Lundgren honored as UAF business leader of the year

<i>Photo by Greg Martin</i><br>Steve Lundgren
Photo by Greg Martin
Steve Lundgren

The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management will honor Steve Lundgren as its 41st business leader of the year during a dinner and award ceremony at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 15, in the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel’s Gold Room.

Steve Lundgren is president and CEO of Denali State Bank, a locally owned community bank. Lundgren’s career in the financial services industry is a success story spanning more than three decades, during which he has served the Fairbanks business community as an advisor, mentor and influencer. He is nationally recognized for his leadership.

An ardent proponent of education, Lundgren serves on the UAF Advocacy Committee. He has a long history of supporting the military, and in 2000 he was awarded the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce Jim Messer Award for championing military and community relationships.

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ADDITIONAL CONTACTS: Tammy Tragis-McCook, 907-474-7042,