Jason Metrokin was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and his MBA from Alaska Pacific University. After serving for 5 years on the board of directors, and as director of shareholder & corporate relations for Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC), he was named as President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2009. His family hails from Kodiak Island and Bristol Bay Alaska as well as Massachusetts. As a beneficiary of his late grandfather’s shares in BBNC, Jason is a Bristol Bay descendant and is the first non-original shareholder of an Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) regional corporation to become President/CEO. He also currently serves as Chairman of the ANCSA Regional Association; an organization representing the CEOs of each of the 12 Alaska Native regional corporations.
Mr. Metrokin previously worked as vice president and development director at First Alaskans Institute, a statewide, Alaska Native leadership development and public policy organization and as a vice president and commercial relationship manager at Wells Fargo Bank (formerly National Bank of Alaska). In addition, Mr. Metrokin has served on a number of corporate and nonprofit boards of directors including BBNC subsidiary companies, United Way of Anchorage, the Alaska Community Foundation, Alaska Regional Hospital, Alaska Pacific University, Alaska Sports Hall of Fame and the Alaska Native Professional Association. In 2000, he was chosen as a Top 40 Business person under 40 and has graduated from programs such as Leadership Anchorage and BBNC’s Training Without Walls. Jason lives in Anchorage with his wife Shannon and their two sons. He enjoys the outdoors, plays hockey and continues to volunteer in the community.