Gerad is a lifelong Alaskan who has worked in various, dominant, Alaska business sectors, including the oil industry, commercial fisheries, and ANCSA Corporation business ventures. He has served as a senior gubernatorial cabinet member as the Senior Advisor on Rural Business and Intergovernmental Affairs to Governor Walker, where he focused on economic development opportunities in rural Alaska and building positive relationships between rural City, Tribal, and State governments.
Additionally, Gerad has served on the boards of the Native American Contractors Association, RuralCAP, Alaska State Chamber of Commerce, Alaska Board of Fisheries, Alaska Workforce Development, FirstNet’s Tribal Working Group, and numerous other boards and commissions. He has also worked as a business consultant in cryptocurrency, genealogy, broadband, and rural economic development.
Most recently, he served four years as President of an Alaska Native Corporation subsidiary, focused on contract procurement and business development, in addition to co-founding Connecting Alaska Consortium, a non-profit that works to bring affordable, reliable, high-speed broadband to rural Alaskan communities.
Gerad holds a Bachelor of Science, Juris Doctor of Law, and an Alaska Native Executive Leadership Certificate.
Chairman of the Board, Member
Gerold Gugel Owner/Manager
Gerold's strong visionary skill and aptitude for innovation, demonstrated in the Alaskan commercial fishing industry, is a perfect fit for his responsibilities with MIVS’ innovative technology.
He serves as a company Director and has been invested with Mobile I.V. Systems, LLC since October 2008. He has been consistently engaged in promoting our innovative, life-saving technology to potential users, as well as being actively involved in product development, company function, and welfare.
Additionally, Gugel owns two highly-regarded and profitable Alaskan fishing companies and has introduced innovations to the fishing industry in both equipment and technique. His unique boat designs and power applications have had a significant impact on the industry.
Gerold holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pacific Lutheran University.
Chief Administrative Officer
Kristine Gugel Executive Secretary
Kristine has been invested, with her husband Gerold, in Mobile I.V. Systems, LLC since October 2008, and has been consistently engaged, along with her husband, in promoting its innovative life-saving technology to potential users as well as actively involved in company records and history keeping. As company Secretary and bookkeeper since November 2015 she is currently responsible for maintaining the company’s financial integrity, records, government and product registrations, licenses, and readiness for government contracting.
Kristine’s strong integrity, attention to detail, organizational bent, and her tireless work ethic suit her well for the current needs of MIVS. She has managed the office and finances for her husband’s fishing corporations for many years and brought those skills to MIVS.
Her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree earned from Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington and many years of fascination with health issues and out-of-the-box approaches to health care have excited her about the disruptive technology of the Mobile IV System for improving emergency care, both civilian and military.