NANA Regional Corporation Announces New President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Kotzebue, Alaska – Dec. 04, 2014 –NANA Regional Corporation’s board announced the appointment of Wayne Westlake as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Westlake is a NANA shareholder originally from Kiana. He will take over the helm of NANA Regional Corporation replacing current President and CEO, Marie N. Greene, on Feb. 1, 2015, when Greene retires after 13 years of leadership and 22 years of service at the Company.

Prior to accepting the position at NANA, Westlake served in many executive level positions including:  president of Tern Point, LLC, a company that provides administrative services and technical support to the federal government and commercial clients; Lithocore, LLC, an engineering services company;  and vice president of Business Development at Kikiktagruk Iñupiat Corporation.
Westlake holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Alaska Pacific University (APU) and a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education from the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA).

NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. (NANA) is one of the 13 Alaska Native corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). NANA’s mission is to provide economic opportunities for its more than 13,600 Iñupiat shareholders and to protect and enhance NANA lands. Join the hunt at www.nana.com/regional.