NANA Announces Departure of President and CEO, Names Interim

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska – NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. (NANA) today announced that Wayne Westlake, President & CEO of NANA Regional Corporation, will step away from his position, effective October 29.

Mr. Westlake, an Iñupiaq from the Native Village of Kiana, has served as President & CEO of NANA since 2015. During his tenure, he provided valuable leadership and exhibited consistent dedication to ensuring the continued growth and success of the corporation. 

The NANA board of directors has named Bill Monet to serve as the interim President & CEO of NANA. Since 2012, Mr. Monet has served as President & CEO of Akima, LLC, the largest division of NANA. During this time, he has spearheaded numerous growth strategies that resulted in consistent and significant year-over-year financial performance.

“On behalf of the NANA Board of Directors, and our shareholders, I thank Wayne for his contributions and wish him future success,” said Linda Lee, NANA Board Chair.