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Aug 21, 2020

Nichols promoted to Human Resources Manager

First National Bank Alaska

Member FDIC - Equal Housing Lender

First National Bank Alaska’s Board of Directors promoted Tasha Nichols to Human Resources Manager and appointed her Human Resources Officer.

Nichols obtained a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Alaska Anchorage and a bachelor’s in human resource management from the University of Alaska Southeast. She is an accredited Senior Certified Professional through the Society of Human Resource Management. Nichols began her career with First National in 2016 with more than 20 years of local human resource experience.

In her new role, Nichols will supervise interviewing, hiring and training new bank employees. “No two interactions are alike with potential candidates, applicants and hires,” Nichols said. “It brings me great joy to help find the perfect person for the job, and I’m proud to play a role in recruiting Alaskans to work for one of America’s ‘Best Banks to Work for’ and the ‘Best Place to Work’ in Alaska for five years in a row."

Alaskan-owned and -operated since 1922, First National proudly meets the financial needs of Alaskans with ATMs and branches in 18 communities throughout the state, and by providing banking services to meet their needs across the nation and around the world. In 2020, Alaska Business readers voted the bank the “Best of Alaska Business” in the Best Place to Work category for the fifth year in a row. In 2019, American Banker recognized First National as a “Best Bank to Work For” for the second year in a row, and Anchorage Daily News readers voted the bank one of the state’s top three financial institutions in the ADN “Best of Alaska” Awards. First National was also recognized as the most admired company in the state by MSN.com and received the Rita Sholton Large Business of the Year Award from the Alaska Chamber.


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