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Jul 22, 2022

Senator Sullivan recognizes Betsy Lawer as "Alaskan of the Week"

On July 22, 2002, on the floor of the U.S. Senate, Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) recognized Betsy Lawer, the Board Chair and CEO/President of First National Bank Alaska, which is celebrating 100 years since its founding. Betsy is a member of the storied Cuddy family, which purchased a controlling interest in the bank by the early 1940s and helped grow it into an important financial institution supporting the growth of the state and economic opportunities for Alaskans. Lawer was recognized as part of Sen. Sullivan’s series, “Alaskan of the Week.”

Click here to watch Senator Sullivan's full speech recognizing First National Bank Alaska's Board Chair and CEO/President, Betsy Lawer.


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