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Jason Martin

Leadership

General Manager & Vice President

Jason is proudly following in his father’s footsteps as Alaska Business‘ General Manager. Having been with ABM for thirteen years prior, Jason is familiar with the business and is continuously impressed with the talented staff. One of the youngest managers in Walmart history, he supervised more than forty employees before being recruited by the Odom Corporation. While there he created statewide marketing material, covered sales routes, and helped set pricing for the state. Jason originally joined the fantastic team at Alaska Business in 1997 as a graphic designer. He is a third generation Alaskan and one of the founders of Alaska’s longest running comedy improv troupe, Scared Scriptless. He enjoys spending time with his amazing wife and delightful son and is passionate about kayaking, sailing, biking, camping, mountaineering, theater, and improv.

Alaska Business Magazine September 2019

In This Issue

Out of the Mine and into the Smelter

September 2019

Mining has long been a key fixture of Alaska’s economy. On a small scale, people flock to the 49th state to tour different operations. Kennecott Mine was once a booming copper mining site and is now a National Historic Landmark, attracting tourists eager to visit the ghost town and get a feel of the Gold Rush era it once dominated.