Alaska Small Business Development Center

Advisory Board

The Alaska SBDC Advisory Board meets quarterly, alternating between collaborative working meetings and report and presentation-based meetings.

The 2023 Alaska SBDC advisory board members:

  • Shin Suzuki
    Vice President Commercial Lending Unit Manager
    First National Bank Alaska
  • Christi Bell
    Associate Vice Chancellor and Executive Director
    UAA Business Enterprise Institute
  • Helen Mickel
    President and CEO
    Tongass Federal Credit Union
  • John Lee
    DHSS Senior & Disabilities Services
  • Monica James
    Chief Operating Officer
    Aleut Corporation
  • Paul Robinson
    CPA and Co-Owner
    Robinson & Ward, PC
  • Phillip Reid
    Vice President
    Northrim Bank
  • Renee Schofield
    Owner and CEO
    TSS Safety
  • Steve Brown
    Director, Alaska District
    Small Business Administration
  • Thomas Stark
    Senior Vice President and Commercial Banking Leader
    Wells Fargo
  • Uriah Nalikak
    Human Resources Business Manager
    Arctic Slope Regional Corporation