Our Team


heather eldred

Heather is an executive business leader with over 20 years experience across multiple industries. She has a proven reputation for leading companies to dramatic bottom line growth through increased operational efficiency, effective financial oversight, and transformative business development. Her approach always factors in an organization’s most valuable asset—their employees. Her experience has helped organizations create high-trust cultures that attract and keep the best talent. She has also been certified as a Certified Executive Leadership Coach.


amber lee

Amber has more than 20 years experience as a successful executive in marketing, communications, and brand strategy. Her ability to balance creative and analytical thinking has made her a trusted partner to some of Alaska’s largest industries, as well as national and international organizations. Her work is data driven, agile, and always tied to measurable outcomes.


sarah andrews

Sarah has lead projects, teams, and client relations for all types of companies from nonprofits to governmental agencies and fortune 500 companies. She has worked for B2B and market research agencies in Anchorage, Portland, and San Francisco, coordinating international teams, leading projects and outreach, and assisting with research strategy and qualitative analysis. Her expertise includes gathering information from stakeholders, interviewing subject matter experts and industry leaders, market research strategy and plan development, target audience identification, and marketing materials design and development.


Andrey maslov

Andrey is an expert in research, analysis, human-centered design, and technical communication. As the former operations manager of a top market research firm, Andrey managed a team conducting quantitative and qualitative research. He is an expert in modern market research methods, and has developed a reputation for smart research tool design and actionable analysis.


Ashley taborsky

Ashley is an experienced account and project manager with proven abilities to deliver strategic, creative campaigns that meet and exceed quality, schedule, and budget requirements. In addition to being a published writer, Ashley is also one of the most accomplished digital strategists in the state of Alaska with award-winning sitemap creation, UX design, content architecture, SEO, and organization. She holds and maintains professional certifications in Google Analytics and SEM, directly from Google. Ashley has led successful projects for high-profile clients across diverse industries with both local and global reach, including healthcare, robotics, automotive sales, fast food, and telecommunications.


Leslie Williams Crocker

Leslie is a Financial and Management Consultant whose focus is on financial compliance with Federal procurement rules and regulations. She is a CPA, has a Master’s Degree in Contract Management and is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional. She is a former Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) senior auditor out of the Alaska sub-office and has acted as CFO/Interim CFO for several
Alaska Regional and Village Corporations. She is a Deltek Partner who has augmented several implementation teams, as well as has acted as Project Manager. Leslie also provides customized training to Boards and Corporate staff as well as through the University of Alaska Center for Corporate & Professional Development.



Erin is a contracts management professional with 20 years of experience in legal and contracting roles for highly successful Alaska Native Corporations and their subsidiaries. Her expertise in
corporate entity acquisition and development, Small Business Administration (SBA) program compliance, corporate contract compliance and policy development, SBA 8(a) certification and other small business programs, and as corporate Facility Security Officer helped Chenega Corporation and Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) to achieve top 20 status on Alaska Business Monthly’s Top 100 Alaska-owned companies. 


Keegan Matthew Fritts

Keegan has over 11 years-experience, specializing in Government Contracting. He has extensive experience in contract management, procurement, and implementing policies and procedures. Keegan’s experience also involves travel to remote job sites to establish home office culture, onsite. He has worked for several Alaskan Native Village and Regional Corporations.


Eric Buhrman

With 20 years in the design industry, Eric has personally designed hundreds of pieces of creative for private companies and nonprofits in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. Experienced in both the corporate and agency world, he supports in-house teams and agencies in creating effective web design, branding, and broadcast, print and digital campaigns. His award-winning portfolio includes work for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the U.S. Forest Service, Alaska Energy Authority, Bristol Bay Native Corporation, Solstice Advertising, Aleknagik Development, Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Bristol Industries, and GM Delivery Services.


kayce wheeler byrne

Kayce brings over 15 years of experience in visual design and marketing, exceptional project management skills, and a passion for delivering effective and thoughtful designs that adhere to brand identity and values. She has an unparalleled work ethic and proven abilities to deliver projects that meet and exceed quality, schedule, and budget requirements. Experienced in both corporate and agency marketing, Kayce’s worked within industries spanning health care, high tech, real estate, travel and tourism, telecommunications, higher education and retail.


Aaron howard

Aaron has over 20 years experience as a web and graphic designer. As Vice President and Web Services Director of an online communications company, Aaron has overseen and managed hundreds of website clients' nationwide. He has a passion for design and always puts his clients needs at the forefront of his daily life.

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Alexis Buhrman

Alexis is a marketing consultant and business coach with over 15 years of experience in design, marketing, and project management. She supports her clients in focusing on their goals, leading marketing efforts, and developing and maintaining comprehensive brand standards. Alexis has produced effective, award-winning design and branding campaigns for clients in tourism, retail, and the government sector. Her passion for creative content that engages customers and builds relationships has helped companies and organizations successfully connect with diverse audiences. In addition to her background in design, Alexis is a Certified Personal Brand Strategist and Social Branding Analyst through Reach, the global leader in personal branding. Her work with Transcend Strategic Consulting includes assistance with management consulting, marketing campaigns, messaging, and design.