Leadership

Brennan Walsh

President

Brennan is passionate about developing high quality infrastructure in some of the most remote communities in Alaska through innovative, strategic approaches that better serve his client’s goals while advancing the mission of STG and Alaska Crane. In his role as President at STG and Alaska Crane, Brennan works to bring the best project approaches, safety practices and quality craftsmanship while always seeking ways to improve. He leads a team of highly skilled professionals who inspire him every day through their strategic planning, diligent execution, integrity and pride in their work.

Brennan has over 16 years of experience working in Western Alaska making challenging infrastructure projects a reality for many rural communities. He has a background in civil engineering from the University of Nevada Reno and has built his career working in the construction industry. He started working at STG when he was still in college as a yard hand and has served many roles since moving into his current position as President in 2016.

Throughout his tenure at STG, Brennan has greatly contributed to the growth of the company and his keen business sense helped establish STG’s reputation as the industry leader in remote arctic construction within the state. Brennan’s success implementing large-scale wind turbine generator projects led him to oversee the development of STG’s robust tower and telecommunications division. Notable works under his leadership include the building and delivering of two 900 kw wind turbines to the community of Kotzebue, AK and managing a 6-year design build project with a major telecom company in Alaska.

As President of STG and Alaska Crane, Brennan works diligently to enable his team with the tools to deliver excellent craftsmanship, pursue innovation, embrace collaboration, and ensure everyone gets home safe. He strongly believes in being good stewards of the land and environment and is proud of the responsible building practices at STG and Alaska Crane.

Kristee Nease

Director of Internal Operations

Kristee has always found great joy in creating solutions to make it easier and more efficient for team members to do their jobs. In her position as Director of Internal Operations, Kristee addresses the internal challenges faced by STG office and field personnel often involving the difficult circumstances the team experiences working in extremely remote locations throughout Alaska. She is a huge advocate for STG’s talented team members and strives to set each employee up for success in their positions.

Kristee has nearly 15 years of experience rooted in accounting and payroll, office management and operational processes. Through her career she has juggled multiple roles, often at the same time. Kristee gravitated toward operational roles as she demonstrated her big picture thinking and passion for making the systems of a company work together as efficiently and effectively as possible. During her 14 years with STG, she has created the systems and procedures that help keep the team on task and organized while also setting up a means for tracking information and collecting data that provides valuable insights.

In her role as the Director of Internal Operations at STG, Kristee oversees all operational processes and employee relations, ensuring the important behind-the-scenes work keeps things running smooth. As part of the management team, she has the important role of working on project related processes, strategic planning and company goals. She is continually proud of the company’s success and the wonderful team she gets to work with every day.

Dave Myers

Director of Business Development

Dave believes in the value of relationships and collaboration to make the building of meaningful and unique infrastructure in some of the most remote and difficult locations in the world a reality. In his position as Director of Business Development at STG and Alaska Crane, Dave gets to work with some of the top minds in the industry as he spearheads strategic growth for the organization.

Dave has nearly 25 years of construction and project management experience and six years of service in the U.S. Navy Reserves. Throughout his career he has worked extensively across government contracting, rural infrastructure and oil and gas. During the early years of his career, Dave worked in the field in remote areas of Alaska, overseas, and in the contiguous United States where he provided site management for high risk federal projects, notably the early Missile Defense civil works and installation of the first six missile silos at Ft. Greely.

During his 14-year tenure at STG and Alaska Crane, he has served many roles, from Project Manager to Program Manager to his current position as Director of Business Development. His energy infrastructure experience included the development and construction of microgrid energy system installations including utility size wind-diesel hybrid systems in over 40 isolated arctic and subarctic communities. In his current role as Director of Business Development at STG, Dave uses his technical expertise to develop innovative solutions to infrastructure projects using value engineering practices to best serve the needs of clients and other project stakeholders.

Dave currently serves on three board of directors and is a Rotarian

  • Alaska Support Industry Alliance – Trade association supporting oil, gas, and mining
    Director, Industry and Government Relations Committees
  • Renewable Energy Alaska Project – Non-profit clean energy advocacy and education organization
    Director, Chair – Policy, Executive Committee
  • Rotary – Downtown Club – District 5010
    Director – Service Projects I, Club Strategy