A Visionary Brand Celebrates Native Art

It’s the last day of vacation, and the flight home is just hours away. Will that final lap through the gift shop offer something that carries the memory of a special place? It’s doubtful: The standard assortment of mass-produced key chains, mugs and trinkets is more likely to fall short. But in the heart of…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

Acquisition of Bristol Alliance Fuels

BBNC’s approach to investment has always gone beyond the textbook definition. For one thing, our commitment to our shareholders is what drives us to strengthen our financial position: The greater our return on investment, the more benefits we can pass on to BBNC shareholders. In fact, our corporate values are built on a culture of…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

Village Spotlight: Koliganek

For our ‘Village Spotlight’ segment we are featuring Koliganek, also known as “Qalirneq” in Yup’ik, which means “last or upper village.” Koliganek has roughly 212 residents and is 65 miles northeast of Dillingham on the left bank of the Nushagak River that flows into Bristol Bay. You can travel to Koliganek by taking regular or…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