manager of the Best Western Kodiak Inn has made "Alaska's Top Forty Under 40" list. Susan
Johnson was honored by the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce and Alaska Journal of
Commerce as one of the state's top young business professionals.
said it was a "great honor" to be selected for the award.
-- (Johnson 1 "I
was kinda' ... future for Alaska.")
39 others from across the state were honored Thursday at a luncheon during the
3rd annual Anchorage Chamber Back to Business Conference and Trade
been the general manager of Kodiak's Best Western for seven years after working
in different areas of hotel management and food service. She also has a master's
degree in seafood microbiology.
-- (Johnson 2 "I was kind ...of the
Award recipients were selected
based on professional excellence and commitment to community. In addition to
her work as general manager, she was noted for the role she played in the
creation of the Kodiak
Center which her family also owns. Johnson serves
as a board member in the Kodiak Island Convention and Visitor's Bureau.
Johnson said the award is an
incentive to keep doing her best. She talked about her goals for the coming
-- (Johnson 3 "I manage the ... of my
Alaska's Top Forty Under 40 was created in
1998 by the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce and the Alaska Journal of Commerce.