Executive Team

Bryan ButcherBryan Butcher.jpg

CEO/Executive Director

Bryan rejoined the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) on August 7, 2013. Prior to his appointment as chief executive officer/executive director, he served as commissioner of the Alaska Department of Revenue from January 2011 to August 2013, as AHFC’s director of governmental relations and public affairs from 2003 to 2011, and as a senior aide to the House and Senate Finance Committees of the Alaska Legislature for the previous 12 years.

Bryan holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon. He sits on the board of directors for the Foraker Group and chairs the Alaska Council on the Homeless.

As a proud alumnus of the University of Oregon, Bryan enjoys watching the Oregon Ducks and other sporting events, reading, and spending time with his wife and two children.

Mark Romick Mark Romick.jpg

Deputy Executive Director

Mark has worked for the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC), since the merger with the Alaska State Housing Authority (ASHA) in 1992. Mark held several positions within in the planning and program development department, including the directorship beginning in 2006.

Mark has 28 years of experience in the housing industry including housing market research, housing policy and program development, financial analysis of rental housing and the use of state and federal housing programs for affordable and special needs housing development.

Mark holds a Bachelor in Economics from the University of the Pacific and a Master of Economics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Mark takes advantage of Alaska’s seasons with his family by fishing and biking in the summer and snowboarding in the winter.

Gregory Rochon Greg Rochon.jpg

Director, Administrative Services

Greg has worked for Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) in several capacities, starting as contract compliance officer for the administrative services department in 2010. He currently serves as director of administrative services managing corporate policies and procedures with respect to procurement, asset and inventory control, record retention, risk management and administrative support functions.

Greg has over 17 years of experience in program management, contract administration and project management. Prior to his role at AHFC, he worked for the North Slope Borough, Arctic Slope Consulting Group, and for the Municipality of Anchorage. Greg has extensive knowledge of arctic construction administering multimillion dollar contracts on the North Slope and was contract administrator for the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center and Egan Center remodel.

Greg grew up in Barrow, Alaska and has lived in Anchorage since 2004. He enjoys fishing, camping, hunting and spending time with his four grandchildren.

R. Kevin Tune R Kevin Tune.jpg

Director, Audit

Kevin joined Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) as an audit specialist in 1993. In his role as director of the internal audit department, he is responsible for overseeing the internal audit and affordable housing compliance programs for AHFC. He manages a staff of three internal auditors and four compliance auditors. He reports jointly to AHFC’s audit committee and the chief executive officer.

Kevin holds a BA in business administration from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon and is a graduate of the Bank Administration Institute Graduate School of Retail Bank Management internal audit program. Prior to joining AHFC he worked for Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as a regional audit manager, Alliance Bank as vice president/controller of special asset division, and First National Bank of Alaska as an assistant auditor. In total, he has 33 years of internal audit experience. He is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and holds certifications in Control Self-Assessment and Risk Management Assurance (CRMA).

Kevin and his wife Janet have called Anchorage, Alaska their home for the past 52 years, and despite the wintery conditions, he remains an avid golfer and a Corvette enthusiast.

Les Campbell Les Campbell.jpg

Director, Budget

Having worked for Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) for over 25 years, Les has held positions in the accounting, internal audit, public housing, and budget departments before becoming director of budget in 2001. He is responsible for development, implementation and maintenance of AHFC’s operating and capital budgets and expenditures.

Les attended Brigham Young-Hawaii where he received degrees in accounting and business administration. He sits on the board of directors of Angelus Memorial Park, currently serving as its treasurer and he is an assistant scout master in the Boy Scout program, Troop 907.

One of AHFC’s traditions is to have Santa Claus visit the children and grandchildren of Alaska Housing staff. Les has donned the Santa suit for years, delivering gifts to the kids. Family is an important part of his life. He and his wife have seven adult children and have adopted four more who they enjoy spending time with, along with a growing number of grandchildren. Les also loves to observe and participate in a variety of sports, hunt, fish, and do wood-working projects.

Mike Strand Michael Strand.jpg

Chief Financial Officer/Finance Director

Mike joined AHFC in 2001, and previously served as senior finance officer, finance officer and financial analyst. As CFO/Finance Director, Mike manages the financial activities to ensure business operations can be continued, its assets properly maintained and its credit positively upheld.

After graduating from the University of Alaska Anchorage with Bachelor of Business Administration degrees in finance and economics, Mike served as a budget analyst for Anchorage Municipal Light and Power and as a financial analyst for VECO Alaska.

Originally from Anchorage, Mike enjoys spending time outdoors with his family, hunting, fishing and playing hockey. He is passionate about coaching elite youth hockey.

Cynthia Weiser Cynthia Weiser.jpg


Cynthia started as controller for Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) in 2011 after leaving her position as finance director for the Spokane Housing Authority, a position she held for 10 years. Cynthia is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of financial statements and managing the accounting department.

After receiving a Bachelor degree in Accounting from Montana State, Cynthia was certified as a public accountant where she began her career in the accounting field.

Outside of work, Cynthia enjoys walking her dog, reading, listening to music and playing video games.

Stacy Schubert Stacy Schubert.jpg

Director, Governmental Relations and Public Affairs

Stacy has been with Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) since 2010 and previously worked as president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce for seven years. In her capacity as director of governmental relations and public affairs, Stacy interacts with local, state and federal officials, supports the initiatives of other departments and directors, and shares AHFC’s stories with media.

