Top Citizens of Industry--Alaska Business Monthly's 2014 Corporate 100.

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We salute the 2014 Corporate 100--Top Citizens of Industry! Something the companies have in common from year-to-year is a commitment to community and volunteerism. This year is no exception. In addition, these corporations share the business acumen to make an economic impact across the state. As usual, we have a sampling of companies from more than a dozen economic sectors represented in the Corporate 100.

The number of employees ranges wide, from the likes of Providence Health & Services Alaska (4,229) and Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (4,175) to Line Energy (20) and Foss Maritime Company (24). Some companies aren't headquartered here, but have been established in Alaska for many years, since 1867 in the case of Alaska Commercial Co., 1922 in the case of Foss.

Also established in 1922 is First National Bank Alaska, a shining example of a company headquartered in the state. About a quarter of the companies have been doing business in Alaska since before statehood. That's staying power.

We added a topic to the survey this year and received an overwhelming response, so "Economic Impact of the Corporate 100" is presented later in this special section. Congratulations to Alaska Business Monthly's 2014 Corporate 100: Top Citizens of Industry!

Afognak Native ACTIVITIES: Government Year Founded: 1977 Corp./Alutiiq contracting, oilfield Estab. in 215 Mission Rd., services, bio-renewable Alaska: 1977 Suite 212 energy, and construc- Kodiak, AK 99503 tion. Employees & Revenue: Alaska: 189 907-762-9457 COMMUNITY: Alutiig Worldwide: 4,600 Museum, Native Village of Dusty Kaser, Afognak, Junior President/CEO Achievement of Alaska, Port Lions School, Alaska Native Special Olympics, Alaska Organization Native Justice Center and more. afognak.com | info@alutiiq.com Ahtna, Inc. ACTIVITIES: Ahtna's Year Founded:1972 PO Box 649 principal activities Estab. in Glennallen, AK include design-build, Alaska: 1972 99588 engineering & construction; environmental remediation; Employees & Revenue 907-8223476 facilities management & Alaska: 308 support; food service Worldwide: 1,668 Michelle Anderson, contractors; land President management & resource Alaska: $200.00M development; training range Global: $200.00M Alaska Native operations; and oil & gas Organization pipeline services. COMMUNITY: Ahtna regularly provides donations and contributions to charitable and cultural organizations, including the Ahtna Heritage Foundation, a Glennallen- based nonprofit that offers scholarships to Ahtna shareholders as well as other programs aimed at cultural preservation and language revitalization. ahtna-inc.com | ituimalealiifano@ahtna.net Alaska Airlines ACTIVITIES: Alaska Year Founded: 1932 4750 Old Int'l Airlines and its sister Estab. in Airport Rd. carrier, Horizon Air, Alaska: 1932 Anchorage, AK 99502 together, provide passenger and cargo Employees & Revenue 907-266-7200 service to more than 95 Alaska: 1,700 cities in Alaska, Canada, Worldwide: 12,750 Marilyn Romano, Mexico, Hawaii, and the Reg. VP Alaska Lower 48. Global: $4.968 Transportation COMMUNITY: Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air partners with local and regional nonprofit organizations on an ongoing basis and encourages and supports our employees in their efforts to make a difference in Alaska communities through volunteerism. alaskaair.com Alaska Commercial ACTIVITIES: Rural Year Founded: 1867 Co. Alaska's largest retailer Estab. in 550 W. 64th Ave. of food, apparel, and Alaska: 1867 Anchorage, AK 99518 general merchandise with continuous service since Employees & Revenue 907-273-4600 1867. Alaska: 900 Worldwide: 1,500 Rex Wilhelm, COMMUNITY: Major sponsor President/COO of ASAA, Boy and Girl Scouts of America; Retail & Wholesale American Diabetes Trade Association; Muscular Dystrophy Association; Immunize Alaska, and numerous local events and charities across rural Alaska. alaskacommercial.com | rwilhelm@northwest.ca Alaska ACTIVITIES: Alaska Year Founded: 1999 Communications Communications is a Estab. in 600 Telephone Ave. leading provider of high- Alaska: 1999 Anchorage, AK 99503 speed wireless, mobile broadband, Internet, Employees & Revenue 907-297-3000 local, long-distance and Worldwide: 832 advanced data solutions Alaska: $341.52M Anand Vadapalli, to consumers and businesses President/CEO, across Alaska. Global: $341.52M Telecommunications COMMUNITY. Through corporate donations and employee volunteer work, we give back to a better Alaska. Programs include Employee Volunteer Grants, Summer of Heroes Youth Awards and a United Way Campaign. alaskacommunications.com | letsbetteralaska@ acsalaska.com Alaska Industrial ACTIVITIES: Industrial/ Year Founded: 1959 Hardware Inc. Constructions supplies; Estab. in 2192 Viking Dr. Power Tools; Hand Tools; Alaska: 1959 Safety; Fasteners; Anchorage, AK 99501 Maintenance & Janitorial; Employees & Revenue Material Handling; Alaska: 200 907-276-7201 Outerwear Worldwide: 200 Mike