Wayne Qaniqsiruaq Westlake
Wayne Qaniqsiruaq Westlake serves as NANA’s President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). An Iñupiaq from the Native Village of Kiana, Westlake focuses on maximizing performance from NANA’s three income sectors to the benefit of the Corporation’s 13,800 Iñupiat shareholders.
Prior to his current position, Westlake served as president of Tern Point, LLC, a company that provides administrative services and technical support to the federal government and commercial clients; Lithocore, LLC, an engineering services company; and vice president of Business Development at Kikiktagruk Iñupiat Corporation (KIC).
He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Alaska Pacific University (APU) and a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education from the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA).