Sitnasuak is a unique for-profit company — an Alaska Native Village Corporation created by our Natives peoples with the U.S. Congress in 1971 under the provisions of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA).
Today, we are a successful village corporation headquartered in Nome, Alaska (USA) with a family of businesses including the following companies and brands:
Our services and products include: fuel storage, sales & reliable delivery services; residential apartments; commercial office buildings (office & retail); title, closing & escrow services; property management & development; retail stores; and tactical apparel & gear products, manufacture & sales.
Sitnasuak is led by an 11-member Board of Directors. We employ nearly 1,500 people through our Corporation and Subsidiaries across Alaska and the U.S.
Our Mission is: To benefit Shareholders, protect our land and its resources, and support our culture by maximizing the profitability of our corporation while upholding our Inupiaq values.
Born and raised in Nome, Alaska, Mr. Charles E. Fagerstrom is Iñupiaq, with family roots in Nome and the Bering Strait region. He is the chief operating officer (CEO) as well as a Shareholder and former board director.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in business finance from Seattle Pacific University, a master’s degree in health services administration and planning from the University of Hawaii, and a master’s degree in health administration from the University of Colorado.