Board of Directors
Chairman Christopher Simon, lives in Fairbanks, Alaska. He serves as Chief Executive Officer for K’oyitl’ots’ina, Limited, the village corporation for Alatna, Allakaket, Hughes, and Huslia. He previously served as Deputy Director of Health Services for Tanana Chiefs Conference, statewide Rural Education Coordinator for the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, Superintendent of Schools for Yukon Koyukuk School District, and as a principal in Huslia and Hughes, Alaska. He has served on the Doyon, Limited Board of Directors since 2009. Simon serves as Chair of the Doyon Board and chairs the Executive Committee. He also chairs the Boards of Doyon Oil Field Services, Inc., Doyon Government Contracting, Inc., and Doyon Natural Resources Development Corporation.
Simon has a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education and a Master’s Degree in Education Leadership from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, as well as a Post-graduate Education Leadership Certificate from the University of Alaska Anchorage. Simon previously served as a Director and President of K’oyitl’ots’ina, Limited, as a RurAL CAP Board Member, as a Member of the Alaska Rural Subcabinet Advisory Group, and as a Director of the Boys and Girls Home of Alaska, Inc.
Vice Chair Shirley Cleaver lives in Galena, Alaska. She is an entrepreneur and manages Yukon Alaska Enterprise in Galena. She operates a coffee shop and a bed and breakfast. Cleaver serves as president of the consortium for the Yukon Koyukuk Elder Assisted Living Facility and volunteers at the facility. She serves as treasurer and as a volunteer for Galena Search and Rescue. She is a Eucharistic minister for St. John Catholic Church. Cleaver chairs the Doyon shareholder relations committee. She serves on the executive committee, shareholder relations committee, and the Doyon Oil Field Services, Inc. board. As well as the alternate representative on the Tanana Chiefs Conference Hunting, Fishing, Gathering Task Force. Before being elected as vice-chair, she served as the Doyon, Limited secretary. She served on the Doyon, Limited board of directors from 2013 to 2016 and was re-elected in 2017. Cleaver received her bachelor’s of business administration for management from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2000 and her master’s of business administration from the University of Alaska Southeast in 2012. She graduated from Doyon Management Training in May 2006.
Treasurer Miranda Wright, of Fairbanks, Alaska, has served on the Doyon, Limited board of directors since 1995. She served as chair of Doyon and currently serves as treasurer. Wright serves on the Doyon finance and executive committees. She is a member of the Doyon Government Contracting, Inc. board. Wright holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF). She retired from UAF and holds the title of Director Emeritus of the Department of Alaska Native Studies and Rural Development. Wright is active on the community advisory board for Holland America/Westours. She is a co-chair for the Troth Yeddha’ Legacy Initiative committee. She serves on the finance committee for Gana-A’Yoo, Limited, the village corporation for Galena, Koyukuk, Nulato, and Kaltag. Wright has served on numerous boards and commissions primarily focused on economic development and education.
Secretary Jennifer Fate spends her time in both Fairbanks, Alaska, and Los Angeles, California. She was elected to the Doyon, Limited Board of Directors in 2006. She serves as Corporate Secretary, Chair of the Finance Committee, and member of the Executive Committee. She serves as President and Director of the Doyon Foundation Board. Fate is past Chair of the Doyon Budget and Audit Committee. She currently works in private investment and has worked in business consulting and acquisitions for multinational corporations and media companies.
Fate also has been an independent documentary producer, working on projects for Bravo, Travel Channel, and the British Broadcasting Corporation. Fate previously served as a Director for Foster Care Counts in Los Angeles and as a Trustee for the Pine Ridge School for Girls on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Fate currently serves as Co-Chair of the Stanford Business School Race Equity Task Force. Fate received her MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and her bachelor’s degree from Princeton University. She practices Athabascan traditions at her family’s fish camp on the Yukon River each summer.
Her full legal name is Jennifer Fate Velaise.
Cheryl Cadzow was elected to the board of directors in March 2020. Cadzow serves on the Doyon shareholder relations committee and on the Doyon Natural Resources Development Corporation board. She is retired and previously served as a classroom teacher for the Fairbanks North Star Borough. Cadzow previously served as a board member for the Fairbanks Native Association, as the chief and second chief of the Native Village of Fort Yukon, as a member of the Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments, as a council member for the City of Fort Yukon, as treasurer for Fort Yukon Dog Mushers, and as a board member for Gwitchyaa Zhee Corporation. Cadzow owned a small business in Fort Yukon for 13 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in cross-cultural education. Cadzow holds an Alaska Type B administrative certificate with a principal endorsement. She received training as a seasonal timekeeper for the Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry.
