🇺🇸 BSNC Promotes Jenna Krohn to Associate General Counsel

By Misha Radkevitch - April 26, 2023

Press release from Bering Straits Native Corporation

BSNC is pleased to announce the promotion of shareholder Jenna Krohn to Associate General Counsel. As Associate General Counsel, Krohn provides legal advice and guidance to BSNC’s executive and leadership teams. In her role, her main duties include counseling management on various employment, contractual, and operational matters; drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts and agreements; and ensuring compliance with various laws and regulations.

“Jenna’s new title reflects her important role at BSNC,” said Gail R. Schubert BSNC President & CEO. “Jenna is a very talented attorney with a wealth of industry and institutional knowledge. She is an integral part of our legal team and I am pleased to see her grow in her career at BSNC.”

Krohn joined BSNC as corporate counsel in 2021. She graduated in 2013 from the University of Alaska with a Bachelor of Arts degree in justice and a minor in English. Krohn earned her law degree from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, graduating in 2018. While completing her education, she worked in human resources at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and later at North Star Behavioral Health. Krohn first began practicing law at private firms in Anchorage, focusing primarily on family law, insurance defense and employment law. She recently received the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development 2023 Top 40 Under 40 Award.

Krohn grew up in Anchorage and is the proud daughter of the late Kenneth Dewey Jr. of Koyuk and Karen Alatalo of Bay City, Michigan. She has extended family in Koyuk, Nome and Kivalina, as well as in other areas of the state and in Michigan. She is an enrolled tribal member of the Native Village of Koyuk.

Originally published on 25 April.

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