Mark Kroloff & First Alaskan Capital Partners, LLC
Mark is an Anchorage-based attorney, former COO of two of the largest Alaska Native Corporations and a founder of and a principal in First Alaskan Capital Partners, LLC. First Alaskan is a unique investment firm that pursues investments in a variety of industries, with a focus on telecommunications, financial services, energy, industrial services, and companies for which real estate comprises a substantial part of the underlying value. Its principals, including Mark, each bring more than 20 years of experience in investments with substantial equity and sophisticated financial structures, collectively having led transactions totaling well in excess of $2 billion. First Alaskan’s participating investors are among the most successful and financially sophisticated Alaska Native corporations.
Ascent draws on Mark’s deep understanding of the Alaska business world and routinely works with First Alaskan in developing and implementing its investment strategies.
Van Ness Feldman
Ascent co-offices and has a close working relationship with VNF, a highly regarded energy, environmental, real estate, and governmental law firm with offices in Washington, D.C. and Seattle. VNF’s expertise on environmental regulatory matters, land use, and energy issues nicely complements many of Ascent’s business relationships and offers the potential for collaboration on projects that enhance each firm’s capabilities and resources.