2020 top 49ers special section
The 2020 Alaska Business Top 49ers: Alaska’s top locally-owned companies ranked by gross revenue
Number 1
2019
$3,766,757,000
2018
$3,396,783,000
2017
$2,697,862,000
2016
$2,371,164,000
2015
$2,515,377,000
2019 Rank
1
Change in Revenue from 2018
11%
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation
Services:
ASRC has six major business segments: petroleum refining and marketing, energy support services, construction, government services, industrial services, and resource development.
Year Established in Alaska: 1972
Employees: 15,181 Worldwide/3,635 in Alaska
Recent Events:
In May of 2020, teams from ASRC Federal played in integral part in launching NASA’s historic SpaceX Demo-2 mission. This was the first launch of astronauts from an American rocket from American soil since the last space shuttle mission in 2011.
Rex Allen Rock Sr., Pres./CEO
PO Box 129
Barrow, AK 99723
asrc.com
[email protected]
907-852-8633
Rex Allen Rock Sr. headshot
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation logo
Number 2
2019
$1,766,967,000
2018
$1,689,014,000
2017
$1,659,345,000
2016
$1,525,181,000
2015
$1,512,022,000
2019 Rank
2
Change in Revenue from 2018
5%
Bristol Bay Native Corporation
Services:
Industrial services, government services, construction, seafood, tourism, and natural resources.
Year Established in Alaska: 1972
Employees: 4,343 Worldwide/1,903 in Alaska
Recent Events:
In January, BBNC partnered with the DMV to create Alaska’s first ever mobile DMV in New Stuyahok. Twenty-two residents received their driver’s license (a common requirement for employment and training opportunities) and dozens received their REAL ID.
Jason Metrokin, Pres./CEO
111 W. 16th Ave., Ste. 400
Anchorage, AK 99501
bbnc.net
[email protected]
907-278-3602
Jason Metrokin headshot
Bristol Bay logo
Number 3
2019
$1,655,322,000
2018
$1,501,302,000
2017
$1,354,000,000
2016
$1,300,000,000
2015
$1,600,000,000
2019 Rank
3
Change in Revenue from 2018
10%
NANA
Services:
Resource development; land management; federal contracting; engineering and design; surveying and mapping; food and facilities management; camp services; security; industrial and commercial fabrication and installation; drilling services.
Year Established in Alaska: 1972
Employees: 14,072 Worldwide/4,495 in Alaska
Recent Events:
In 2019, Red Dog Mine marked thirty years of production, during which the mine has continuously produced zinc, lead, and other elements for global markets and employed more than 3,000 NANA shareholders.
Wayne Westlake, Pres./CEO
PO Box 49
Kotzebue, AK 99752
nana.com
[email protected]
907-442-3301
Wayne Westlake headshot
NANA logo
Number 4
2019
$1,075,000,000
2018
$1,050,000,000
2017
$950,000,000
2016
$925,000,000
2015
$975,000,000
2019 Rank
4
Change in Revenue from 2018
2%
Lynden
Services:
Lynden is a family of transportation companies with capabilities including truckload and less-than-truckload services, scheduled and charter barges, scheduled and charter cargo aircraft, worldwide freight forwarding, heavy haul and oversize services, intermodal bulk chemical hauls, and multi-modal logistics.
Year Established in Alaska: 1954
Employees: 3,039 Worldwide/1,003 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Alaska Marine Lines celebrated forty years of providing barge service to Alaska. Lynden’s mobile app enables customers to track and view shipment information from anywhere, at any time. The Lynden companies are repeat winners of Logistics Management’s Quest for Quality Award.
Jim Jansen, Chairman
6520 Kulis Dr.
Anchorage, AK 99502
lynden.com
[email protected]
907-245-1544
Jim Jansen headshot
Lynden logo
Number 5
2019
$977,000,000
2018
$949,000,000
2017
$920,000,000
2016
$842,000,000
2015
$758,000,000
2019 Rank
5
Change in Revenue from 2018
3%
Chugach Alaska Corporation
Services:
Wide-ranging services for federal and commercial clients including facilities management and maintenance, construction, technical and IT, oil and gas, and education services.
Year Established in Alaska: 1972
Employees: 5,700 Worldwide/1,000 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Focused on ANCSA land initiatives that create shareholder value: Coal sale that retired development rights and generated financial return via dividends and a $30 million educational/cultural endowment; bringing CARB carbon market to Alaska and making carbon sales; granite quarry development; and land exchange.
Sheri Buretta, Interim Pres./CEO/Chairman of the Board
3800 Centerpoint Dr., Ste. 1200
Anchorage, AK 99503-4396
chugach.com
[email protected]
907-563-8866
Sheri Buretta headshot
Chugach Alaska Corporation logo
Number 6
2019
$871,000,000
2018
$830,000,000
2017
$876,000,000
2016
$927,000,000
2015
$882,000,000
2019 Rank
6
Change in Revenue from 2018
5%
Chenega Corporation
Services:
Chenega figures prominently in the diverse government services contracting marketplace supporting defense, intelligence, and federal civilian customers.
Year Established in Alaska: 1974
Employees: 6,395 Worldwide/188 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Chenega was recognized with several awards that demonstrate our ongoing commitment to excellence for our employees and customers: we were named one of the best places to work in the DC area by The Washington Post and selected as the Kennedy Space Center Small Business Prime Contractor for 2019.
