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 CONTACTS

Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA)

John Springsteen
Executive Director
813 West Northern Lights Boulevard
Anchorage, AK 99503
907-771-3000
[email protected]
www.aidea.org

Alaska Division of Economic Development

Britteny Cioni-Haywood
Division Director
P.O. Box 110804
Juneau, AK 99811-0804
907-465-2510
[email protected]
www.commerce.state.ak.us/ded

 

REGIONAL CONTACTS

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

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

Matanuska-Susitna Borough

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

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

Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference

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

Southeast Conference

Shelly Wright
Executive Director
P.O. Box 21989
Juneau, AK 99802-1989
907-523-4351
[email protected]
www.seconference.org

Prince William Sound Economic Development District

Sue Cogswell
Executive Director/Program Manager
2207 Spenard Road, Suite 207
Anchorage, AK 99503
907-222-2440
[email protected]
www.pwsedd.org

Northwest Arctic Borough

Ingemar Mathiasson
Energy Coordinator
P.O. Box 1110
Kotzebue, AK 99752
907-445-2031
[email protected]
www.nwabor.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

Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation

Jim Dodson
President & CEO
301 Cushman Street, Suite 301
Fairbanks, AK 99701-4629
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

 

COUNTY CONTACTS

Copper Valley Development Association

Jason Hoke
Executive Director
P.O. Box 9
Glennallen, AK 99588
907-822-5001
[email protected]
www.coppervalley.org

 

CITY CONTACTS

Petersburg Economic Development Council

Liz Cabrera
Coordinator
P.O. Box 750
Petersburg, AK 99833
907-772-4042
[email protected]
www.petersburgedc.org

City of Soldotna

Stephanie Queen, AICP
Director of Economic Development and Planning
City Hall, 177 North Birch Street
Soldotna, AK 99669
907-714-1240
[email protected]
www.soldotna.org

City of Seward

Ron Long
Community Development Director
City Hall, 410 Adams Street, P.O. Box 167
Seward, AK 99664
907-224-4020
[email protected]
www.cityofseward.us

City of Valdez

Lisa Von Bargen
Community & Economic Development Director
212 Chenega Avenue
Valdez, AK 99686
907-834-3401
[email protected]
www.ci.valdez.ak.us

North Pole Economic Development Corporation

Nadine Winters
Executive Director
P.O. Box 55872
North Pole, AK 99705
907-488-4558
[email protected]
www.npedc.org

City of Wasilla Economic Development

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

Sitka Economic Development Association

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

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

Fairbanks North Star Borough

Luke Hopkins
Mayor
809 Pioneer Road, P.O. Box 71267
Fairbanks, AK 99707-1267
907-459-1300
[email protected]
www.co.fairbanks.ak.us

City & Borough of Wrangell

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

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