Walter “Wally” Carlo
Walter “Wally” Carlo
Walter “Wally” Carlo of Fairbanks, Alaska, is retired from the International Union of Operating Engineers. He serves on the Doyon Government Contracting, Inc. Board and on the Doyon Finance Committee. Carlo currently serves as an Emeritus Trustee for the Greater Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Foundation. Carlo is past President, past Chair, and current Board Member of Fairbanks Resource Foundation, a nonprofit that designs, builds, and operates homes for the disabled.
Carlo served as Doyon, Limited’s Property Manager from 1989 to 1998. He served on the Doyon, Limited Board of Directors from 1980 to 1989, 1999 to 2008, and 2009 to the present. Carlo previously served as Chair of the Doyon Board, Chair of the Executive Committee, and Chair of the boards of Doyon Oil Field Services, Inc., Doyon Government Contracting, Inc., and Doyon Natural Resources Development Corporation.
Charleen C. Fisher, Ph.D.
Charleen C. Fisher
Charleen C. Fisher, Ph.D., of Fairbanks, Alaska, works as the Director of Federal Programs for the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. Charleen serves on the shareholder relations committee and the Doyon Natural Resources Development Corporation board. She also serves as a Project Evaluator for Evaluation Research Associates, LLC and as Interim Chairperson of the Gwich’in Social and Cultural Institute of Alaska. Previously, Fisher served as the Executive Director and Project Director for the Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments and as Chief of the Beaver Village Council and on the Regional Board of Education for the Yukon Flats School District.
Fisher has a Doctorate in Indigenous Studies, a Master’s Degree in Education, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. She holds a Graduate Certification in Education Leadership from the University of Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Type A Teaching and Type B Administrative Certificates.
Fisher and her husband, Darrel (Chalkyitsik, Alaska) have four daughters: Shelby, Julia, Allyson, and Shani, and one grandchild, Hunter.
Betty Huntington, of Anchorage, Alaska, works on special projects for ANC Accounting. She serves as director and secretary/treasurer for Doyon Government Contracting, Inc. She serves on the Doyon finance committee.
Huntington previously served as chief executive officer for Gana-A’Yoo, Limited, the village corporation for Galena, Koyukuk, Nulato, and Kaltag, and as president of Gana-A’YooServices Corporation, Khotol Services Corporation, and Yistletaw Corporation. She also served as an interim chief operating officer for Gana-A’Yoo. Huntington served as a board of managers with Doyon partnership, Raven Releasing, LLC. She served as the member representative for Gana-A’Yoo subsidiaries, KaiyuhServices, LLC, Kaiyuh Information Technologies, LLC, and GSCM Six Mile, LLC. She previously served as the controller for Doyon, Limited for 13 years. She also served on the board for Gana-A’Yoo between1994 and 2007. Huntington received a bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Jerry Isaac, of Tanacross, Alaska, serves as tribal administrator for the Native Village of Tanacross. He previously served as deputy director of behavioral health for Fairbanks Native Association, chief executive officer for Copper River Native Association, and president for Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC). Isaac serves on the Doyon Government Conontracting Inc. board, the Doyon finance committee, and the TCC Hunting, Fishing, Gathering Task Force. He attended Chemawa Indian School, has taken general studies at the University of Alaska for a cumulative two years, and received a Prosci Change Management certification in 2012. Isaac serves as the secretary/treasurer on the TCC executive board. He previously served as the co-chair and board member for the Alaska Federation of Natives and as the Alaska-area vice president for the National Congress of American Indians. Isaac served on the Tanacross Village Council from 1976 through 2006, and on the Tanacross Village Corporation board from 1976 through 1990, and has served on numerous other boards over the years.
Georgianna Lincoln, originally from Rampart, Alaska, lives in Anchorage, Alaska, and has been a Doyon, Limited board member since 1976. Lincoln served as chairwoman from March 2005 to March 2008, serving as chair of all Doyon subsidiaries. She serves on the Doyon finance committee and on the Doyon Oil Field Services, Inc. board. She serves as the Doyon representative on the Alaska Federation of Natives board of directors. Lincoln is one of nine trustees for First Alaskans Institute.