Charles W. Totemoff, Pres./CEO
3000 C St., Ste. 301
Anchorage, AK 99503-3975
chenega.com
[email protected]
907-277-5706
Charles W. Totemoff headshot
Chenega Corporation logo
Number 7
2019
$699,627,363
2018
$429,333,000
2017
$293,400,000
2016
$145,500,000
2015
$109,440,000
2019 Rank
11
Change in Revenue from 2018
63%
Sealaska
Services:
Sealaska’s businesses are divided into three tiers: natural resources and land management, environmental services, and sustainable foods.
Year Established in Alaska: 1972
Employees: 850 Worldwide/70 in Alaska
Recent Events:
In 2020, Sealaska added Barnacle Foods and CS Marine to its family of subsidiary companies. This past year, the company also invested $1 million towards a COVID-19 relief and recovery package to help its shareholders and Alaska communities respond to the pandemic.
Anthony Mallott, Pres./CEO
One Sealaska Plaza, Ste. 400
Juneau, AK 99801-1276
sealaska.com
[email protected]
907-586-1512
Anthony Mallott headshot
Sealaska logo
Number 8
2019
$618,395,000
2018
$643,686,000
2017
$608,104,000
2016
$474,271,000
2015
$457,569,000
2019 Rank
7
Change in Revenue from 2018
4%
Afognak Native Corporation
Services:
Afognak’s subsidiaries provide an exceptional track record of government and commercial services worldwide, including leasing; facility services; timber; retail; engineering; IT; security; logistics; operations and maintenance; and youth services.
Year Established in Alaska: 1977
Employees: 4,409 Worldwide/163 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Afognak acquired Brown Jug, a retail business with an eighty-three-year history, operating twenty-one stores across Alaska. The heritage brand is Alaska’s first and largest retailer of spirits. The acquisition will diversify Afognak’s subsidiary portfolio for enhanced profitability and shareholder job opportunities.
Greg Hambright, Pres./CEO
300 Alimaq Dr.
Kodiak, AK 99615
afognak.com
[email protected]
907-486-6014
Greg Hambright headshot
Afognak Native Corporation logo
Number 9
2019
$573,299,000
2018
$574,354,000
2017
$480,200,000
2016
$492,200,000
2015
$460,100,000
2019 Rank
8
Change in Revenue from 2018
less than 1%
Calista Corporation
Services:
Military defense contracting, construction, real estate, environmental and natural resource development, marine transportation, oil field services, and heavy equipment sales, service, and rentals.
Year Established in Alaska: 1972
Employees: 2,600 Worldwide/600 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Calista fully acquired its newest subsidiary, Nordic-Calista Services, on January 1. Nordic-Calista is a drilling and workover company with four rigs and five camps for projects on Alaska’s North Slope. Significant oil discoveries have attracted new investors to the North Slope.
Andrew Guy, Pres./CEO
5015 Business Park Blvd., Ste. 3000
Anchorage, AK 99503
calistacorp.com
[email protected]
907-275-2800
Andrew Guy headshot
Calista Corporation logo
Number 10
2019
$493,023,000
2018
$513,881,000
2017
$439,349,000
2016
$289,048,000
2015
$222,810,000
2019 Rank
9
Change in Revenue from 2018
4%
Cook Inlet Region, Inc
Services:
CIRI’s financial strength lies in its diverse investment and business portfolio, including real estate, oilfield and construction services, energy and infrastructure, government services, technology services, and private equity and venture capital investments.
Year Established in Alaska: 1972
Employees: 80 Worldwide/80 in Alaska
Recent Events:
CIRI continues to manage a diverse portfolio of investments aimed to protect and grow the company’s assets on behalf of its more than 9,000 shareholders. The company seeks steady and diverse growth through diverse investments in Alaska, throughout the US, and around the world.
Sophie Minich, Pres./CEO
PO Box 93330
Anchorage, AK 99509-3330
CIRI.com
[email protected]
907-274-8638
Sophie Minich headshot
Cook Inlet Region, Inc logo
Number 11
2019
$480,055,281
2018
$461,190,653
2017
$470,425,629
2016
$424,300,000
2015
$424,426,000
2019 Rank
10
Change in Revenue from 2018
4%
UkpeaĠvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC)
Services:
Commercial civil and industrial construction, architecture, engineering, surveying, environmental, marine logistics, real estate, land, natural resources, IT, maintenance and manufacturing, tundra transportation, and Arctic science support.
Year Established in Alaska: 1973
Employees: 3,397 Worldwide/320 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Acquired majority interest in Seattle-based Johansen Construction. Established other additional business lines. 2019 income from operations increased 272 percent from 2018.
Delbert J. Rexford, Pres./CEO
PO Box 890
Utqiaġvik, AK 99723
uicalaska.com
[email protected]
907-852-4460
Delbert J. Rexford headshot
UkpeaĠvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) logo
Number 12
2019
$378,843,000
2018
$415,000,000
2017
$357,900,000
2016
$326,000,000
2015
$304,404,000
2019 Rank
12
Change in Revenue from 2018
9%
Bering Straits Native Corporation
Services:
Government contracting, logistics, base operations support services, aircraft and airfield services, special training and security, management and consulting services, IT services, construction and renovation, communications.