Kangas, COMMUNITY: Donate to: Alaska: $57.40M President/Gen. Mgr. United Way; Alaska Peace Global: $57.40M Officers Association; Retail & Wholesale STAR Alaska; Iron Dog Trade Snow Machine Race; Willow JR.100 Sled Dog Race; Members of: Alaska General Contractors Association; Business Owners and Managers Association; Alaska Economic Development Council; Alaska Home Builders Association aih.com | info@aih.com Alaska Regional ACTIVITIES: 24-hour ER Year Founded: 1963 Hospital department, family birth Estab. in 2801 DeBarr Rd. center, LifeFlight Air Alaska: 1963 Anchorage, AK99508 Ambulance, cancer center, neuroscience center, Employees & Revenue 907-276-1131 diagnostic imaging, heart Alaska: 850 center & cardiac Worldwide: 850 Julie Taylor CEO rehabilitation, ortho- pedic & spine center, Healthcare sleep lab, rehab unit, kids care unit, daVinci surgical robot, nurse residency program, surgical services. COMMUNITY: Our community involvement includes: American Heart Association, Red Cross, Blood Bank of Alaska, American Cancer Society, free immunization clinic, free community health fairs & seminars, Chamber of Commerce, and more. alaskaregional.com | facebook.com/ alaskaregional Alaska USA Federal ACTIVITIES: Financial Year Founded: 1948 Credit Union services including: Estab. in consumer and commercial Alaska: 1948 PO Box 196613 deposit and loan services, Anchorage, AK as well as mortgage and Employees & Revenue 99519-6613 real estate loans, Worldwide: 850 907-563-4567 insurance, investments and Worldwide: 1,915 investment management, William Eckhardt, and title and escrow Alaska: $164.60M President closing services. Global: $294.17M Finance, Insurance, COMMUNITY: Donated to more Real Estate than 200 community/ service organizations statewide. Helps raise money for the Alaska USA Foundation, providing funds for services for children, veterans, and active duty military families. alaskausa.org | facebook.com/alaskausafcu Alaska Village ACTIVITIES: Provide Year Founded: 1967 Electric electric power to 55 Estab. in Cooperative Inc. villages in rural Alaska. Alaska: 1967 4831 Eagle St. Anchorage, AK 99503 COMMUNITY: We provide Employees & Revenue donations to various local Alaska: 72 907-561-1818 events and festivals. Worldwide: 72 Meera Kohler, avec.org | Alaska: $42.21M President/CEO mkohler@avec.org Utility Aleut Corporation ACTIVITIES: Federal Year Founded: 1972 4000 Old Seward government contracting, Estab. in Hwy., Suite 300 Fuel sales, storage and Alaska: 1972 Anchorage, AK 99503 related services, Rental properties, Natural Employees & Revenue 907-561-4300 resources, Industrial Alaska: 185 instrumentation & process Worldwide: 623 David Gillespie, control equipment sales, CEO Oil well-testing services, Global: $116.26M Mechanical contracting & Alaska Native construction, Water Organization quality testing, Other COMMUNITY: The Aleut Corporation works with many civic and business constituents, in-dulling, but not limited to its village corporations, tribes, Aleutian Pribilof Islands Assoc., Eastern Aleutian Tribes, APICDA, etc. aleutcorp.com | info@aleutcorp.com Alyeska Pipeline ACTIVITIES: Alyeska Year Founded: 1970 Service Co. Pipeline Service Company Estab. in PO Box 196660, has operated the Trans Alaska: 1970 MS 542 Alaska Pipeline Sys-tem Anchorage, since 1977, expected to Employees & Revenue AK 99519-6660 deliver its 17 billionth Alaska: 800+ barrel of oil in 2014. Worldwide: 800+ 907-787-8700 Focused on safe and flawless operations and Thomas Barrett, sustainability, Alyeska's President employees are working to manage the challenges of Oil & Gas declining throughput. COMMUNITY: Alyeska Pipeline honors its special relationship with Alaska's communities through a robust philanthropy program, which includes donations to qualifying Alaska nonprofits and support for employee volunteerism. The company also offers internships and supports various scholarships. Ayeska-pipe.com facebook.com/ alyeskapipeline Alyeska Resort ACTIVITIES: 304 room Year Founded: 1959 PO Box 249 hotel, 7 restaurants, ski Estab. in Girdwood, AK 99587 resort, full service spa, Alaska: 1959 banquet and meeting 907-754-1111 facilities. Employees & Revenue Alaska: 700 Mark Weakland, COMMUNITY: Various Worldwide: e700 VP/Hotel GM military programs (i.e., Military Monday, JBER), Travel & Tourism discounted skiing for Girdwood School PE. On- mountain relationships with Challenge Alaska adaptive ski program and Alyeska Ski Club racing program. Numerous donations to local businesses and sponsored athlete programs. alyeskaresort.com | info@alyeskaresort.com American Fast ACTIVITIES: Ocean and air Year Founded: 1988 Freight, Inc. freight forwarding, LTL Estab. in 5025 Van Buren St. and FTL, household moving Alaska: 1988 Anchorage, AK 99517 and storage, short-term and long-term warehousing, Employees & Revenue 907-248-5548 distribution, temperature Alaska: 150 controlled transportation, Worldwide: 150 Ron Moore, Alaska intrastate and Alaska Sales Mgr. Alcan trucking, bypass mail, project logistics...

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