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Jun 09, 2020

Shipley brings 30 years of wealth management experience to the bank

First National Bank Alaska’s Board of Directors named Rod Shipley Wealth Management Director and appointed him Senior Vice President at the state’s largest, locally owned community bank.

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Shipley has more than 10 years of experience leading wealth management and trust professionals in Alaska, and more than 20 years of experience leading institutional relationship management teams in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. In his new role, Shipley will direct all trust and investment management policies and activities for the bank. “I’m proud to join an experienced team with a proven track record of providing Alaskans a full spectrum of services that help meet their financial goals,” he said. “I’m confident that First National is the preeminent provider of investment management and trust services in Alaska.”

Shipley is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School, the National Graduate Trust School and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Nevada, Reno. He is currently a board member of The Foundation of the Arc of Anchorage and Alaska Winter Wilderness Races, Inc. He has formerly served on the boards of the Anchorage Opera, Anchorage Concert Association, The Arc of Anchorage, and Anchorage Investment Advisory Commission.

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 2019, Alaska Business readers voted the bank the “Best of Alaska Business” in the Best Place to Work category for the fourth year in a row and American Banker recognized First National as a “Best Bank to Work For” for the second year in a row. The same year, 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.

Visit FNBAlaska.com for more information about Alaska’s largest locally owned bank and access to efficient and secure online banking services. First National Bank Alaska is a Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender.


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