PUBLISHED: 4:08 PM on Wednesday, August 1, 2007
Alaska Pacific hires controller
Juneau, AK Alaska Pacific Bancshares, Inc. President and CEO Craig E. Dahl announced that Daniel Vermedal has been hired as assistant vice president, controller, and Cheryl Crawford who has had served as the controller has moved to the newly-created position of vice president, special projects coordinator.

Vermedal brings 17 years of accounting experience to the controller position. He has been licensed as a CPA in Arizona since 1995, and has held positions as controller/CFO since that time. Most recently, he served as the finance director for Catholic Community Service in Juneau. Vermedal has a B.S. of Applied Science in Accountancy from Arizona State University, an Associates of Applied Science in Management from Mesa Community College. He is a member of the Alaska Society of Certified Public Accountants.

  Daniel Vermedal
As VP, special projects coordinator, Crawford will handle a variety of projects for the company, focusing on those areas that involve systems, compliance, and product development. She has worked for Alaska Pacific Bank for the past 12 years, starting as the bank's internal auditor, and then becoming the accounting manager in December 1995. She was promoted to VP, controller in May 1997. Crawford worked for the State of Alaska prior to joining Alaska Pacific. Crawford has a B.A. in Business Administration from Washington State University, received a certificate of completion from the University Honors Program, and was a CPA for several years. She is well known in the Juneau arts community, where she has been active for the past 20 years. She played with the Juneau Symphony for several years, and has been in productions at the Perseverance Theatre, Opera to Go, and the Juneau Lyric Opera.

  Cheryl Crawford
Alaska Pacific Bank is a locally-owned community bank serving Southeast Alaska since 1935. The bank offers a full range of banking services to individuals and businesses through its offices in Juneau, Ketchikan, and Sitka.