Lincoln retired in 2005 from the Alaska State Senate, having served 14 years in the Alaska Legislature and on many state boards and commissions. She is the only Alaska Native woman ever elected to the Alaska State Senate. Her numerous positions include serving as executive director of Fairbanks Native Association in its early formative years, as well as director of programs for Tanana Chiefs Conference. Lincoln previously served as a director on the Alaska Native Heritage Center board, United Bank of Alaska, Alaska Native Health Board, National Indian Health Board, and National Indian Women’s Association. She has two adult children, Gidget Lincoln and Sean Lincoln, and is a proud grandmother of nine grandchildren.
Marvin Roberts was elected to the board of directors in March 2020. He serves on the Doyon shareholder relations committee and on the Doyon Government Contracting, Inc. board. He is a prevention coordinator for Tanana Chiefs Conference. He previously worked as a behavioral health aide for Tanana Chiefs Conference, as a granite apprentice for Alaskan Granite, as a delivery driver for Great Alaska Pizza Company, and in the facilities department for Doyon, Limited. Roberts serves as a board member for the Alaska Innocence Project and advocates for the Fairbanks Four. He serves on the board of Red Lantern Rescue. Roberts graduated as valedictorian from Howard Luke Academy in 1996. He holds certificates as a counselor, behavioral health aide, and emergency trauma technician. Roberts is the proud father of his daughter, Lorelai.
Sonta Hamilton Roach, of Shageluk, Alaska, was elected to the Doyon, Limited board of directors in March 2013. She serves on the executive committee and the Doyon Oil Field Services board. Hamilton Roach is also a Doyon Foundation board member and serves on the language advisory committee and chairs the scholarship committee. She is an elementary teacher in Shageluk, and also serves as a member of the Education Northwest board. Previous work and board experience include temporary faculty member for the University of Alaska Fairbanks (2016), member and chair of the Doyon shareholder relations committee, and SERRC Project CREATE advisory committee (which she helped to develop a teacher evaluation tool that incorporated existing cultural standards). She also served on the Shageluk IRA Tribal Council and on the executive committee for Spirit of Youth. Hamilton Roach owns a consulting business for event planning and facilitation, grant writing, and environmental program management. She received a bachelor’s degree in rural development from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and has earned a master’s degree in elementary education from the University of Alaska Southeast.
Orie G. Williams
Orie G. Williams
Orie G. Williams is retired and lives in Anchorage, Alaska, and Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Williams was elected to the Doyon, Limited board of directors in March 2008 and was re-elected in 2011, 2014, and 2017. Williams previously served on the board of directors from 1978 to 1984, holding the offices of vice president, chair, and vice-chair. He currently serves on the Doyon shareholder relations committee and on the Doyon Natural Resources Development Corporation board. He previously served as the chairman of the Doyon board and on the Doyon shareholder relations committee. He has chaired the boards of Doyon Oil Field Services, Inc., Doyon Government Contracting, Inc., Doyon Natural Resources Development Corporation, and Doyon Tourism, Inc.
Williams served as president/CEO of Doyon, Limited, and the family of companies from 2002 to 2007. He has an extensive business background and was previously employed as the executive vice president of the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation; as an economic development specialist with the State of Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs, and as president of Toghotthele Corporation and its subsidiaries. Williams previously owned construction and consulting companies, and A to Z Business Services. Williams attended Nenana Public School, graduated from Lathrop High School, and attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Skadron College of Business in California. He has attended numerous professional workshops and holds an economic development and financial professional certification. Williams is married to Phyllis and they have five children and six grandchildren.
Aaron M. Schutt
Aaron M. Schutt
President & CEO
As president and CEO of Doyon, Limited, Aaron M. Schutt is responsible for working with the Board of Directors to set the overall direction of the Doyon Family of Companies and provide leadership to its senior management team. Schutt has worked at Doyon since 2006. Prior to being named President and CEO, Schutt served as senior vice president and chief operating officer from 2008 to 2011.
Schutt clerked for Alaska Supreme Court Justice Alexander Bryner after graduating from Stanford Law School. He holds a master’s of science in civil engineering from Stanford University and graduated with honors and as an S. Town Stephenson scholar from Washington State University with a bachelor’s of science in civil engineering. Before joining Doyon in 2006, Schutt was an attorney at the Anchorage offices of national law firms Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Miller & Munson, LLP, and Heller Ehrman, LLP, where he represented tribal and ANCSA corporation clients in transactional and business matters.
He serves as a director of Northrim Bank and Akeela, Inc. He also coaches youth hockey. In 2004, Schutt was named as a recipient of the Alaska Journal of Commerce’s “Top 40 Under 40” award.
Schutt is Koyukon Athabascan and is an enrolled member of the Native Village of Tanana. He was born in Anchorage and raised in Tok. He is married to Marissa Flannery and together they have two sons and a daughter.
