Nicholas Begich III
Nicholas Begich III is the CEO and founder of FarShore Partners, a global software development company with over 120 full-time employees, having worked with more than 400 clients and completed more than 3,500 distinct projects. He is also the Co-founder of Dashfire, a firm that has assisted in creating, advising, and launching more than 50 technology-supported businesses across the United States. Additionally, Nicholas is a Board Director for MTA (one of the nation’s largest telecommunications cooperatives), Stuaqpak Inc. (Alaska’s newest rural grocer), and Wrangell St. Elias at Elliot Creek (an exploratory-stage copper prospect), is President of the MTA Foundation, Board President for the Alaska Policy Forum, and has served as an Advisory Board Member for Baylor University’s Business Accelerator and as an Advisory Member of the State of Alaska’s New Industry Development Team. Nicholas is also a co-chair for the OneAlaska campaign and an honorary co-chair for Congressman Don Young’s 2020 re-election campaign. Nicholas holds a BBA in Entrepreneurship from Baylor University and an MBA from Indiana University Bloomington. He resides in Chugiak, Alaska with his wife and their 8 year old son, Nicholas.