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With more than 30 years under our belt, the Alaska SBDC provides no-cost business coaching and low-cost workshops throughout the state of Alaska via our eight centers.

Please select your closest Alaska SBDC Center for contact information. You can also reach our team by using our contact form below.

Select an office from the list on the left

State Office

The Alaska SBDC Executive Office supports all regional centers, business advisors, directors, and clients across the state. From managing marketing and communications, client onboarding, support and relationships, events and workshops, and data and reporting.

Phone: (907) 786-7201
Contact us via email


Jon Bittner, Executive Director

As Executive Director of the Alaska SBDC, Jon Bittner oversees seven regional centers to ensure that the Alaska SBDC provides accessible, high-quality business assistance services to individuals and existing businesses. In his role, he provides program management, advocacy, and fundraising in addition to serving as the Lead Investigator for the various grant programs that are run through Alaska SBDC. He formerly served as vice president of Anchorage Economic Development Center (AEDC). Jon also served as the Deputy Commissioner for the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development.


Kendra Conroy, Operations Manager

With 15-years of Alaska SBDC experience under her belt, Kendra Conroy is an integral leader of the Alaska SBDC team. As the Operations Manager, she oversees the day-to-day functions of the Executive Office, serves as the HR liaison, and maintains Alaska SBDC policies and procedures. Kendra also manages the Alaska SBDC’s vast client database and ensures proper and timely reporting of all Alaska SBDC metrics.


Harley Tennant, Marketing & Client Coordinator

As Alaska SBDC’s Statewide Client Coordinator, Harley Tennant ensures clients are connected with the right resources and Alaska SBDC Business Advisor to successfully achieve their business goals. Client relationships, communications, marketing, and record-keeping are daily points of focus and pride. Additionally, Harley manages Lemonade Day Alaska, a kid-based entrepreneurial initiative under the Alaska SBDC that is held annually statewide in June.

Harley holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Alaska (UAA) and is pursuing a Masters of Communication with a concentration in New Media and Marketing.


Victoria Hofmann, Workshop Coordinator

Victoria Hofmann joined the Alaska SBDC team from Walla Walla, Washington, and proudly oversees the day-to-day management and coordination of a robust statewide workshop schedule and facilitates new guest speakers and seminar topics. Additionally, Victoria prides herself on creating new and lasting relationships with local communities as the Alaska SBDC strives to serve the state in small business workshop offerings.

Victoria holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Walla Walla University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) through the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA).

Anchorage Center

Alaska SBDC Business Advisors in Anchorage meet by appointment only. 

Alaska SBDC Advisors meet with clients in the office, via remote teleconference and at a client’s place of business. To provide you and all clients uninterrupted and dedicated service, walk-ins are not available. To work with a Business Advisor, register to be an Alaska SBDC client here:

Alaska SBDC Business Advising

Physical Address: 1901 Bragaw Street, Room 199, Anchorage, AK 99508
Located at the corner of Bragaw Street and the light at E. 20th, across from East High School

Phone: (907) 786-7205

Alaska SBDC Business Advisors in Anchorage

  1. Allan Carraway, Business Advisor | Bio |  Email | Twitter
  2. Alex Salov, Business Advisor | Email

Fairbanks Center

Alaska SBDC Business Advisors in Fairbanks meet by appointment only. 

Alaska SBDC Advisors meet with clients in the office, via remote teleconference and at a client’s place of business. To provide you and all clients uninterrupted and dedicated service, walk-ins are not available. To work with a Business Advisor, register to be an Alaska SBDC client here:

Alaska SBDC Business Advising

Physical Location: 3750 Bonita Street, Fairbanks, AK 99701
Located in the Association of General Contractors (AGC) building

Phone: (907) 456-7232

Alaska SBDC Business Advisors in Fairbanks

  1. Russell Talvi, Fairbanks Center Director and Business Advisor | Bio | Email
  2. Alexis Amstutz, Business Advisor | BioEmail

Juneau Center

Alaska SBDC Business Advisors in Juneau meet by appointment only. 

