About AEC

Ryan A. Holmes, Exchange Officer

Ryan A. Holmes

Vice President, Exchange Officer

Ryan A. Holmes joined AEC in 2005. As Vice President Ryan oversees the day to day operations for Alaska Exchange Corporation. As an experienced Exchange Officer he coordinates Real and Personal Property Exchange transactions from start to finish, providing our clients with expert knowledge and customer service throughout the exchange process. He is also certified course instructor for the accredited class on 1031 Exchanges arranged through the Alaska Real Estate Commission.

Ryan’s prior experience includes work and education in the accounting, legal, and construction industries, owning and operating a construction business in Alaska since 1995.


Sharon K. Elliott, President

Sharon K. Elliott

Sharon K. Elliott is a trained specialist in facilitating 1031 tax deferred property exchanges.  Her diverse financial background in Alaska and Washington State includes 18 years of real estate, loan origination, and escrow closing background. With over 24 years of experience with 1031 exchanges Sharon is known as an authoritative voice on this expanding tax shelter.

Sharon is a certified course instructor for accountants as well as the Alaska Real Estate Commission in providing Continuing Education Classes on 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges.

Exchange Officer

Julie K. Keller joined AEC in 2013 and is a trained exchange consultant. Julie coordinates exchange transactions from start to finish and has been involved in hundreds of exchanges.

Exchange Assistant

Laura joined AEC in 2014. Laura obtains and prepares exchange documentation while interacting with our clients, real estate agents, and escrow and title professionals. Laura provides basic 1031 information to our clients as well as gathering information during the initial intake process.

Vice President

Lisa D. Moberg, Vice President

Lisa D. Elliott

Lisa D. Elliott has 15 years of detailed and complex exchange experience with AEC. Her knowledge and expertise combine to provide AEC with excellent financial and operational management on a daily basis. Her background includes 20 years of experience in Administrative Management specializing in operations, sales, and marketing.

Prior to joining AEC Lisa served as Chief Operations Officer and Vice President of Operations for a multimillion dollar business in the travel industry.