Shareholder Spotlight – Pamela Finnesand First to Earn ANELP Certificate From Alaska Pacific University

Published December 2017

Alaska Pacific University’s Alaska Native Executive Leadership Program (ANELP) graduate certificate program was developed for high-potential leaders by Alaska Native Corporations working with the University. Its purpose is to develop a unique Alaskan executive education program that meets the specific needs of Alaska Native Corporations by providing future executives with the foundational knowledge to excel in today’s competitive business climate. It also aims to provide the know-how to build a holistic approach to identify areas of improvement and strategies for change within Alaska Native Corporations.
Pamela Finnesand is the first Ahtna shareholder-owner employee to complete the ANELP, Alaska Native Executive Leadership Program at Alaska Pacific University. The ANELP program helps Pamela work towards her goals of becoming the Vice President of Government Contracting and ultimately Ahtna Netiye’s CEO.

Pamela is the daughter of Lucille and Arnold Lincoln, and the late Wilbur Finnesand. She is the Granddaughter of the late, Oscar and Ella Craig, Nick and Ina Lincoln, and Neil and Hanna Finnesand. She is currently the Vice President of Ahtna Support & Training Services, and the SBA Compliance officer and Security Manager of Ahtna Netiye’, LLC.

For more information on APU’s Alaska Native Executive Leadership Program (ANELP) visit: