The town of Pelican on the northeast corner of Chichagof Island spans only about a mile and a half end-to-end—mostly along a raised boardwalk that serves as the Main Street of the town. Residents don’t have cars; their preferred method of motor transport is by four-wheeler.
Renee Schofield, the owner of TSS, Inc., will be honored as the SBA Alaska 2015 Small Business Person of the Year on May 7 in Ketchikan and again in Washington, DC this June.
Innovate. Motivate. Celebrate. Those three things are key to making the Alaska Club a success, and it’s a combination that has earned the company respect among those in its field.
True story: A few years ago, two executives were sitting in their Anchorage conference room discussing the future of their engineering business. Hopeful discussion, bright future. Then suddenly, one of the two felt dizzy and lightheaded, saw his hands shaking almost uncontrollably.
The past thirty years witnessed Alaska’s economic growth through climbing and falling oil prices, growing pains of Alaska Native corporation prosperity, and a position in global logistics eyed by not only businesses but also the US military.