Tickets available for UAF Business Leader of Year event

tom bartels stands with students and employees at coffee event
Photo courtesy of CBSM
Tom Bartels, right, visits with North Pole Coffee Roasting Co. employees and UAF student Joel Ballou, left, at the 2017 UAF Roast and Boast.

Tickets are on sale for the University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Business and Security Management’s 45th Business Leader of the Year dinner and award ceremony.

The 2023 event is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel. Doors open at 6 p.m. 

This year’s honoree is Tom Bartels, owner of North Pole Coffee Roasting Co.

Tickets are $125 per person or $1,200 for a table of eight. Table purchases include a program ad. Individuals or businesses may also sponsor student tickets for $125 per person. 

Visit the Business Leader of the Year webpage to purchase tickets.

Proceeds from this event support student organizations and scholarships. Sponsors include Mt. McKinley Bank, Usibelli Coal Mine, Everts Air Alaska, Denali State Bank and Hale & Associates. For more information on sponsorships, contact Tammy Tragis-McCook, 907-474-7042,