based out of Ahtna’s Anchorage office.

 

Craig O’Rourke

President, Ahtna Government Services Corporation and Ahtna Design-Build, Inc.

Craig has over 20 years of management experience in the construction and environmental site remediation industries. Prior to his promotion to President, he served as Vice President and Chief Operations Officer during which he was responsible for developing new business, managing operations, and overseeing both domestic and international contracts for various government and commercial entities. Craig has extensive experience with SBA’s 8(a) program and has originated and served as chair of the board of control for multiple Ahtna joint ventures.

Before joining Ahtna in 2011, Craig was a Principal and Director at Terracon Consultants, a nationwide geotechnical, construction materials testing, and environmental services company. Craig also held previous management positions with Foster Wheeler Environmental, Tetra Tech, ARCADIS, and the California EPA. Craig is a graduate of University of California, Los Angeles and has a Master of Science in Environmental Studies from California State University, Fullerton. Craig is also active in the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) professional association, and he is a Director and the small business chair for the SAME Orange County, California Post.

Craig O’Rourke is based out of Ahtna’s California offices.