The UAF School of Management is proud to announce Lorna Shaw is the 38th Business Leader of the Year.
Lorna is the External Affairs Manager at Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo, LLC where she oversees community, public and government affairs. Lorna has served as Chairwoman of the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce and she also serves on the boards of directors for other industry and business organizations, including Alaska Miners Association, Resource Development Council, Alaska State Chamber of Commerce, Alaska Center for Economic Education and the UAF School of Management Community Advisory Board.
Prior to joining the mining industry, Lorna served for a number of years as a legislative aide to members of the Alaska State Legislature and as Assistant to the Chief of Staff for US Senator Frank Murkowski.
Lorna graduted cum laude in 1996 with her BBA and summa cum laude in 2005 with her MBA from the UAF School of Management. The UAF Alumni Association awarded Lorna with the 2013 Alumni Achievement Award for Business and Professional Excellence.