Julie M. Morman
Julie M. Morman
Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Julie M. Morman serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Doyon, Limited. Morman was previously the general manager for 3M’s United States Atlantic and Pacific Branches serving Alaska, Guam, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. She spent nearly 20 years working at 3M in areas including engineering, quality, new product development, Six Sigma, operations management, and business development.
Morman holds a bachelor’s degree from Montana State University in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota. She is the founder of Smart Girls Rock!, serves on several boards including the Society of Women Engineers, Dimond Engineering Academy, Montana State University College of Engineering Advisory board, and also volunteers her time with Junior Achievement.
Morman and her husband Ryan reside in Anchorage with their son, Beck.
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Patrick Duke has served as Doyon, Limited’s senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) since December 2011. He is responsible for the financial affairs of the company, including tax compliance and planning, business development, and strategic planning.
Previously, Duke served as the CFO at CIRI, where he worked since 2006. Prior to that, he spent 13 years working in various financial and accounting roles at Sealaska Corp. in Juneau, most recently serving as chief investment officer.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Gonzaga University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder. He serves on the boards of directors of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Alaska, The CIRI Foundation, and was formerly the chairman of the Blood Bank of Alaska.
Duke is Tlingit and is an Ahtna and Sealaska shareholder. He was raised in Copper Center and has four children.
Senior Vice President, Administration
As senior vice president of administration at Doyon, Limited, Tanya Kaquatosh is responsible for oversight of HR, shareholder records, shareholder outreach, and facilities.
Kaquatosh worked for the Doyon Family of Companies since 2008 and was most recently the director of regulatory affairs at Doyon Utilities. She holds a bachelor of economics from Stanford University and a master’s in business administration from Arizona State University. She is also a graduate of the 2014 Doyon Leadership Training program.
Kaquatosh is the daughter of Barbara Beatus and the late Norman Beatus of Hughes. Her maternal grandparents are Johnson Moses and the late Bertha Moses of Allakaket. Her paternal grandparents are Henry and the late Sophie Beatus of Hughes. Kaquatosh resides in Fairbanks with her husband, Steve, and their daughter, Skye.
Kaquatosh’s favorite quote comes from her grandmother, “La’ga’danthlaa” which means “keep moving forward” in Denaakk’e.
Senior Vice President, External Affairs
Sarah Obed, Senior Vice President of External Affairs, is responsible for representing Doyon, Limited on a wide range of matters before federal, state, and local governments. She is responsible for reviewing and analyzing legislative issues that may impact Doyon’s business. Obed oversees corporate and shareholder communications, including print and digital media, and press relations.
Prior to joining Doyon, Obed served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Vanuatu, an island nation in the South Pacific. She was also a program officer for the First Alaskans Institute, focusing on Alaska Native demographic and economic indicators. Obed holders a bachelor’s of arts in American Indian studies from the University of Washington and a master’s in public policy from the University of Michigan.
A Doyon shareholder and a Minto Tribal member, Obed and her husband, Stephen, are raising their daughters in Fairbanks, AK.
General Counsel and Assistant Secretary
Allen M. Todd has served as general counsel for Doyon, Limited since December 1997. He is responsible for the legal affairs of Doyon and its wholly-owned subsidiary companies.
Todd received his undergraduate degrees from Weber State University and the University of Utah. He obtained a Juris Doctor in law from Georgetown University Law Center in 1987.
His prior experience includes practicing government contracts law with the Los Angeles office of McKenna & Cuneo, and corporate and construction law with the San Francisco office of Seyfarth Shaw. He also served as general counsel for Blaze Construction, Inc. and Lodgebuilder Management, Inc. Todd retired from the United States Army Reserve in 2012, he currently serves as the Treasurer for St. Matthews Church in Fairbanks, Alaska.
He is married to Irene Nicholia-Todd of Tanana, Alaska.
Vice President, Human Resources and Shareholder Services
As the vice president of human resources for Doyon, Limited, Robin Renfroe leads Doyon’s human resources programs and services, including employee relations, workforce planning, training and development, benefits, and information systems. Renfroe also oversees shareholder services, which includes shareholder records and relations.
Renfroe’s professional career has included high-level positions with Alaska Native organizations including Dena Aka, where she served as executive director; Tanana Chiefs Conference, where she held several positions including chief executive officer and director of employment and training; and Doyon, where she has worked for a total of 20 years. At Doyon, Renfroe has held positions including vice president of administration and shareholder services, open enrollment team leader, and shareholder outreach manager.