Year Established in Alaska: 1972
Employees: 1,845 Worldwide/490 in Alaska
Recent Events:
BSNC has acquired Northwest Contracting, an Alaska-based industry leader in pavement marking and grooving. Northwest Contracting offers BSNC an opportunity to expand into a new market, grow the company through SBA certification, and extend geographical reach.
Gail R. Schubert, Pres./CEO
3301 C St., Ste. 100
Anchorage, AK 99503
beringstraits.com
[email protected]
907-563-3788
Gail R. Schubert headshot
Bering Straits Native Corporation logo
Number 13
2019
$323,878,000
2018
$267,415,000
2017
$270,769,000
2016
$251,588,000
2015
$267,460,000
2019 Rank
15
Change in Revenue from 2018
21%
Koniag
Services:
Koniag’s principal lines of business include commercial real estate investments; ANCSA natural resource management; and investments in various operating companies.
Year Established in Alaska: 1972
Employees: 1,046 Worldwide/98 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Koniag made its initial contribution to the Settlement Trust that was established in 2018 by an affirmative vote of Koniag shareholders. Koniag’s intent is to grow its Settlement Trust and utilize it to fund shareholder benefits.
Ron Unger, Chairman/CEO
194 Alimaq Dr.
Kodiak, AK 99615
koniag.com
907-486-2530
Ron Unger headshot
Koniag logo
Number 14
2019
$322,195,000
2018
$310,643,000
2017
$290,548,000
2016
$305,412,000
2015
$378,288,768
2019 Rank
13
Change in Revenue from 2018
4%
Doyon, Limited
Services:
Oilfield services; drilling and pipeline infrastructure construction; government services; security; utility management; natural resource development; facility and food services; remote site support; engineering; construction.
Year Established in Alaska: 1972
Employees: 1,046 Worldwide/708 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Doyon recently partnered with Eighth Generation to have two custom wool blankets created using inspiration from Alaska Natives artists.
Aaron Schutt, Pres./CEO
1 Doyon Pl., Ste. 300
Fairbanks, AK 99701-2941
doyon.com
communicat[email protected]
888-478-4755
Aaron Schutt headshot
Doyon, Limited logo
Number 15
2019
$261,104,398
2018
$284,400,000
2017
$238,000,000
2016
$217,700,000
2015
$188,400,000
2019 Rank
14
Change in Revenue from 2018
8%
Ahtna, Inc.
Services:
Construction, engineering, environmental, facilities management, surveying, security, military training, janitorial, healthcare and medical records management, government contracting, land management, resource development, and oil and gas pipeline services.
Year Established in Alaska: 1972
Employees: 1,320 Worldwide/381 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Our employee performance enabled the company to issue two special dividend distributions to our shareholders during 2020 to assist them during this time of economic hardship.
Michelle Anderson, Pres.
PO Box 649
Glennallen, AK 99588
ahtna.com
[email protected]
907-822-3476
Michelle Anderson headshot
Ahtna, Inc. logo
Number 16
2019
$258,131,652
2018
$252,293,053
2017
$211,837,206
2016
$171,655,823
2015
$137,942,098
2019 Rank
16
Change in Revenue from 2018
2%
Aleut Corporation
Services:
Government contracting; O&M; training and education; logistics; construction; IT/telecom; environmental; remediation; engineering, prototype and manufacturing; real estate; fuel and port services; oil field testing; instrumentation.
Year Established in Alaska: 1972
Employees: 933 Worldwide/101 in Alaska
Recent Events:
The Aleut Corporation acquired Strata-G Solutions based in Huntsville, Alabama. This was a strategic acquisition that demonstrates our commitment to diversify and grow our federal contracting portfolio in line with our primary mission to maximize dividends/opportunities for our shareholders/descendants.
Thomas Mack, Pres./CEO
4000 Old Seward Hwy., Ste. 300
Anchorage, AK 99503
aleutcorp.com
[email protected]
907-561-4300
Thomas Mack headshot
Aleut Corporation logo
Number 17
2019
$241,700,000
2018
$228,500,000
2017
$260,200,000
2016
$241,800,000
2015
$260,600,000
2019 Rank
18
Change in Revenue from 2018
6%
OlgOonik Corporation
Services:
Specializing in construction, logistics and operations, security, environmental, and oilfield support services.
Year Established in Alaska: 1973
Employees: 922 Worldwide/133 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Expansion of our Alaska-based operations to increase capacity for overland transport and reinforce our abilities to complete legacy well plugging and abandonment. Worldwide, Olgoonik has increased capacity to perform engineering and remediation contracts.
Hugh Patkotak Sr., Pres./CEO
3201 C St., Ste. 700
Anchorage, AK 99503
olgoonik.com
907-562-8728
Hugh Patkotak Sr. headshot
OlgOonik Corporation logo
Number 18
2019
$240,646,300
2018
$228,728,336
2017
$229,389,285
2016
$236,747,520
2015
$220,276,480
2019 Rank
17
Change in Revenue from 2018
5%
Goldbelt Incorporated
Services:
Tourism, government contracting, facility management, IT consulting, transportation, security services, and construction.
Year Established in Alaska: 1974
Employees: 1,900 Worldwide/270 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Goldbelt, Incorporated continues to accomplish record-breaking profitability through our pursuit of creative business solutions. We are committed to excellence in serving both our shareholders and customers. We value investing in Alaska through partnerships with other Alaska-based organizations.
