Chief Human Resources Officer, Commercial Sector
As chief human resources officer for the NANA Development Corporation (NDC) Commercial Sector, Sandy Beitel West is responsible for the implementation of human resources functions to promote effective recruitment, hiring, training and employee oversight, as well as the development of leadership potential.
Sandy joined NDC in 2013 as senior vice president of human resources. During a career of more than 30 years in human resources and finance, she has demonstrated competency in improving organizational and operational efficiency, instilling a performance-driven culture and optimizing reward plans. Sandy also brings expertise in strategic planning, including developing and implementing employee and labor relations strategies.
Former HR leadership roles include 20 years as an HR manager for BP in Anchorage and Houston, with responsibilities for designing HR strategies, reorganizing global organizations and improving performance and talent management. More recently Sandy served as vice president of human resources for Koniag, Inc. and director of human resources for Ukpeagvik Iñupiat Corp.
In addition to earning a bachelor of science degree in finance and accounting from the University of Montana, Sandy has completed numerous professional HR training programs offered by the Kellogg Executive Master Business School of Northwestern University, University of Michigan, Cornell University and other institutions. She is a member of the Society of Human Resource Professionals.