In addition, Renfroe is a founding member of the Alaska Native Coalition for Employment and Training (ANCET) programs, and spent 10 years on the Alaska Statewide Private Industry Council and Fairbanks Private Industry Council. She has also served on numerous boards and commissions primarily focused on the employment and training of Alaska Natives and Alaskans.
Vice President, Lands and Natural Resources
Jamie Marunde serves as the Vice President of Lands. She is responsible for the management of Doyon’s ANCSA lands and natural resources. She provides technical advice concerning economic minerals, land issues, and coordination with industry and government agencies.
Marunde worked for Doyon, Limited since 2013 in the Finance, Operations, and Lands Departments. Previous to joining Doyon, she worked in the Commercial & Construction Lending Department at Denali State Bank. Marunde has served on many boards to include the Northway Natives, Inc., the Wrangell St. Elias Subsistence Resource Commission, the Northwest Transportation Plan Middle Yukon Advisory Committee, and the Alaska Miners Association Fairbanks.
Marunde holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Alaska Anchorage, and an MBA in Capital Markets from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Marunde is Upper Tanana Athabascan and a Doyon shareholder born and raised in Northway, Alaska.
Toby Stoeber serves as the controller for Doyon, Limited. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s accounting and financial reporting.
Before accepting this role in July of 2018, Stoeber served as the Doyon, Limited Accounting Director. Previously, he worked at KPMG and EY in public accounting for over eight years. Stoeber is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Vice President, Finance and Tax
Sarah Strand serves as the Vice President of Finance and Tax for Doyon, Limited. In this role, she is responsible for the company’s financial forecasting, bank covenants, and tax planning.
Before accepting this role in November of 2020, Strand served as the Doyon, Limited Tax Director for three years. Prior to joining Doyon, she worked at KPMG in public accounting, and as the Director of Tax and Finance for Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation. Strand has over 15 years of tax, finance, and accounting experience, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Dickinson State University in Dickinson, North Dakota.
Doyon Government Group
William (Bill) Line, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Doyon Government Group (DGG) – Construction. Line is responsible for all activities and operations of DGG’s construction companies, as well as the centralized shared services business functions that support those construction companies from Federal Way, WA. He joined DGG in 2013 as Director of Operations, and assumed the role of General Manager in 2016.
Prior to DGG, Line was President of Syska Hennessy Group Construction, a subsidiary of Syska Hennessy Group, which delivered design-build and construction projects for federal and commercial clients. He formed Syska Construction in 1996 after 13 years as a mechanical design engineer, engineering project manager, and principal with Syska, and joined gkkworks upon Syska’s sale of Syska Construction to gkkworks in 2010.
Line holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Building Sciences from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Dave Bailey, President & General Manager of Arctic IT. Bailey manages the growth of Arctic IT while making sure our service delivery and products differentiate us in the market remain an exciting challenge.
Bailey holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences and Master of Science in Cyber Security. Additionally, he holds several certifications from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), including; Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Robotic Process Automation (RPA), and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Bailey enjoys traveling with his wife and kids, spending time outdoors, hiking and mountain biking, and climbing mountains across the world.
Northern Laundry Services, LLC
Jordan Sanford, General Manager of Northern Laundry Services, LLC.
Sanford joined the Doyon Family of Companies as an intern in 2010 and worked in the Shareholder Records Department and the Administration Department serving as the Executive Assistant to the President and CEO before transitioning to Northern Laundry Services, LLC. While serving as Executive Assistant, she chaired the Morris Thompson Memorial Golf Classic and the Alaska Federation of Natives convention planning committees and served on several other committees on behalf of Doyon. Sanford currently serves as a Board Member for the American Red Cross of Alaska and volunteers her time with youth sports.
Sanford is an Upper Tanana Athabascan and was raised in Tok, Alaska. She resides in Fairbanks with her son, River.
Lou Florence, President and CEO of Doyon Utilities, LLC. Florence has extensive utility experience in nuclear, coal, and natural gas energy.
Florence holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting, and an MBA from Arizona State’s W.P. Carey School of Business. He held a Senior Reactor Operator’s license at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station. Florence served in the Navy on board USS Baton Rouge as a reactor operator and was qualified in submarines.
Before joining Doyon Utilities, Florence served as Vice President of Alberta Coal Operations for TransAlta Corporation and was President of TransAlta, USA.
Florence and his wife, Katrina, live is Fairbanks. Together, they have two children and two grandchildren.