McHugh Pierre, Pres./CEO
3025 Clinton Dr.
Juneau, AK 99801
Goldbelt.com
[email protected]
907-790-4990
McHugh Pierre headshot
Goldbelt Incorporated logo
Number 19
2019
$237,342,665
2018
$212,185,435
2017
$187,029,540
2016
$173,169,699
2015
$175,279,992
2019 Rank
19
Change in Revenue from 2018
12%
Three Bears Alaska
Services:
Retail grocery; beer, wine, and spirits; general merchandise; sporting goods; pharmacy; Ace hardware; and fuel.
Year Established in Alaska: 1980
Employees: 722 Worldwide/665 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Now operating fourteen stores in Alaska featuring groceries; beer, wine, and spirits; general merchandise; sporting goods; pharmacy items; Ace hardware; and fuel.
David A. Weisz, Pres./CEO
445 N. Pittman Rd., Ste. B
Wasilla, AK 99623
threebearsalaska.com
907-357-4311
David A. Weisz headshot
Three Bears Alaska logo
Number 20
2019
$218,200,000
2018
$144,600,000
2017
$78,000,000
2016
$89,000,000
2015
$101,000,000
2019 Rank
25
Change in Revenue from 2018
51%
Tyonek Native Corporation
Services:
Defense equipment manufacturing; 8(a) government service contractor; aviation maintenance; construction; private land and resource development; hospitality services; barge landing and port service.
Year Established in Alaska: 1973
Employees: 1,371 Worldwide/24 in Alaska
Recent Events:
TFab Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Tyonek Manufacturing Group and Tyonek Native Corporation, received a BAE Systems Supplier of the Year Award for Small Business based on exceptional performance and contributions to supply chain success for BAE Systems’ Combat Vehicles business unit.
Leo Barlow, CEO
1689 C St., Ste. 219
Anchorage, AK 99501
tyonek.com
[email protected]
907-272-0707
Leo Barlow headshot
Tyonek Native Corporation lgoo
Number 21
2019
$214,838,000
2018
$175,772,000
2017
$81,550,000
2016
$121,228,363
2015
$179,492,000
2019 Rank
21
Change in Revenue from 2018
22%
Delta Constructors
Services:
Delta Constructors specializes in construction management (estimating, planning, scheduling, and project execution), procurement, fabrication, self-perform construction, and commissioning services in support of the oil and gas and mining industries. Committed to safety, quality, and reliability.
Year Established in Alaska: 2007
Employees: 705 Worldwide/210 in Alaska
Recent Events:
This has been a challenging year, but through hard work and sacrifices, Delta Constructors has been able to hold strong. We are continuing to deliver high quality results to our clients, and Delta’s employee number and company growth is once again on the rise. We are looking to a promising future.
Ed Gohr, CEO
351 E. 104th Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99515
deltaconstructors.net
907-771-5800
Ed Gohr headshot
Delta logo
Number 22
2019
$212,517,000
2018
$202,253,000
2017
$224,689,000
2016
$197,747,579
2015
$216,421,152
2019 Rank
20
Change in Revenue from 2018
5%
Chugach Electric ASSociation
Services:
Through superior service, safely provides reliable and competitively priced energy.
Year Established in Alaska: 1948
Employees: 300 Worldwide/300 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Annual membership meeting and election. Pending acquisition of ML&P.
Lee Thibert, CEO
5601 Electron Dr.
Anchorage, AK 99518
chugachelectric.com
[email protected]
907-563-7494
Lee Thibert headshot
Chugach Electric Association logo
Number 23
2019
$195,000,000
2018
$138,000,000
2017
$111,700,000
2016
$122,200,000
2015
$139,500,000
2019 Rank
26
Change in Revenue from 2018
40%
TDX (Tanadgusix) Corporation
Services:
TDX Corporation is owned by and represents the business interests of more than 600 Aleut shareholders of St. Paul Island. Its business is diversified among four service groups serving technology, government services, hospitality, and Bering Sea fisheries.
Year Established in Alaska: 1973
Employees: 440 Worldwide/215 in Alaska
Recent Events:
TDX Corporation was incorporated with the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1971, as the Alaska Native Corporation for the Community of St Paul.
Chris Mandregan Jr., Chairman/Chief Exec.
3601 C St., Ste. 1000
Anchorage, AK 99503
tdxcorp.com
[email protected]
907-278-2312
TDX (Tanadgusix) Corporation logo
Number 24
2019
$175,467,000
2018
$164,818,000
2017
$152,325,000
2016
$150,499,000
2015
$142,215,000
2019 Rank
22
Change in Revenue from 2018
6%
First National Bank Alaska
Services:
Friendly, knowledgeable Alaskans offering the convenience, service, and value of a full range of deposit, lending, wealth management services, and online and mobile banking. With twenty-seven branches in eighteen communities and assets of more than $4.5 billion, we believe in Alaska and have since 1922.
Year Established in Alaska: 1922
Employees: 640 Worldwide/640 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Alaska Business readers voted First National “Best of Alaska Business” in the Best Place to Work category for the fifth year running and American Banker named the bank a “Best Bank to Work For” in the US for the second year in a row. Chair/CEO Betsy Lawer was named Alaska Chamber Outstanding Alaskan.