Alaska SBDC Advisors meet with clients in the office, via remote teleconference and at a client’s place of business. To provide you and all clients uninterrupted and dedicated service, walk-ins are not available. To work with a Business Advisor, register to be an Alaska SBDC client here:

Alaska SBDC Business Advising

Physical Location: 9301 Glacier Highway, Suite 110, Juneau, AK 99801-9380
Located in the Juneau Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (907) 463-3789

Alaska SBDC Business Advisors in Juneau

  1. Ian Grant, Juneau Center Director and Business Advisor | Email
  2. Jennifer Adams, Rural Program Development Director and Business Advisor | Email

Ketchikan Center

The Alaska SBDC Business Advisor in Ketchikan meets by appointment only. 

Alaska SBDC Advisors meet with clients in the office, via remote teleconference and at a client’s place of business. To provide you and all clients uninterrupted and dedicated service, walk-ins are not available. To work with a Business Advisor, register to be an Alaska SBDC client here:

Alaska SBDC Business Advising

Physical Location: 2417 Tongass Avenue, #223A, Ketchikan, AK 99901
Located in the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (907) 225-3184

Alaska SBDC Business Advisor serving Ketchikan

  1. Shelly Hill, Ketchikan Business Advisor | Bio | Email

Mat-Su Center

The Alaska SBDC Business Advisor in Matanuska-Susitna Valley meets by appointment only. 

Alaska SBDC Advisors meet with clients in the office, via remote teleconference and at a client’s place of business. To provide you and all clients uninterrupted and dedicated service, walk-ins are not available. To work with a Business Advisor, register to be an Alaska SBDC client here:

Alaska SBDC Business Advising

Physical Location: 201 N. Lucille St., Suite 2A, Wasilla, AK 99654-7010
Located in the Wasilla KeyBank building

Phone: (907) 373-7232

Alaska SBDC Business Advisor in Mat-Su

  1. Julie Nolen, Associate State Director, Mat-Su Center Director and Business Advisor | Bio | Email

Rural Office

The Alaska SBDC Business Advisor in Juneau serves Rural Alaska and meets by appointment only. 

Alaska SBDC Advisors meet with clients in the office, via remote teleconference and at a client’s place of business. To provide you and all clients uninterrupted and dedicated service, walk-ins are not available. To work with a Business Advisor, register to be an Alaska SBDC client here:

Alaska SBDC Business Advising

Phone: (907) 463-3430

Alaska SBDC Business Advisor serving Rural Alaska

  1. Jennifer Adams, Director of Rural Program Development and Business Advisor | Email

Seward Office

The Alaska SBDC Business Advisor in Soldotna serves Seward and meets by appointment only.

Alaska SBDC Advisors meet with clients in the office, via remote teleconference and at a client’s place of business. To provide you and all clients uninterrupted and dedicated service, walk-ins are not available. To work with a Business Advisor, register to be an Alaska SBDC client here:

Alaska SBDC Business Advising

Phone: (907) 260-5643

Alaska SBDC Business Advisor serving Seward

  1. Cliff Cochran, Kenai Peninsula Center Director and Business Advisor | Email

Soldotna Center

The Alaska SBDC Business Advisor in Soldotna meets by appointment only. 

Alaska SBDC Advisors meet with clients in the office, via remote teleconference and at a client’s place of business. To provide you and all clients uninterrupted and dedicated service, walk-ins are not available. To work with a Business Advisor, register to be an Alaska SBDC client here:

Alaska SBDC Business Advising

Physical Location: 43335 Kalifornsky Beach Rd., Suite 12, Soldotna, AK 99669
Located next to the Soldotna DMV office in the Copper Center (formerly Red Diamond Center)

Phone: (907) 260-5643

Alaska SBDC Business Advisor in Soldotna

  1. Cliff Cochran, Kenai Peninsula Center Director and Business Advisor | Email