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Prosperity Summit


9:00 a.m. 

Rick Goodfellow, KLEF Radio


9:15 to 9:45 a.m.
What is a recession and are we in one?

Neal Fried, Alaska Department of Labor


9:45 to 10:30 a.m.
Panel of the wise.

John Shively, The Pebble Partnership

Greg Wakefield, AAA Moving and Storage

Harry Hill, Retired Investor

Richard Block, Mellen Investment Company

David Hoffman. Craig Taylor Equipment


10:45 to 12:00 p.m.

Is there investment money?

Jamie Kenworthy, 49th Fund

Jimmy Miner, Opportunity Fund

Ayla Rogers, Entrepreneur
John Kuest, Alaska Strategic Resources, Inc.


12:00 p.m.


UAA SeaWolf Debate Squad argues the question “This House believes Anchorage is the worst possible place to start a business now.”


1:30 p.m. 

We’re going ahead.

Deborah Bonito, Sourdough Mercantile and The Kobuk

Bob Gross, Inlet Towers

Linnea Cummings, Alaska Dinner Factory

Debbie Reinwand, Brilliant Media


2:15 to 3:15 p.m.
Logistics:  Is our remoteness an opportunity?

Jaime Fink, AMS Couriers

Tim Sullivan, Alaska Railroad

Moira Sullivan Gallagher, Anchorage Economic Development Corporation

Scott Hawkins, Advanced Supply Chain International

Gideon Garcia, Northern Air Cargo


3:30 to 4:15 p.m.

Up and coming.

Mark Harlan, Marco T’s Pizzeria

Bob Kaufman, Alaska Channel

Eric Visser, Visser Construction

Randy Apling, Carbon Concepts, LLC & Arctic Fiberglass, LLC

Andrew MacLeod, Northern Lights Originals, LLC


4:15 p.m.

Closing remarks and no-host bar.

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