Betsy Lawer, Board Chair/CEO
PO Box 100720
Anchorage, AK 99510-0720
FNBAlaska.com
[email protected]
907-777-4362
Betsy Lawer headshot
First National Bank Alaska logo
Number 25
2019
$172,944,639
2018
$133,494,517
2017
$134,138,330
2016
$130,210,466
2015
$116,912,297
2019 Rank
28
Change in Revenue from 2018
30%
Sitnasuak Native Corporation
Services:
Sitnasuak has subsidiaries in diverse business activities including tactical apparel for military and public safety service men and women, fuel distribution, retail store sales, title and escrow services, and property rentals and development.
Year Established in Alaska: 1973
Employees: 1,449 Worldwide/96 in Alaska
Recent Events:
A proud subsidiary of Sitnasuak Native Corporation, Bonanza Fuel has acquired a subsidiary of their own, Nome Outfitters, expanding our operations by helping the community with accessible products for subsistence, outdoor, and recreation activities in Nome.
Charles Fagerstrom, CEO
PO Box 905
Nome, AK 99762
snc.org
[email protected]
907-387-1200
Charles Fagerstrom headshot
Sitnasuak Native Corporation logo
Number 26
2019
$150,189,000
2018
$95,700,000
2017
$8,400,000
2016
$6,482,994
2015
$7,404,422
2019 Rank
33
Change in Revenue from 2018
57%
Choggiung Ltd.
Services:
Construction, federal contracting services, hotel and diner, apartments, commercial real estate.
Year Established in Alaska: 1972
Employees: 326 Worldwide/97 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Over the past fiscal year, Choggiung and subsidiaries have experienced significant business growth which has better positioned the Corporation to carry out its vision, mission, and values for the long term.
Cameron Poindexter, Pres./CEO
PO Box 330
Dillingham, AK 99576
choggiung.com
[email protected]
907-842-5218
Cameron Poindexter headshot
Choggiung Ltd. logo
Number 27
2019
$148,343,834
2018
$148,639,243
2017
$148,701,932
2016
$137,279,126
2015
$142,549,343
2019 Rank
24
Change in Revenue from 2018
LESS THAN 1%
Matanuska Electric ASSociation
Services:
Covering more than 4,000 miles of power lines, MEA’s service area extends north past the Chulitna River, over to the mighty Matanuska Glacier, and south to Eagle River. MEA was founded in 1941 by 201 colonist families, and has 59,000 points of service.
Year Established in Alaska: 1941
Employees: 206 Worldwide/206 in Alaska
Recent Events:
MEA has continued to work with other Railbelt utilities to provide the most economic power to members, with its own power plant, EGS, providing the most reliable power in the Railbelt. Operation RoundUp, a program assisting those in need in our communities, has given more than $1.2 million back to nonprofits.
Tony Izzo, CEO
PO Box 2929
Palmer, AK 99645
mea.coop
[email protected]
907-761-9300
Tony Izzo headshot
Matanuska Electric Association logo
Number 28
2019
$117,558,062
2018
$88,647,382
2017
$87,479,056
2016
$96,299,358
2015
$132,986,277
2019 Rank
34
Change in Revenue from 2018
33%
Colville
Services:
Oil and gas industry and aviation support services, fuel industry supply and solid waste utility, and logistics operating camp.
Year Established in Alaska: 1981
Employees: 204 Worldwide/204 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Development of an Aviation Fuel Distribution Center on the North Slope; retaining and renewing current market share; successfully made clients competitive in a changing marketplace.
Dave Pfeifer, Pres./CEO
Pouch 340012
Prudhoe Bay, AK 99734
colvilleinc.com
[email protected]
907-659-3198
Dave Pfeifer headshot
Colville logo
Number 29
2019
$115,300,000
2018
$85,500,000
2017
$41,000,000
2016
$52,000,000
2015
$104,000,000
2019 Rank
35
Change in Revenue from 2018
35%
Watterson Construction Co.
Services:
Watterson Construction Co. is a general contractor specializing in alternate delivery of commercial, medical, civic, education, warehouse, government, and military sectors. Services include: design/build, CM/GC, [email protected], and design/bid/build.
Year Established in Alaska: 1981
Employees: 110 Worldwide/110 in Alaska
Recent Events:
We are currently in the process of completing six contracts for the F-35 bed down at Eielson AFB.
Jim Watterson, Pres.
6500 Interstate Cir.
Anchorage, AK 99518
wattersonconstruction.com
[email protected]
907-563-7441
Jim Watterson headshot
Watterson Construction Co. logo
Number 30
2019
$110,782,723
2018
$153,715,435
2017
$99,197,518
2016
$71,771,183
2015
$54,275,351
2019 Rank
23
Change in Revenue from 2018
28%
Bethel Native Corporation
Services:
Real estate development, property management, environmental remediation, construction and demolition services, uniform and accessories distribution, management, and warehouse services.
Year Established in Alaska: 1973
Employees: 120 Worldwide/50 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Consistently profitable since 1987. Paid out $5 million in shareholders dividends.
Anastasia Hoffman, Pres./CEO
PO Box 719
Bethel, AK 99559
bethelservices.com
[email protected]
907-543-2124
Anastasia Hoffman headshot
Bethel Native Corporation logo
Number 31
2019
$110,307,317
2018
$108,400,000
2017
$116,648,000
2016
$100,000,000
2015
$99,200,000
2019 Rank
30
Change in Revenue from 2018
2%
MTA
Services:
Alaskan-owned co-op providing residents and businesses with advanced communications products including wireless, high-definition digital television with video-on-demand, high-speed internet, local and long-distance, IT business support, IoT devices, and more.
