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Leadership - Sr. Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

BERING STRAITS NATIVE CORPORATIONExecutive Team

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Kim Cunningham, Sr. Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Kim Cunningham serves as BSNC’s Sr. Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Cunningham is responsible for overseeing all accounting activities, financial strategy and managing and reporting all financial-related activities for the company.

Cunningham has 20 years of Alaska Native Corporation leadership experience. She previously served as Senior Vice President and CFO of NANA Regional Corporation (NANA) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, NANA Development Corporation (now Sivu, LLC). She joined NANA in 2012 as its Senior Director of Finance for Natural Resources. Prior to joining NANA, Cunningham worked at CIRI for nearly 10 years as its Director of Tax before being promoted to Senior Director of Lands and Resources.

Cunningham began her career in public accounting at KPMG, LLP, an international public accounting firm, where she worked with a variety of clients across many industries, gaining valuable technical skills and expertise in business, governmental, nonprofit and Alaska Native Corporations.

Cunningham is a CPA and holds undergraduate degrees in both Accounting and Finance. She earned a Master’s degree in Information Processing and Communication from Montana State University. She currently serves as the chair of the Student Assistance Foundation and its audit committee, is a board member of the Montana Higher Education Student Assistance Corporation, and serves as treasurer for the Alaska Association of Professional Landmen. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Council of Petroleum Accountants Society.
PRESIDENT & CEO

Gail R. Schubert

Gail Anagick Schubert is the President & CEO of Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC), an Alaska Native regional corporation serving seventeen villages in the Bering Strait region.
SENIOR EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Richard Foster

Richard Foster joined BSNC as Vice President of Business Development in 2004, following a successful 28-year long career in the U.S. Air Force.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Dan Graham

Dan Graham joined BSNC in 2014. Graham’s experience spans nearly 20 years of project management for government and private sector construction, remediation and service work.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Krystal Nelson

Krystal Nelson joined BSNC in 2014 with more than 18 years of experience working in public and private business sectors managing federal, state and municipal contracts.
SR. VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Kim Cunningham

Kim Cunningham serves as BSNC’s Sr. Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Cunningham is responsible for overseeing all accounting activities, financial strategy and managing and reporting all financial-related activities for the company.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & GENERAL COUNSEL

Mary L. Pate

Mary L. Pate joined BSNC as Vice President and General Counsel in 2019. Pate brings many years of experience in legal matters, corporate governance and Native and employment law.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

Doug Smith

Doug Smith joined BSNC in January 2020 as Vice President. As Vice President, Smith helps identify and develop strategic opportunities for business development.
VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Karla Grumman

Karla Grumman joined BSNC in 2017 with more than 27 years of experience in human resources after serving as Senior Director of Human Resources for NANA, and previously for Era Aviation.
VICE PRESIDENT OF ADMINISTRATION

Peggy Hoogendorn

Peggy Hoogendorn joined BSNC in 1982 as Assistant Stockholder Registrar. As Vice President of Administration, she oversees the Shareholder Department.
VICE PRESIDENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Kevin Ivanoff

Kevin Ivanoff serves as BSNC’s Vice President of Information Technology (IT). Ivanoff guides the overall technology direction of the company, business units and its subsidiaries.
VICE PRESIDENT OF NOME OPERATIONS

Larry Pederson

Larry Pederson serves as BSNC’s Vice President of Nome Operations. Pederson is responsible for the corporate and subsidiary operations in Nome.
VICE PRESIDENT OF SHAREHOLDER DEVELOPMENT

Lucille Sands

Lucille Sands serves as Vice President of Shareholder Development. As Vice President of Shareholder Development, Sands works to align shareholder development with organizational goals and business needs.
VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE

Viktor Baklanov

Viktor Baklanov joined BSNC as in May 2020. Baklanov is an experienced Certified Public Accountant with a background in operational, financial and accounting management.
VICE PRESIDENT OF CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

Miriam Aarons

Miriam Aarons serves as BSNC’s Vice President of Corporate Communications. Aarons spearheads internal and external strategic communications and marketing efforts.
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OFFICESWhere to find us?
Bering Straits Native Corporation is headquartered in Nome, has a business office in Anchorage and site locations and offices across the U.S.
OUR LOCATIONS
ANCHORAGE
3301 C Street, Suite 100, Anchorage, AK 99503
NOME
PO Box 1008. 110 Front Street, Suite 300, Nome, Alaska 99762
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OFFICESBering Straits Native Corporation
OFFICESWhere to find us?
BSNC is headquartered in Nome, has a business office in Anchorage and site locations and offices across the U.S.
OUR LOCATIONSWhere to find us?
ANCHORAGE
3301 C Street, Suite 100, Anchorage, AK 99503
NOME
PO Box 1008. 110 Front Street, Suite 300, Nome, Alaska 99762
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