Mark BegichPresident & CEO, Northern Compass Group
Mark Begich is the president and CEO of Northern Compass Group, LLC. Over the last 40 years as a businessman, he has been an entrepreneur, CEO and led creative startups. Mr. Begich is experienced in commercial and residential real estate, retail sales, travel & tourism, business consulting, mergers & acquisitions of public utilities and privately held companies, corporate restructuring, business turnarounds, vending and distribution, capital-raising, joint ventures and equity investing.
In addition to his long career in the private sector, Begich has dedicated several decades of his life to public service. He served in the United States Senate from 2009 to 2014 for the 111th, 112th and 113th Congresses. Before that, he served as mayor of Anchorage, Alaska from 2003-2007 and spent ten years as an elected member of the Anchorage Assembly.
Over the course of his career, Begich has worked on key issues related to telecommunications, Arctic policy, technology, the U.S. military, transportation, tribal affairs, fisheries, infrastructure, labor & workforce development, education, natural resource development, veterans’ affairs, housing, business development and economic growth.
Begich owns three hot springs facilities – Carson Hot Springs in Carson City, Nevada, Jemez Hot Springs, and Canon Del Rio Hot Springs in Jemez Springs, New Mexico. http://northerncompassgroup.com/