Alaska Directory of Economic Development Organizations
Alaska Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy

  • Capital: Juneau
  • Population (2017 Est.): 739,795
  • Largest Cities (2017): Anchorage, 294,356; Juneau, 32,094; Fairbanks, 31,644; Wasilla, 10,151; Sitka, 8,689; Ketchikan, 8,272
  • Targeted Industries: Oil & Gas, Mining, Tourism, Fishing, Forest Products, Aerospace, Maritime Industrial Services
  • Key Incentives: Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs), Oil & Gas Exploration Tax Incentive, Minerals Exploration Tax Incentive, Gas Storage Facility Credit, LNG Storage Facility Credit, Education Tax Credit, Alaska Industrial Development & Export Authority (long term financing)
  • GDP (All Industry 2017): $52.8 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

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State Listings

Alaska Division of Economic Development

Jim Andersen
Deputy Director
333 Willoughby Avenue, 9th Floor, State Office Building
Juneau, AK 99801
907-465-2510
[email protected]
www.commerce.state.ak.us/ded

Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA)

Tom Boutin
CEO & Executive Director
813 West Northern Lights Boulevard
Anchorage, AK 99503
907-771-3906
[email protected]
www.aidea.org


Utility Listings


Regional Listings

Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc.

Dimitri Philemonof
President & CEO
1131 East International Airport Road
Anchorage, AK 99518
907-276-2700
[email protected]
www.apiai.org

Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation

Alice Ruby
Economic Development & Brokerage Coordinator
P.O. Box 1464
Dillingham, AK 99576
907-842-6411
[email protected]
www.bbedc.com

Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation

Jim Dodson
President & CEO
330 Wendell Avenue, Suite E
Fairbanks, AK 99701
907-452-2185
[email protected]
www.investfairbanks.com

Kawerak, Inc. (Bering Straits Region)

Barb Nickels
Director
P.O. Box 948
Nome, AK 99762
907-443-4248
[email protected]
www.kawerak.org

Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District, Inc.

Tim Dillon
Executive Director
14896 Kenai Spur Highway, Suite 103A
Kenai, AK 99611
907-283-3335, ext. 2
[email protected]
www.kpedd.org

Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Eric Phillips
Community Development Director
350 East Dahlia Avenue
Palmer, AK 99645
907-861-8631
[email protected]
www.matsugov.us

Northwest Arctic Borough

Chuck Greene
Director of Economic Development
P.O. Box 1110
Kotzebue, AK 99752
907-442-8219
[email protected]
www.nwabor.org

Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation

Janis Ivanoff
President & CEO
2701 Gambell Street, Suite 400
Anchorage, AK 99503
907-274-2248
[email protected]
www.nsedc.com

Prince William Sound Economic Development District

Wanetta Ayers
Executive Director
610 East 5th Avenue, Suite 104a
Anchorage, AK 99501
907-222-2440
[email protected]
www.pwsedd.org

Southeast Conference

Robert Venables
Executive Director
P.O. Box 21989
Juneau, AK 99801
907-586-4351
[email protected]
www.seconference.org

Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference

Doug Griffin
Executive Director
3300 Arctic Boulevard, Suite 203
Anchorage, AK 99503
907-562-7380
[email protected]
www.swamc.org


County Listings


City Listings

Anchorage Economic Development Corp.

Bill Popp
President/CEO
510 L Street, Suite 603
Anchorage, AK 99501-2048
907-258-3700
[email protected]
www.aedcweb.com

City & Borough of Yakutat

Martha Indreland
Economic Development Coordinator
309 Max Italio Drive
Yakutat, AK 99689
907-784-3323
[email protected]
yakutatak.govoffice2.com

City & Borough of Wrangell

Carol Rushmore
Economic Development Director
P.O. Box 531
Wrangell, AK 99929
907-874-2381
[email protected]
www.wrangell.com

City of Homer

Jenny Carroll
Special Projects & Communications Coordinator
491 East Pioneer Avenue
Homer, AK 99603
907-235-8121, ext. 2246
[email protected]
www.cityofhomer-ak.gov

City of Seward

Jackie C. Wilde
Community Development Director
P.O. Box 167
Seward, AK 99664
907-224-4048
[email protected]
www.cityofseward.us

City of Soldotna

John Czarnezki
Director of Economic Development & Planning
City Hall, 177 North Birch Street
Soldotna, AK 99669
907-262-9107
[email protected]
www.soldotna.org

City of Valdez

Martha Barberio
Economic Development Director
212 Chenega Avenue
Valdez, AK 99686
907-835-4313
[email protected]
www.valdezak.gov

City of Wasilla Economic Development

Lyn Carden
Deputy Administrator
290 East Herning Avenue
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-373-9057
[email protected]
www.cityofwasilla.com

Fairbanks North Star Borough

Bryce J. Ward
Mayor
P.O. Box 71267
Fairbanks, AK 99707
907-459-1300
[email protected]
www.co.fairbanks.ak.us

Haines Economic Development Corporation

Margaret Friedenauer
Executive Director
P.O. Box 1734
Haines, AK 99827
907-766-3130
[email protected]
www.hainesedc.org

Juneau Economic Development Council

Brian Holst
Executive Director
612 West Willoughby Avenue, Suite A
Juneau, AK 99801
907-523-2300
[email protected]
www.jedc.org

Ketchikan Gateway Borough

Richard Harney
Planning & Community Development Director
1900 First Avenue, Suite 126
Ketchikan, AK 99901
907-228-6634
[email protected]
www.kgbak.us

Petersburg Community & Economic Development

Liz Cabrera
Director
P.O. Box 329
Petersburg, AK 99833
907-772-5412
[email protected]
www.ci.petersburg.ak.us

Sitka Economic Development Association

Garry White
Executive Director
329 Harbor Drive, Suite 212
Sitka, Alaska 99835
907-747-2660
[email protected]
www.sitka.net

Skagway Development Corporation

Kaitlyn Jared
Executive Director
870 A State Street, Box 1236
Skagway, AK 99840
907-983-3414
[email protected]
skagwaydevelopment.org