Tyonek Native Corporation Names New Executives

Tyonek Native Corporation Names New Executives

Leadership team focused on growth

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 3, 2016 – The Board of Directors for Tyonek Native Corporation (TNC) announces the appointment of Leo Barlow as CEO. Mr. Barlow has more than 15 years of experience specializing in operations management, program administration and finance. He will have oversight for the divisional levels within the company and maintaining shareholder outreach and involvement. Mr. Barlow will report directly to the company’s Board of Directors.

“Leo brings a deep understanding of our culture and the importance of protecting the lands and traditions that are so important to Tyonek’s history and future,” said Bart Garber, President, TNC Board of Directors. “In addition, we have exceptional leadership at the divisional levels within TNC who are focused on growing our company and bringing increased opportunity to our shareholders.”

Other executive appointments were made to support the continuing growth of the organization. The new positions are effective immediately.

  • Steve Adlich has been named President of Tyonek Manufacturing Group, Inc. (TMG) and Tyonek Services Group, Inc. (TSG). He is responsible for the day-to-day operations for TMG and TSG. Steve has more than 30 years of direct experience in a variety of technical and leadership positions including Army Unmanned Aerial Systems programs, business development and management of large-scale software programs
  • Steve Gair is now the Vice President of Finance for TNC. He oversees all financial aspects of the organization. He is an accomplished financial executive with comprehensive experience in operational and financial management.
  • Doug Baker is Director of Business Development for TMG and TSG. His responsibilities include evaluating new opportunities and growing existing business. Doug has more than 35 years of defense and commercial experience in business development, capture management, proposal development and transition support.
  • Paul Stein has been named Director of Services for TSG. He will lead the division that specializes in aviation maintenance and professional and technical services. Paul is a retired US Army AH64A/D Maintenance Test Pilot offering more than 30 years of experience in aviation maintenance management, aviation and ground logistics, airworthiness, quality assurance, and program management.

“Tyonek is focused on growing our customer base and continuing our tradition of providing excellent customer service in the industries we serve,” said Steve Adlich, President, TMG and TSG. “Our executive team brings a wealth of experience and forward-thinking leadership strategies that will support our employees, customers and shareholders into the future.”

About Tyonek Native Corporation

Tyonek Native Corporation is an Alaska Native Corporation formed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA). The company is governed by a board of nine directors and a management team who are accountable to a community of nearly 900 shareholders. Tyonek Native Corporation is the parent company to a variety of subsidiary businesses in fields including ISO 9000 Certified defense manufacturing and engineering, aircraft maintenance, information technology services, construction, and oilfield support services. Tyonek Native Corporation’s Lands Division also develops land and resources. The company owns over 190,000 acres of land, primarily on the West side of Cook Inlet in South Central Alaska. Tyonek Native Corporation has corporate headquarters in Anchorage, Alaska, with offices in Madison, Alabama, and subsidiary facilities located throughout the continental United States.