Mead Treadwell: A Record of Success

Business Expert

Public Servant

Civic Leader

President of PT Capital
(private equity investor in Alaska, Canada, Greenland, & Iceland)

Lieutenant Governor of Alaska, 2010-2014

President of Commonwealth North

Chair of Immersive Media Corporation (pioneered StreetView technology for Google)

Deputy Commissioner of Environmental Conservation in Wally Hickel’s cabinet

Chair of the NGO Arctic Circle’s Report on Arctic Shipping and Ports

Founding officer of Yukon Pacific Corporation (LNG project promoter)

Fought for the 200 mile limit for exclusive economic use of our waters

Advocated Japan’s entry into the Arctic Council as an observer nation

Founding officer of NASDAQ-listed Digimarc, (global digital watermarking leader)

Chair of US Arctic Research Commission, 2006-2010

Helped lead the fight for Ballot Measure 2, the parental notification initiative, in 2010

Chair of Polar Advisory Board for Iridium (global communications satellite firm)

Financial Sponsor of the Arctic Council’s Marine Shipping Assessment

Advisory officer for the 49th State Angel Fund

Chair of Owner State Wireless worked to bring Nextel phone service to Alaska

Author of LNG export strategies for Governors Hammond, Hickel, & Egan

Managing Director & Senior Fellow at the Institute of the North

Director of Alaska-based cargo airline Ryan Air

Worked with Ted Stevens to bring missile defense to Alaska

Cofounded Prince William Sound Science Center

Founded geospatial imaging firm Venture Ad Astra

Chair of the Compact Commission for a Balanced Budget

Helped move the Alaska Railroad from a state agency to a for-profit corporation

Owner of Treadwell Development, real estate investment and consulting firm

Authored oil spill response guidelines for the state and directed cleanup efforts in Cordova for the Exxon Valdez disaster

Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Arctic, 2012-2016

Worked with Reagan and Sheffield Administrations to win the right to export Cook Inlet and North Slope Oil

Pushed approval of the Community Development Quota program, bringing jobs and major wealth to Western Alaskan communities 

Co-founded Alaska State Chamber of Commerce effort to open the Alaska border to trade with Russia

Gained permission from President Reagan to export natural gas to Asian markets

Championed the Choose Respect campaign against domestic and sexual violence

Founding member of the Independent Working Group on Missile Defense

Graduate of Harvard Business School

Chaired the Alaska State Lands Advisory Group (ASLAG), a blue-ribbon group examining Alaskan land strategy with the federal government

Raised funds for Alaska SeaLife Center, Challenger Learning Center, & University of Alaska research vessel Sikuliaq