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BBNC Sponsors Shareholders to Attend Leadership Summit

BBNC shareholders Cody Kapotak and Charlee Millett were sponsored by BBNC to attend the American Indian Science and Engineering Society’s (AISES) Leadership Summit held on April 14–16, 2016, in Rochester, MN. The summit is designed for professionals and college students to connect, participate, and attend professional development workshops. Michelle Fletcher, a BBNC shareholder and BBNC’s…Read More

2016 Shareholder of the Year Nominations

During the annual meeting, we will announce the names of three shareholders who will be honored as a BBNC Elder of the Year, BBNC Citizen of the Year, and BBNC Student of the Year. Nominations may be made by individuals or organizations. Nomination forms will be mailed to shareholder households and available on the BBNC…Read More

2016 BBNC Board Slate Selected

The BBNC Nominating Committee (Melvin C. Brown, Karl Hill, and Russell Nelson) reviewed all BBNC Board of Director applications, conducted interviews and made recommendations for four seats to the full Board. Each year, four positions on the BBNC Board of Directors are up for election. This year ten BBNC shareholders submitted complete applications. The BBNC…Read More

Bristol Bay Native Corporation Announces Purchase of Katmailand, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2016 CONTACT: Jason Metrokin, President and CEO, jmetrokin@bbnc.net Carmell Engebretson, Communications Specialist, cengebretson@bbnc.net (907) 278-3602 Bristol Bay Native Corporation Announces Purchase of Katmailand, Inc. Anchorage, AK – Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) today finalized the purchase of Katmailand, Inc. (Katmailand) and its associated assets and operations located in Anchorage and King…Read More

Bristol Bay Native Corporation Announces Intent to Purchase Katmailand, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2016 Anchorage, AK – Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) is pleased to announce our intent to purchase Katmailand, Inc. (Katmailand) and its associated assets and operations located in Anchorage and King Salmon, Alaska, as well as within Katmai National Park. BBNC anticipates acquisitions will be completed on May 31, 2016….Read More

BBDF and Naknek Family Fisheries Partner To Form Wild Side Salmon, LLC

For Immediate Release: April 14, 2016 The Bristol Bay Development Fund (BBDF), a subsidiary of Bristol Bay Native Corporation, is pleased to announce its fifth investment in a Bristol Bay-based business. BBDF and Naknek Family Fisheries, LLC, based out of Naknek, Alaska, are forming a new 50-50% partnership called Wild Side Salmon, LLC. Naknek Family…Read More

Connecting Alaska Natives to Opportunity

Growing up in the village of Togiak in southwest Alaska, BBNC shareholder Arlen Ayojiak knew the isolation that so many rural young people feel. As much as Ayojiak cherished his village life, he hungered for connection to the larger world, which the World Wide Web—then in its infancy—provided. A natural at technology, he began building…Read More

CCI Mechanical, LLC Enters SBA 8(a) Program

Duncan Morrison, President and CEO of CCI Mechanical, LLC (CCI-M), is proud to announce that CCI-M entered the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) program. Now federal agencies and other prime contractors in the Florida Panhandle region have a new cost effective contracting tool in their toolbox to execute mechanical services while also meeting their Small Disadvantaged Business…Read More

Kakivik Continues to Look Overseas for Expansion

Though Kakivik has been primarily Alaska-based since its inception some 15 years ago, the company has also been providing specialty inspection services for ConocoPhillips’ Australasia Business Unit since 2012, receiving a number of awards and accolades in the process. Our unique ability to detect external corrosion of insulated piping without removing the insulation has saved…Read More

Patrick Patterson Leading BBNC Shared Services Companies

BBNC is excited to announce that shareholder Patrick Patterson, who grew up in Naknek, was recently appointed as President and CEO of BBNC subsidiary Bristol Bay Resource Solutions (BBRS). Patrick has worked within the BBNC family for 15 years, serving as President and CEO of BBNC subsidiary Business Resource Solutions (BRS) in Huntsville, Alabama for…Read More