Every Alaska industry is an important part of the state’s economic fabric. Alaska’s well-known industries like oil and gas, mining, and fishing are inextricably linked with engineering services, financial institutions, healthcare facilities—even nonprofit endeavors. It is our goal to cover businesses in all of Alaska economic and geographic sectors, from family-operated farms in the Mat-Su and manufacturers in Fairbanks to budding cannabis dispensaries, tourism-based entities in Southeast, or Southcentral’s large retailers.
Latest Industry News
Visit Healthcare has administered weekly tests at all five of RurAL CAP’s Supportive Housing facilities and has coordinated with RurAL CAP’s Outreach Specialists to test unsheltered individuals in Anchorage.
EO-20 protects core public health measures, while loosening restrictions where it is safest to do so, especially in outdoor settings.
“We have had no disruptions or slowdowns during the COVID pandemic—and that is a testament to our employees who understand this responsibility, who care about what they do every day,” says Span Alaska then-President Tom Souply.
Brody Pierson and Gayle Janzow have joined the Peter Pan Seafood Company team. Pierson is leading domestic and international sales for shelf-stable products. Janzow is the plant manager for the Valdez plant.
Museums Alaska has hired Dixie Clough as its Director. Clough now serves as the lead administrator for the statewide organization that works to strengthen museums and cultural centers throughout Alaska.
Drey Antonio recently joined R&M Consultants as a Staff Engineer in the firm’s Airport Engineering Group.
Governor Dunleavy announced his appointment of James Cockrell as Commissioner for the Department of Public Safety.
Mindy O’Neall has been named Executive Director of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center to lead the Alaska nonprofit in promoting and advancing the development of healthy, durable, and sustainable shelter for Alaskans and circumpolar people.
In This Issue
The Corporate 100
Alaska Business has been celebrating the corporations that have a significant impact on Alaska’s economy since 1993. At the time, the corporations weren’t ranked as the list didn’t have specific ranking criteria. Instead, the Alaska Business editorial team held long, detailed, and occasionally passionate discussions about which organizations around the state were providing jobs, owned or leased property, used local vendors, demonstrated a high level of community engagement, and in general enriched Alaska.