Rider joined ASMI in 2013 to work on the entity’s international program. In November 2018, she was named interim director of the domestic marketing program, which develops Alaska seafood promotions with foodservice and retail partners across the United States. Before that, she worked in the office of former Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell and for a lobbying firm.
Heimbigner began working at ASMI in January 2018 as an international marketing specialist. Beforehand, she worked as the tourism and sales manager at Visit Anchorage and served as communications manager for Alaskan Brewing Co. in Juneau, Alaska. Heimbigner fills the vacancy left by Jeremy Woodrow who became the executive director of ASMI in June.