Doyon Remote Facilities Services
Mariah Pitka-Jenkins, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Doyon Remote Facilities & Services, LLC. Pitka-Jenkins is responsible for oversight of day-to-day operations, financial planning, and more. She started her career at Doyon, Limited in 2002 in accounting. She was the first Class C shareholder to serve as a General Manager in the Doyon Family of Companies.
Pitka-Jenkins is a Doyon Class C shareholder, Gana A-Yoo shareholder, and tribal member of Louden Tribe. Pitka-Jenkins and her husband, Shannon, have five children together. She keeps her connection to the land strong by bringing her family to Galena for fishing and hunting each summer and fall.
Doyon Tourism, Inc.
Marie Monroe, General Manager of Doyon Tourism, Inc. Monroe oversees all aspects of the management and operations of the Kantishna Roadhouse and Kantishna Wilderness Trails in Denali National Park. In 2018, Monroe was promoted to the position of Operations Director for Doyon, Limited and her duties were expanded to include oversight of Doyon’s Northern Laundry Services, LLC and the Doyon/ARAMARK Joint Venture.
Monroe has worked for the Doyon Family of Companies since January 1996. Prior to joining Doyon, Limited, Monroe owned and operated her own local business for over twenty years while raising her family in the small community of Nenana, Alaska. She continues to reside north of Nenana with husband, William Walsh, and remains actively involved in the local community.
Monroe is a Doyon shareholder and a Nenana Tribal member. She has three adult children: Lynne Puryear, Tracy Snow, and Kelly Monroe, and is the exceedingly proud grandmother of nine.
Matt Ruck, President and CEO of designDATA. With over 25 years with the company, Ruck’s goal is to continuously enhance and improve designDATA’s suite of managed technology, cloud, and cyber security services.
Prior to becoming President and CEO, Ruck served as the company’s Vice President. He has held several other roles at designDATA, including the management of the network engineering group and Network Operations Center (NOC). In 1999, he oversaw the implementation of designDATA’s NOC and later headed-up the company’s data center build out in 2006. In his current role as President and CEO, Matt meets with C-level executives to promote designDATA’s turnkey managed technology, data center, cyber security, and user productivity consulting services. He is an expert in data center initiatives, cloud computing, converged networking, contingency planning, and IT infrastructure.
Ruck holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Assurance from the University of Maryland, as well as certifications in Microsoft’s MCSE and VMware’s VCP. He previously served as part of the technology council for the American Society for Association Executives in Washington, DC.
Doyon Drilling, Inc.
Andrew Honea is the President and General Manager of Doyon Drilling, Inc. (DDI) in Anchorage, Alaska.
Honea has over 28 years of experience in the oil drilling industry. He was raised in Alaska and graduated from Wasilla High School. Andrew started his career in the oilfield with Doyon Drilling, Inc as a Roustabout. During an industry downturn in 1993, Honea transitioned to Pool Arctic Alaska. Pool Arctic Alaska was later acquired by Nabors Alaska Drilling in 1999. At Nabors, Honea held various positions with increasing levels of responsibility. In 2004, Doyon Drilling, Inc. hired him as a Driller and the following year promoted him to Rig Supervisor (Toolpusher). In 2009, Andrew was promoted to Drilling Superintendent in the Anchorage office and then promoted to Operations Manager in 2020. Andrew is a Doyon shareholder with ties to the Kokrines and Ruby area. He and Jennifer have a daughter who recently graduated from South Anchorage High School.
Terry Caetano, President and General Manager of Doyon Anvil. Caetano is responsible for leading the company’s management team.
Before moving to Alaska, Terry was a project manager and managed projects in Alaska, Canada, California, and Washington State. Prior to this, he was Anvil’s Metallurgical Lab Department Manager. In 2006, he developed the Quality Management Services group and managed it until his assignment and relocation to Alaska. He joined Anvil in 2000. Terry holds an M.S. in Physical Metallurgical Engineering and a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Montana Tech of the University of Montana.
Doyon Associated, LLC
Warren Christian, President and General Manager of Doyon Associated LLC, Mid Alaska Pipeline LLC, and Doyon Industrial Group. Christian is responsible for all operations including engineering, estimating, cost controls and project management. He has over 35 years of experience in the construction and oil field services industry.
Prior to joining Doyon, Christian was President of Houston Contracting and Executive Vice President of ASRC Energy Services. He worked for ASRC for over 20 years in the oil and gas construction industry. Christian holds certifications as a PMP, CWI and API ll69.