Year Established in Alaska: 1953
Employees: 406 Worldwide/404 in Alaska
Recent Events:
In 2020, MTA Fiber Holdings, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MTA, officially completed construction and commenced operation of AlCan ONE, the first and only all-terrestrial fiber network connecting Alaska to the contiguous US and beyond.
Michael Burke, CEO
1740 S. Chugach St.
Palmer, AK 99645
mtasolutions.com
907-745-3211
Michael Burke headshot
MTA logo
Number 32
2019
$102,000,000
2018
$105,000,000
2017
$98,500,000
2016
$98,000,000
2015
$105,000,000
2019 Rank
31
Change in Revenue from 2018
3%
Construction Machinery Industrial
Services:
Distributor of construction, mining, and logging equipment in Alaska. Representative for Volvo, Hitachi, Atlas Copco, Doosan, Metso, Link-Belt, and many other manufacturers.
Year Established in Alaska: 1985
Employees: 101 Worldwide/101 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Challenges due to COVID-19 and operating safely while supporting mining, construction, and oil industries in Alaska.
Ken Gerondale, Pres./CEO
5400 Homer Dr.
Anchorage, AK 99518
cmiak.com
907-563-3822
Ken Gerondale headshot
Construction Machinery Industrial logo
Number 33
2019
$101,243,501
2018
$128,512,733
2017
$120,084,328
2016
$65,497,161
2015
$108,023,675
2019 Rank
29
Change in Revenue from 2018
21%
Davis Constructors & Engineers
Services:
Davis Constructors & Engineers offers complete project management services to assist with design and construction of all types of building projects. We have completed more than $2.6 billion in Alaska projects, representing more than 7.6 million square feet of construction.
Year Established in Alaska: 1976
Employees: 90 Worldwide/90 in Alaska
Recent Events:
In 2007 Davis established an endowment, with the Alaska Community Foundation, to support our community. To date, over $400,000 has been donated to Alaska causes through the Davis Constructors & Employees Fund. The Davis committee is comprised of current and past Davis “10 year” employees.
Luke Blomfield, Pres./CEO
6591 A St., Ste. 300
Anchorage, AK 99518
davisconstructors.com
[email protected]
907-562-2336
Luke Blomfield headshot
Davis Constructors & Engineers logo
Number 34
2019
$96,292,724
2018
$97,000,000
2017
$99,000,000
2016
$95,000,000
2015
$97,000,000
2019 Rank
32
Change in Revenue from 2018
LESS THAN 1%
Homer Electric Association
Services:
Homer Electric is the generation, transmission, and distribution electric cooperative for the western Kenai Peninsula. The cooperative has approximately 32,000 meters on its system.
Year Established in Alaska: 1945
Employees: 141 Worldwide/141 in Alaska
Recent Events:
HEA will add a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at its Soldotna Generation Plant to increase grid stability, electric power stability, and system efficiency. The BESS will be capable of storing 93 MWh of power that can be delivered to the grid at a rate of 46.5 MW per hour.
Bradley Janorschke, GM
3977 Lake St.
Homer, AK 99603
homerelectric.com
907-235-8551
Bradley Janorschke headshot
Homer Electric Association logo
Number 35
2019
$89,000,000
2018
$81,000,000
2017
$79,000,000
2016
$80,000,000
2015
$86,000,000
2019 Rank
36
Change in Revenue from 2018
10%
Usibelli Coal Mine
Services:
Currently the only operational coal mine in Alaska, UCM is supported by the most modern mining equipment and state-of-the-art engineering. Today, UCM supplies affordable, reliable, and ultra-low sulfur coal to the five power plants located in Interior Alaska.
Year Established in Alaska: 1943
Employees: 175 Worldwide/140 in Alaska
Recent Events:
In May, UCM received the 2020 Alaska Governor’s Safety Award of Excellence and, in July, the National Mining Association certified UCM as a CORESafety operating mine. The safety program is an industry-wide partnership built on a foundation of leadership, culture, and health and safety systems.
Joseph E. Usibelli Jr., Pres./CEO
100 Cushman St., Ste. 210
Fairbanks, AK 99701
usibelli.com
[email protected]
907-452-2625
Joseph E. Usibelli Jr. headshot
Usibelli Coal Mine logo
Number 36
2019
$82,472,439
2018
$77,738,867
2017
$90,546,881
2016
$79,853,962
2015
$89,313,811
2019 Rank
37
Change in Revenue from 2018
6%
Anchorage Chrysler Dodge Center
Services:
Chrysler, Jeep, and Dodge new and used vehicle sales and service. Your hometown dealer for 47 years.
Year Established in Alaska: 1963
Employees: 100 Worldwide/100 in Alaska
Corey Meyers, Pres.
2601 E. Fifth Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99501
907-276-1331
Corey Meyers headshot
Anchorage Chrysler Dodge Center logo
Number 37
2019
$80,884,836
2018
$137,401,439
2017
$120,000,000
2016
$183,717,140
2015
$213,518,131
2019 Rank
27
Change in Revenue from 2018
41%
Cruz Construction
Services:
Oil and gas operations, ice roads, snow trails, tundra transport, heavy haul, heavy-civil, equipment, marine transportation, camps, logistics, oilfield exploration, engineering, and consulting.
