PUBLISHED: 4:15 PM on Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Alaska Pacific hires chief financial officer
Alaska Pacific Bank President Craig Dahl announced that the bank has hired Julie Pierce as senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Pierce brings over eight years experience as a strategic level finance officer to the position.

She served as the chief financial officer for another local financial institution from 1999-2004, worked as the director of finance and development for the Sealaska Heritage Institute from 2004-2005, and held the position of assistant state comptroller and comptroller for the State of Alaska from 2005, until accepting her new position with Alaska Pacific.

Pierce has a Masters of Business Administration degree and is a Certified Public Accountant.

As chief financial officer, Pierce is responsible for the bank's overall financial management, including oversight of budgeting, analysis, forecasting, interest-rate risk, and financial reporting.

  Julie Pierce
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.

Alaska Pacific Bank is a federally-chartered savings bank headquartered in Juneau and is the sole subsidiary of Alaska Pacific Bancshares, Inc.