Category: Corporate

BBDF invests in Belleque Family Farm

For Immediate Release: Jan. 12, 2016 The Bristol Bay Development Fund (BBDF), a subsidiary of Bristol Bay Native Corporation, is pleased to announce its fourth investment in a Bristol Bay-based business, Belleque Family Farm (BFF) in Dillingham. BFF is owned by BBNC shareholder Johanna Belleque of Dillingham, Alaska, and her husband Kyle. Belleque Family Farm…Read More

Meet the Team: Sara Peterson

Sara Peterson works in the legal department here at Bristol Bay Native Corporation as Vice President and Associate General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. In an interview with Sara, we learned about her educational and career paths that lead her to where she is today, who inspires her, and what her job duties consist of…Read More

Letter from the President, Winter 2015

As another year draws to a close, I’m reflecting yet again about how privileged we are to call Bristol Bay home. It’s a place of astounding beauty, abundant resources, rich history and tradition, and warm, welcoming communities. Our character is marked by our bountiful wild salmon population and by the melting pot of different cultures…Read More

Prepaid Dividend Card Available for Shareholders

BBNC shareholder who are 18 years and older have the option to receive their shareholder dividends on a prepaid debit card. Shareholder who are not receiving their dividends by direct deposit are encouraged to enroll in this new ongoing program. Each quarter, BBNC dividends will automatically be issued to the prepaid card and funds will…Read More

BBNC Welcomes Four Shareholders to the Corporate Team

BBNC is pleased to welcome  four shareholders to our corporate team. We are happy to introduce Mishelle Johnson, Jacque Mills, Denise Coopchiak, and Russell Phelps. You may recognize Mishelle Johnson greeting you when visiting or calling the BBNC office—as Receptionist, she’s often the first person you’ll talk to at BBNC. Mishelle is a BBNC shareholder…Read More

President Obama Visits Bristol Bay

In early September 2015, President Barak Obama visited Alaska to highlight climate change. While he was here, he traveled to Dillingham, becoming the first sitting U.S. President to visit rural Alaska since statehood, and the first to ever visit Bristol Bay. During his trip to Dillingham, Obama met subsistence and commercial fishers at the Kanakanak…Read More

Bristol Bay Native Corporation purchases fuel businesses in Bristol Bay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2015 CONTACT: Jason Metrokin, President and CEO, Jeffrey Sinz, Sr. Vice President and CFO, (907) 278-3602 Bristol Bay Native Corporation purchases fuel businesses in Bristol Bay  Anchorage, AK – Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) is pleased to announce the purchase of Bristol Express Fuels, Inc., Bristol Alliance Fuels,…Read More

Meet the Team: Leslie Savo

Leslie Savo began her career with BBNC family of companies at Bristol Environmental & Engineering Services Company, where she worked for six years. She then joined the BBNC corporate office ten years ago this August. Leslie, who is known around the office to make delicious salmon spread, works in Shareholder and Corporate Relations with shareholder records….Read More

Mark D. Nelson to lead new BBNC oilfield and industrial services holding company

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2015 Anchorage, Alaska—Bristol Bay Native Corporation is pleased to announce the hiring of Mark D. Nelson as President and Chief Executive Officer of BBNC’s newly-formed oilfield and industrial services holding company. Nelson holds a law degree from Stanford University and a B.A. from the University of Alabama. In addition, Nelson…Read More

Meet the Team: Ryan York

Continuing our series of Meet the Team Q&As, we learn a little about Ryan York. Ryan is BBNC’s Vice President of Finance. Q:   Where are you from? I was born and raised in Klamath Falls, Oregon. I came to Alaska to hunt and fish, and my wife and I decided to move here only a…Read More