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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.

In This Issue

How to Fix an Earthquake in Four Days

March 2019

At 8:30 a.m. on November 30, Alaskans were shaken by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit about eight miles north of Anchorage. Just minutes after the earth stopped rumbling, photos and videos started circulating on social media depicting the damage in and around the area. Days after the earthquake, more photos started making the rounds, now showing side-by-side comparisons between impacted infrastructure and roads and repairs already made. How did things improve so quickly?