We can help you make a difference in Alaska.

First Entrepreneur LLC is here to help you tap into your capacity for independence and self-sufficiency so you can grow your small business or nonprofit here in Alaska.


We can help you make the positive change you want to see in your community. We can help you find ways to be strategic, stay relevant, and grow your mission. We don’t offer cookie-cutter solutions. We will work with you to find the solutions that fit your organization’s norms and culture. Because we want to see you succeed we offer post-consulting check-ins at no cost to you.

Small Business

Whether you are a new business or an existing one, we can help you navigate through the process of creation and growth to take off and become successful. Finding capital, human resources, markets, and strategies for growth can be overwhelming to you with all that you are doing already. We can evaluate and develop strategies for growth that is just right for you.

Social Enterprise

As a mission based entrepreneur, you face many unique challenges. We understand full well the challenges involved in achieving your mission while watching for the bottom line. We can help you search and implement earned income strategies, build your entrepreneurial capacities, and find markets. We can help you scale your impact.

How we work with you

Our business consulting process involves imagining the future, understanding and defining the problem, and designing the solution appropriate to the client.

Our goal is to create clients’ capacities for independence and self-sufficiency to build, manage, and grow their enterprises.

Our impactful professional services model

  • Is focused on outcomes-based solutions,

  • Uses design thinking to create solutions to problems,

  • Provides scaffolds for effective execution of programs and initiatives,

  • Uses data driven and client centered problem-solving approaches

“The Principal and team at First Entrepreneur helped Onward & Upward better define the deficiencies of our business model and then structured a clear and focused path forward toward better efficiency and improved success. There is no doubt that without their help we would not be where we are today.”

Randy Dowd, PsyD, Founder and Executive Director for Onward & Upward

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