Year Established in Alaska: 1981
Employees: 250 Worldwide/250 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Over the years, Cruz Construction increased its business ventures (AKA Cruz Companies) extending outside Alaska. As the market and economy shifted with the 2016 oil recession, Cruz adjusted operations to target Alaska opportunity. Cruz right sized its core business and stays dedicated to Alaska’s future.
Jeff Miller, Sr. VP Ops
7000 E. Palmer Wasilla Hwy.
Palmer, AK 99645
cruzconstruct.com
907-746-3144
Jeff Miller headshot
Cruz Construction logo
Number 38
2019
$78,672,271
2018
$74,267,227
2017
$104,276,146
2016
$88,719,545
2015
$86,423,567
2019 Rank
38
Change in Revenue from 2018
6%
The Kuskokwim Corporation
Services:
Construction, government services, environmental services, lighting, aerospace, aircraft maintenance and repair, real estate, and rural retail.
Year Established in Alaska: 1977
Employees: 188 Worldwide/25 in Alaska
Recent Events:
The Kuskokwim Corporation (TKC) has been focused on improving the lives of our shareholders beyond just dividends. Profits from subsidiaries in the Lower 48 are being brought home to find energy, cost of living, and housing solutions for rural Alaska and the residents of TKC’s Middle Kuskokwim region.
Andrea Gusty, Pres./CEO
4300 B St., Ste. 405
Anchorage, AK 99503
kuskokwim.com
[email protected]
907-243-2944
Andrea Gusty headshot
The Kuskokwim Corporation logo
Number 39
2019
$77,233,520
2018
$60,694,110
2017
$65,016,912
2016
$97,181,224
2015
$148,746,045
2019 Rank
43
Change in Revenue from 2018
27%
Udelhoven Oilfield System Services
Services:
Mechanical and electrical inspection, functional check-out, quality assurance/quality control, plumbing, welding, modular fabrication, industrial, and commercial construction.
Year Established in Alaska: 1970
Employees: 371 Worldwide/350 in Alaska
Jim Udelhoven, CEO
184 E. 53rd Ave.
Anchorage, AK 99518-1222
udelhoven.com
[email protected]
907-344-1577
Jim Udelhoven headshot
Udelhoven Oilfield System Services logo
Number 40
2019
$76,800,000
2018
$68,500,055
2017
$60,632,693
2016
$63,532,532
2015
$65,471,442
2019 Rank
39
Change in Revenue from 2018
12%
Cape Fox Corporation
Services:
Cape Fox Corporation added two more business acquisitions to their Commercial group; 108 Tap House and Burger Bar providing American cuisine and Bar Harbor Ale House, which boasts a modern menu with a BBQ flair and craft drinks and beers.
Year Established in Alaska: 1973
Employees: 801 Worldwide/253 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Cape Fox Corporation opened two new restaurants, 108 Tap House and Burger Bar and Bar Harbor Ale House. We are excited to bring new kinds of dining experiences to Ketchikan with beautiful décors, excellent food, and service. We offer a true Alaskan dining experience.
Chris Luchtefeld, CEO
PO Box 8558
Ketchikan, AK 99901
capefoxcorp.com
[email protected]
907-225-5163
Chris Luchtefeld headshot
Cape Fox Corporation logo
Number 41
2019
$69,394,584
2018
$66,501,606
2017
$65,811,947
2016
$64,618,093
2015
$60,879,254
2019 Rank
41
Change in Revenue from 2018
4%
Credit Union 1
Services:
Credit Union 1 is a full-service financial institution known for its low-cost loans, unique rewards program, community outreach, and cutting-edge money management tools. We value accessible, “people first” lending as one of our most vital community services.
Year Established in Alaska: 1952
Employees: 359 Worldwide/340 in Alaska
Recent Events:
We’re always looking for better ways to serve our large and diverse state, and in many ways, the pandemic has allowed us to evaluate and innovate faster than ever before. For example, to provide assistance to Alaska businesses in need, we are a program facilitator for the AK CARES Grant Program.
James Wileman, Pres./CEO
1941 Abbott Rd.
Anchorage, AK 99507
cu1.org
[email protected]
907-339-9485
James Wileman headshot
Credit Union 1 logo
Number 42
2019
$61,914,317
2018
$30,669,022
2017
2016
2015
2019 Rank
Change in Revenue from 2018
Gana-A’Yoo, Limited
Services:
Our principal activities include construction, roads and grounds maintenance, camp and food services, and janitorial. We’ve expanded our footprint to include work from Antarctica to Afghanistan.
Year Established in Alaska: 1978
Employees: 250 Worldwide/29 in Alaska
Recent Events:
We experienced record growth in 2019, more than doubling our profitability. Shareholders received the largest dividend to date. The corporation contributed $100,000 to the schools in our communities, supporting the vision of investing in our people and promoting healthy, thriving communities.
Dena Sommer-Pedebone, CEO
1001 E. Benson Blvd., Ste. 201
Anchorage, AK 99508
ganaayoo.com
[email protected]
907-569-9599
Dena Sommer-Pedebone headshot
Gana-A'Yoo, Limited
Number 43
2019
$59,531,000
2018
$55,900,000
2017
$55,100,000
2016
$54,361,000
2015
$75,624,000
2019 Rank
47
Change in Revenue from 2018
7%
Airport Equipment Rentals
Services:
Heavy-equipment rental/sales company providing sales, services, and rentals for the construction, mining, logging, and oil and gas industries. AER also provides a full line of products for the homeowner/residential market.
