Why Copper River Shared Services?
Copper River Shared Services provides infrastructure support to our Operating Companies in the areas of Human Resources Management, Information Systems, Accounting, and Finance, Legal and Contract Management, Marketing and Partner Management, Bids and Proposal support, and Governance and Data Management. Shared Services provides the back-office functions critical to efficient business operations as a central hub for the Operating Companies.
Kevin McLaughlin, CEO
As CEO of Copper River Shared Services, Mr. McLaughlin is responsible for leading multiple facets of the organization. He directs the oversight of 10+ subsidiary companies with government contract portfolios of over $150MM and a workforce of over 400 employees across the U.S. and overseas. He is responsible for strategic long-term planning and leads multiple teams and business units within Shared Services to provide oversight and customer-focused support services to the Copper River Family of companies.
With over 18 years of industry experience, Mr. McLaughlin has had a significant impact on the Copper River Family. Immediately after joining Copper River, he quickly utilized prior skills helping Alaska Native-owned companies and his affinity for Alaska Native set aside laws and SBA 8 (a) regulations to set up Copper River Shared Services to provide back-office support and oversight for future growth. Mr. McLaughlin continues to be instrumental in the company’s expansion, playing a key role in six strategic acquisitions during his tenure. He also played a major role in the startup of seven additional subsidiary companies for the Copper River Family.
Mr. McLaughlin is a former Army Officer (Captain) and Judge Advocate Attorney. He is a graduate of multiple Officer Leadership Schools and a graduate of the prestigious U.S Army Judge Advocate Generals School in Charlottesville Virginia.
He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama and attained his law degree from Samford University School of Law.
Brian Anthony, COO
As Chief Operating Officer for Copper River Shared Services, Mr. Brian Anthony is responsible for the operational strategy for the Copper River Family of Companies. Dedicated to innovation, Mr. Anthony leverages his 28 years of business technology experience to guide implementation of advanced tools, processes, and procedures that have led to enhanced communication and collaboration efficiencies across multiple business units and departmental functions. With over 16 years of experience in various leadership roles, Mr. Anthony takes pride in mentoring multiple teams and individuals to help guide in the development of collective solutions that solve complex, multi-functional challenges.
Ed Mangini, CFO
As the Chief Financial Officer of Copper River Shared Services, Mr. Ed Mangini is responsible for the financial strategy of the Copper River Family of Companies. Mr. Mangini has devoted the past 35 years of his career to ensuring the successful corporate financial performance of private sector organizations in both the manufacturing and professional service markets. A seasoned leader, Mr. Mangini leverages his 25 years of senior-level management experience to guide large finance teams to operational excellence, improving efficiencies for both internal and external customers.
Mr. Mangini graduated from New Hampshire College where he earned his MBA with an Advanced Certificate in Finance. He also holds a current CPA License.