Meeting 21st Century Maritime Challenges in the U.S. Arctic
Gail R Schubert
Gail R Schubert
President & CEO, Bering Straits Native Corporation
Gail R. Schubert is the President & CEO of Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC), an Alaska Native regional corporation serving seventeen villages in the Bering Strait region. She is Inupiaq and was born and raised in Unalakleet, Alaska. In addition to serving as President & CEO of BSNC, she serves on the boards of the Alaska Federation of Natives, Alaska Native Justice Center, ANCSA Regional Association, Commonwealth North, the Iditarod Trail Committee, State of Alaska Renewable Energy Fund Advisory Committee and the Native American Contractors Association. She has served on the BSNC Board of Directors since 1992. Schubert joined BSNC in 2003.
Schubert is an ATHENA Society awardee, recipient of the Northwest Indian Bar Association’s Unsung Hero Award, and YWCA Alaska/BP Woman of Achievement Awardee for her leadership and excellence in her professional and personal endeavors, as well as her contributions to the larger community.
Prior to joining BSNC, Schubert practiced law in Anchorage after a successful career on Wall Street, where she worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and two Wall Street law firms. She earned an undergraduate degree from Stanford University, a Master of Business Administration from Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management with an emphasis in accounting and finance, and a Juris Doctorate from the Cornell University School of Law.