Andrew Guy

President/Chief Executive Officer

Born and raised in Napaskiak, Alaska, Andrew grew up speaking Yup’ik and learned English like many other children when they were sent away to school. Years later, he started as an intern at a Calista Corporation subsidiary doing research and financial analyses. He earned a degree in business administration from University of Alaska Fairbanks and went on to earn a law degree from the University of Colorado School of Law. He served on the Board of Directors and also worked as the Vice President of Yulista Management Services. He then joined Calista’s executive team as general counsel, involving him in the corporation’s contract negotiations and business enterprises. Andrew Guy was promoted by the Board of Directors to President/CEO of Calista in 2010, 26 years after first serving as an intern.

Monica James

Chief Operating Officer

From Bethel, Monica joined the Calista executive team after serving several years in Yulista Holding, LLC, Calista’s largest holding company. Previously, she served as the Chief Financial Officer and then Vice President of Business Operations and Administration for the Alaska Aerospace Corporation.

Sharon Lechner

Chief Financial Officer

Sharon has a rich history in Alaska. She served as Bristol Industries LLC CFO and CFO for the Municipality of Anchorage. She attended University of Washington where she earned a bachelor’s and an MBA.


Otis Armstrong

Chief Information Officer

Otis spent 20 years as a helicopter pilot for the U.S. Army. He oversees networking, software and hardware functions for the corporation.

Rosie Barr

Vice President, Lands

Rosie recently served as NANA Corporation’s vice president of lands.