Logan Birch joined McKinley in 2021 to build a new direct lending business and led McKinley’s efforts to acquire Alaska Growth Capital BIDCO, Inc. Upon McKinley’s acquisition in 2022 of MAGC, Birch assumed the role of President leading the newly branded McKinley Alaska Growth Capital. As a lifelong Alaskan, Birch brings a wealth of senior management and lending experience, including 2012 – 2020 with Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC), Alaska’s largest locally-owned company with revenues in excess of $3 billion. During his tenure at ASRC, he served in three roles: Director of Treasury and Risk Management, President and CEO of Alaska Growth Capital and CFO of ASRC Energy Services. While President of MAGC, Birch led the MAGC’s efforts to increase external partnerships, restart community initiatives, and establish sound lending and loan-servicing practices. Prior to ASRC, Birch spent nine years at Wells Fargo Bank in Alaska, in roles with increasing responsibility that included small business lending, commercial real estate lending and four years in commercial banking, working with the largest and most complex companies in Alaska. Birch has economics degree from the University of Washington and is actively involved in the Anchorage community serving and chairing multiple non-profit boards over the years and a past recipient of the Alaska Journal of Commerce’s Top Forty Under 40 award.