Sandy West

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Sandy Beitel West is the Chief Human Resources Officer at NANA Development Corporation supporting leadership, the businesses of NANA’s Commercial Group, the employees and shareholders of NANA. 

West has more than 30 years of experience in human resources and finance. Her areas of expertise include improving organizational and operational efficiency, performance management, HR strategy development for leadership teams and organizations, optimizing reward and benefit programs and development of employee relations strategies.

West spent 28 years with BP in Anchorage and Houston.  She led the Alaska human resources function as a member of the Alaska Leadership Team and BP’s Houston-based Exploration & Production Technology Team. She served as director of human resources for Ukpeagvik Iñupiat Corp. and then as vice president of human resources for Koniag, Inc. before joining NANA in 2013.

West earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from the University of Montana. She continued her professional development at the Kellogg Executive Master Business School at Northwestern University, the Human Resources Executive Program at the University of Michigan and the Strategic Human Resources Program at Cornell University.

West is a current member of the Society of Human Resource Professionals. She is a current leadership member for the American Heart Association Anchorage Heart Walk.