Cody Beech joined Alaska Growth Capital as a Commercial Loan Officer in 2019. Previously a resident of California, Beech has spent her entire career in the banking industry, with experience in retail banking and commercial lending. She has a bachelor’s degree from University of California, Irvine, and received her master’s degree in Business Administration from Brandman University.
Penny Gage joined Alaska Growth Capital in 2019. Previously, she worked in economic development for the State of Alaska. She has broad experience working across the state, in Washington, DC, and abroad for nonprofit organizations, in the private sector, and in state and federal government. Gage grew up in southeast Alaska and is a member of Sitka Tribe of Alaska. She has a BA from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.
Jennifer Snodgrass has been a Commercial Loan Officer at Alaska Growth Capital since 2018. Born and raised in Alaska, Snodgrass has spent her entire career in banking, working as a consumer loan officer, cash management officer, and a commercial loan officer. She received her bachelor’s degree in Business Management & Administration from Whitworth University. Snodgrass has served as Treasurer and Board Member with the Anchorage East Rotary and as a volunteer for Junior Achievement. She was recognized by the Alaska Journal of Commerce in their 2019 cohort of Top Forty Under 40.
Adam Morgan began working at Alaska Growth Capital in 2018. Morgan was born in Utqiagvik, Alaska and is a shareholder of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation. He earned a BS in Economics from Arizona State University and while in college completed internships at Alaska Growth Capital. Morgan hopes to build his skills at AGC to help his community grow and thrive.
Amanda Jensen began working at Alaska Growth Capital in 2018. She was born and raised in Soldotna, Alaska. She has worked in banking for over twenty years, starting as a teller at First National Bank of Alaska, then moving to the Insurance Unit in Loan Servicing. Jensen’s parents owned a boat shop in Soldotna while she was growing up, which helped her understand small businesses and inspired her to help grow them across the state. Outside of work, she enjoys volunteering with her daughter’s school.
Daryl Lowe joined Alaska Growth Capital in 2017 and brings over 24 years of experience in the banking industry. He was born and raised in Alaska and received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Alaska Anchorage. Lowe’s work experience includes consumer lending, branch management, small business lending, commercial lending, and construction finance. Lowe has been a Rotarian for over 15 years and also volunteers for the Scotty Gomez Foundation.
Martha Stewart has worked at Alaska Growth Capital since 2013. She was born and raised in Utqiagvik, Alaska and is a shareholder of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation. She has lived in Anchorage since 1986. Stewart has a diploma in Office Administration from Stevens-Henager College. Previously she worked as a Human Resources Manager for LCMF, Inc., and as a Human Resources Specialist for UIC Corporation.
Aurora Warrior joined Alaska Growth Capital in 2017. Prior to AGC, Warrior worked at Arctic Slope Regional Corporation for four years in various roles earning a deep understanding of North Slope communities, while simultaneously completing her bachelor’s degree in Business through the University of Alaska Southeast. Warrior volunteers with the Court Appointed Special Advocates program and various Alaska Native organizations. She is currently the Director of Volunteers for the Arctic Education Foundation and serves on the board of the World Eskimo Indian Olympics. When she is not supporting businesses and communities in rural Alaska, you can find Warrior participating in subsistence food gathering activities, reading a book, or roaming Alaska’s mountains.
Janet Carson has been with Alaska Growth Capital since 2017. Prior to that, she worked at Arctic Slope Regional Corporation as an intern. Carson has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Alaska Anchorage and grew up in Wainwright, Alaska.
Georgianna Sielak is the Senior Accountant at Alaska Growth Capital. She was born and raised in Alaska, and her family is from Utqiagvik. Sielak has been with AGC since 2015, working for Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC) and its family of companies since 2011. Prior to AGC, she worked as a finance intern at ASRC Energy Services and was on ASRC’s Intern Board of Directors. Sielak has a BBA in both Accounting and Finance from the University of Alaska Anchorage. Sielak is an ASRC shareholder and Arctic Education Foundation (AEF) alumnus. In her time outside of work, she enjoys volunteering for AEF’s annual fundraising events.