Meet our Team
Christena has worked at Pike's since almost the beginning and loves assisting guests with special issues. She has also been known to pet sit such pets as parrots, reptiles and loves dogs. Christena is a gourmet cook and enjoys seeking out special ingredients in Alaska stores.
Front Desk Manager
Jena joined Pike's in 2015, leading our Front Desk and Group Reservations. Jena's family is from Tanana and she grew up in Ruby. Jena's leisure time activities include her daughters Sharae and Leann (who love visiting Jena's extended family) and looking at houses.
Catering and Restaurant Manager
Ursula's decorating flair can be seen in the dining room with her unusual and eye catching arrangements. Ursula enjoys using her creativity to assist clients in creating a memorable event. She is well known for her pearl necklace collection.
Michelle joined Pike's in April, 2000 and is the second oldest employee. Michelle's life revolves around her son's activities; she especially enjoys skiing and volunteering at Munroe. You can find Michelle and her husband at fall holiday bazaars selling their Chaga tea; she says that it's the secret to long life and clean rooms at Pike's!
Sunshine energetically leads our accounting team, ensuring that we pay our partners on time, collect from our guests and assists the front desk in the balancing the books while charging the correct amount. When not playing with QuickBooks or her 10 key, she may be seen frequenting Starbucks.
After living and working on the East Coast for several years, Jade is the newest member to join Pike’s family. Her expertise in Business Administration spans several industries and culminated in the achievement of a MBA in Global Management. In her spare time she is completing research on her Doctorate while humorously spending time with her mom, reading and taking extended nature walks.
Owner and second generation Fairbanksian
Jay is an active, hands-on owner and can be seen staining decks, planting flowers and pouring coffee in the morning. He is also our Duckmaster and very energetic.
Director, Marketing and Sales
Deborah was Pike's first employee. When she isn't updating our web site, she enjoys gardening and long distance walking. She just completed walking the 2015 Mayor's Midnight Sun Marathon in 6 hours and 32 minutes.
PIRC Program Pike's Incentive for Repeat Clients (PIRC) - perfect for frequent Fairbanks travelers! Members of PIRC reap immediate rewards while staying at the new Pike's Waterfront Lodge.
Ben from California: "The desk personnel were as friendly and professional as can be, especially with a lobby buzzing with people."