Jeff was joined by Joe Marushack, the President of ConocoPhillips Alaska. They discuss Jeff's accidental Christmas party crash at Joe's house in December of 2016, his career in the oil business with ConocoPhillips, Conoco's recent exploration season, some of their ongoing and future projects, and their involvement in the community. They also discuss the current state of the oil business in Alaska, as well as how the future looks.
Jeff was joined by John-Henry Heckendorn. He came to Alaska in 2012 to work on Andy Josephson's first campaign for State House. He later founded the political consulting firm Ship Creek Group. They discuss how he first came to Alaska, why he started Ship Creek Group, some of the candidates he worked with that ended up resigning from the Legislature, his time with former Governor Bill Walker, and his new job with Airbnb in San Francisco.
Jeff was joined by Ryan Binkley. Binkey is the President of the Binkley family's tourism business, that include the Riverboat Discovery, a gold mining tour, and a partnership with a flight seeing company. He is also president of the Anchorage Daily News. They discuss his family's history in Fairbanks, how the Binkley family came to buy the ADN, and the ADN partnership with the Landmine to host Election Central. Listen to how Ryan put the kibosh on Jeff's idea to have the Great Alaskan Bush Company as a sponsor for Election Central.
Jeff was joined by Scott Eickholt. Scott is the Business Manager for the Laborers Local 942 in Fairbanks. They discuss his time in Fairbanks with the Laborers, who they represent, their training and apprenticeship program, union and labor issues, the work outlook for the Laborers, and the Fairbanks economy.