Valeriya Brand: Contracts Manager, Ahtna Engineering Services, LLC

Where are you originally from?

Khabarovsk, Russia

In what City/State do you currently live?

Anchorage, Alaska

How did you feel when you heard you had been named an Ahtna Employee of the Year?

I was surprised, grateful for the recognition of my work, and in particular, grateful to the team that supported me through the year.

What made you want to work for the Ahtna family of companies?

When the opportunity came up, I realized quickly that Ahtna is fast growing and dynamic company, with amazing opportunities for learning and professional growth. The company takes care of its shareholders as well as its employees.

What do you love most about your job and the work you do?

I love that it’s always challenging and always changing – I appreciate the opportunity to learn more about the business and contribute to the growth of the company every day.

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