KALLANDER & ASSOCIATES
MANAGING DIRECTOR of
THE ARCTIC ENCOUNTER SYMPOSIUM
A life-long Alaskan, Cale was raised in Anchorage. Cale is currently a graduate student studying International Economics and Finance and currently lives in Washington, DC.
Cale has worked previously for U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski in various capacities, most recently serving as the Policy Director for the Senator's successful 2016 reelection campaign. In 2010, he served as an intern on the Senator's historic write-in campaign and as a college intern in Congress. Cale has also served as an intern on the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and for two summers in the Senator's Anchorage district office. Additionally, in the spring of 2015, Cale worked side by side with Senator Murkowski and her staff to facilitate and support the creation of the U.S. Senate Arctic Caucus, which remains active and in effect on Capitol Hill today.
Cale graduated from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service in 2016, earning a Bachelors of Science in International Economics. He currently is pursuing a Masters degree in International Economics and Finance at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). During his time at Georgetown, Cale focused his studies and research on development economics, energy economics and the intersection of these two policy areas. He has refocused his work in graduate school on Macroeconomics and its relationship with global energy markets.
Cale has always been fascinated by the beauty and opportunity of the Arctic. He has been fortunate to travel throughout the Arctic region. Cale previously served as the Outreach Director for the 2015 Arctic Encounter Paris and the 2016 Arctic Encounter Seattle. Cale served as the Managing Director of the 2017 Arctic Encounter Symposium. In addition to his current role as Managing Director of the Arctic Encounter, Cale serves as a Partner with Kallander & Associates LLC.