Year Established in Alaska: 1986
Employees: 120 Worldwide/120 in Alaska
Recent Events:
AER has acquired all new semis, drop-decks, hook trucks, and triple-l trailers to better service the safe delivery and pickup of equipment across the rugged Alaska road system.
Jerry Sadler, Owner/Pres.
1285 Van Horn Rd.
Fairbanks, AK 99707
airportequipmentrentals.com
[email protected]
907-456-2000
Jerry Sadler headshot
Airport Equipment Rentals advertisement
Number 44
2019
$59,190,000
2018
$67,700,000
2017
$63,800,000
2016
$54,135,000
2015
$57,140,000
2019 Rank
40
Change in Revenue from 2018
13%
Everts Air Cargo | Everts Air Alaska
Services:
Everts Air Cargo provides scheduled and charter air freight services to domestic and international destinations using MD-80, DC-6, and C-46 aircraft. Everts Air Alaska, based in Fairbanks, provides passenger, freight, and charter service using PC12s and Caravans.
Year Established in Alaska: 1978
Employees: 348 Worldwide/333 in Alaska
Recent Events:
In 2019, Everts Air Cargo installed a full motion MD-80 flight simulator in its Fairbanks training facility. It was “requalified” by the FAA National Simulator Program Manager and Everts pilots and maintenance personnel are now able to train in it. It is one of two operating in the world.
Robert Everts, CEO/Owner
PO Box 61680
Fairbanks, AK 99706
EvertsAir.com
[email protected]
907-450-2300
Robert Everts headshot
Everts Air logo
Number 45
2019
$57,967,731
2018
$56,288,865
2017
$58,946,067
2016
$52,554,917
2015
$69,690,934
2019 Rank
45
Change in Revenue from 2018
3%
Seekins Ford Lincoln
Services:
New and used auto sales, parts, service, and body shop.
Year Established in Alaska: 1977
Employees: 100 Worldwide/100 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Awarded Power Stroke Diesel Volume & Growth Top 50—In recognition of achieving national Top 50 dealership status in Power Stroke Diesel parts volume and growth.
Ralph Seekins, Pres.
1625 Seekins Ford Dr.
Fairbanks, AK 99701
seekins.com
[email protected]
907-459-4000
Ralph Seekins headshot
Seekins Ford Lincoln logo
Number 46
2019
$56,500,000
2018
$52,400,000
2017
$46,500,000
2016
$49,500,000
2015
$58,600,000
2019 Rank
48
Change in Revenue from 2018
8%
Alaska Village Electric Cooperative
Services:
Electric power to energize fifty-eight rural Alaska communities.
Year Established in Alaska: 1967
Employees: 141 Worldwide/141 in Alaska
Meera Kohler, Pres./CEO
4831 Eagle St.
Anchorage, AK 99503
avec.org
[email protected]
907-561-1818
Meera Kohler headshot
Alaska Village Electric Cooperative logo
Number 47
2019
$55,000,000
2018
$64,000,000
2017
$54,500,000
2016
$55,000,000
2015
$63,000,000
2019 Rank
42
Change in Revenue from 2018
14%
Vitus Energy
Services:
Fuel and freight sales in Alaska.
Year Established in Alaska: 2009
Employees: 130 Worldwide/130 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Added five new locations.
Justin Charon, CEO
113 W. Northern Lights Blvd., Ste. 200
Anchorage, AK 99503
vitus-energy.com
[email protected]
907-278-6700
Justin Charon headshot
Vitus Energy logo
Number 48
2019
$45,300,000
2018
$25,000,000
2017
$40,439,104
2016
$29,041,000
2015
$38,481,000
2019 Rank
Change in Revenue from 2018
Cornerstone General Contractors
Services:
General contracting utilizing collaborative project delivery methods for new commercial construction and the precision renovation of existing facilities for Alaska’s leading academic, civic, industrial, medical, non-profit, oil and gas, and private development organizations.
Year Established in Alaska: 1993
Employees: 42 Worldwide/42 in Alaska
Recent Events:
2020 1st Place in Safety Excellence, Associated General Contractors of America (first in the nation to win this award two years in a row). 2019 1st Place in Safety Excellence, Associated General Contractors of America; 9th consecutive Governor’s Safety Excellence Award.
Joe Jolley, Pres.
4040 B St., Ste. 200
Anchorage, AK 99503
cornerstoneak.com
[email protected]
907-561-1993
Joe Jolley headshot
Cornerstone General Contractors logo
Number 49
2019
$38,000,000
2018
$58,000,000
2017
$40,000,000
2016
$44,350,000
2015
$60,800,000
2019 Rank
44
Change in Revenue from 2018
34%
Great Northwest
Services:
Earthwork excavation.
Year Established in Alaska: 1976
Employees: 250 Worldwide/250 in Alaska
Recent Events:
Great Northwest continues to maintain safe and efficient operations while navigating the current economic downturn.
John Minder, CEO/Pres.
PO Box 74646
Fairbanks, AK 99707
grtnw.com
[email protected]
907-452-5617
John Minder headshot
Great Northwest logo