Stacy holds Bachelor degrees in journalism, history and psychology from the University of Alaska, Anchorage and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Alaska Pacific University. Stacy is engaged in the professional Public Relations Society of America financial services executive committee; as an advisor to UAA’s college of journalism and communication; as a board member at the Providence Alaska Foundation and in the hospital in the Cuddle Corp and No One Dies Alone programs. In 2008, Stacy was recognized as a top young professional and was recognized as one of Alaska’s Top Forty Under 40 by the Alaska Journal of Commerce.

Stacy enjoys an active Alaska lifestyle and Face-timing with her nieces in Colorado.

Michael Courtney Michael Courtney.jpg

Director, Housing Operations

Mike worked as a housing program specialist with Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) prior to working for Neighborworks Alaska where he served as housing director for six years and as deputy director for five years. Mike rejoined AHFC in 2001 as director of housing operations, Mike oversees day-to-day operations of all publicly-funded housing and housing programs administered by AHFC’s public housing division.

After attending the University of Alaska, Mike received his Alaska Real Estate Brokers License and was certified for six housing programs and two housing inspection protocols.

When he isn’t working, Mike enjoys fishing, riding his four-wheeler and riding the trails on his snow machine.

Elaine Hodl Elaine Hodl.jpg

Director, Human Resources

Elaine has worked in many capacities since starting at Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) 28 years ago, before becoming director of human resources in 2013. She is responsible for advising and making necessary recommendations to executive management concerning the nature, operation and effectiveness of AHFC’s personnel policies, rules and procedures.

Elaine holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources certificate and has attended the University of Alaska and Alaska Pacific University. She sits on the council and executive board of the Anchorage Sports Association and AK Krush Fastpitch League.

She and her husband are active in coaching high school fast pitch softball, and are looking forward to watching their daughter play collegiate fast pitch softball and having time to spend with their grandkids.

Tom Remaklus Tom Remaklus.jpg

Director, Information Systems

Tom has been with AHFC for over 12 years working in several capacities. Starting off as a temporary employee, Tom quickly attained a programming analyst position and has held the position of director of information services for the past nine years. He is responsible for securing corporate data and infrastructure.

In conjunction with the Anchorage School District, Tom was involved with the development of the IT Summer Academy that offers high school students the opportunity to intern in IT/IS departments throughout the summer. He is involved with the honorary commanders program at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), the FBI Citizens Academy and the INFAGuard. Having lived in Alaska for most of his life, Tom headed for warmer weather to attain a Masters in Computer Science from Arizona State.

Tom and his family enjoy getting out in Alaska biking, hiking and skiing. They enjoy traveling to Mexico and Hawaii where Tom enjoys scuba diving.

Jan Miyagishima Jan Miyagishima.jpg

Director, Mortgage Operations

Prior to joining Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) in 2014, Jan worked in the lending industry for over 20 years. As director of mortgage operations, she oversees mortgage loan servicing, the senior housing office and multi- and single family lending.

Jan received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Natural Science from UAA after leaving Montana State University where she pursued a biomedical science degree.

She has spent time helping Alaskans through board service with Alaska Youth Advocates (AYA), the Armed Services YMCA, and Alaska Mortgage Bankers Association (AMBA). Jan enjoys spending time fishing, four-wheeling, traveling and spending time with her friends and family. Her goal is to witness all seven of the Natural Wonders.

Daniel Delfino Daniel Delfino

Director, Planning & Program Development

Daniel Delfino administers the LIHTC program and manages the Planning and Program Development responsible for several rental development and supportive service programs throughout the state. Prior to joining AHFC in 2008, Daniel supervised a multi-site Money-Out team for Fidelity Investments in Salt Lake City.

Daniel received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Portland State University and holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of New Mexico.

Catherine Stone Catherine Stone.jpg

Director, Public Housing

Cathy started with Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) seven years ago as director of housing operations where she was responsible for the statewide operations of the public housing division. Over the past three years, she has been directing the division where she oversees administration of 1,750 public housing units and 4,600 vouchers statewide. Prior to coming to AHFC, Cathy was with the State of Alaska department of law as an assistant attorney general in the commercial and fair business section.

After double-majoring in political science and American history at Willamette University, Cathy received her law degree from Gonzaga University. She is on the Alaska Mental Health Board, the National Housing and Redevelopment Authorities Pacific Northwest Board, Cook Inlet Soccer Club Board, and is involved in supporting school activities through various booster clubs and fundraising activities.

Although she was born in New Jersey, Cathy has lived in Alaska since the age of 10. In her free time she stays active with family, exploring Alaska on hikes, playing tennis and keeping up with her three sons, two dogs and husband. She is passionate about the work she does helping Alaska families with their affordable housing needs.

John Anderson John Anderson.jpg

Director, Research & Rural Development

In 2008, John joined Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) as weatherization program operations manager for the research and rural development department, and was promoted to department director in 2015. John is responsible for oversight of all department programs and projects which furthers the energy efficiency construction and rehabilitation of housing in Alaska, including AHFC-owned properties and State Energy Programs (SEP).

Prior to joining AHFC, John worked as a project manager and vice president/general manager for several engineering and construction companies in Alaska. He has over 25 years experience in the private and public sectors, ranging from small residential projects to management of multi-million dollar commercial projects. His experience includes general construction, environmental safety and project management, government and private sector contracting, project estimate/scheduling and accounting, forecasting project disciplines and activities, and overall quality assurance, and energy efficiency and supply, with regulatory policy oversight.

John is certified as an Energy Management Professional (EMP), Certified Energy Manager (CEM), and is a general contractor. He participates on the board of directors for Association of Alaska Housing Authorities, Alaska State Home Builders Association, and Cold Climate Housing Research Center, and he is a member of the Fairbanks natural gas project steering committee.

Having lived in Alaska for more than 26 years, John is an avid fisherman and hunter, and enjoys spending time with his wife and children.