Servicing the Copper River Family of Companies
The Shared Services Division provides long-term strategic business planning, new company startup and acquisition strategies, complete back office support services, regulatory training, compliance, and governance oversight to ensure the continued growth and prosperity of the Copper River Family of Companies.
Copper River Family of Companies Overview
Owned by the Native Village of Eyak, the Copper River Family of Companies are a collection of both current and graduated Small Business Administration (SBA) 8(a) Certified entities that bring extensive experience supporting the diverse missions of our clients.
As CEO of the Copper River Family of Companies, Mr. McLaughlin is responsible for leading multiple facets of the organization. He directs the oversight of 14+ subsidiary companies with government contract portfolios of over $300 Million and a workforce of over 500 employees across the U.S. and overseas. He is responsible for strategic long-term planning and leads the operating company presidents and multiple teams and business units within Copper River Shared Services to provide oversight, compliance, and support services to ensure continued strategic growth for the Copper River Family of companies.
Mr. McLaughlin has had a significant impact on the Copper River Family’s growth and success. Immediately after joining Copper River, he quickly utilized prior skills helping Alaska Native-owned companies and his affinity for Alaska Native set aside laws and SBA 8 (a) regulations to create Copper River Shared Services to provide back-office support and oversight for future growth. Mr. McLaughlin continues to be instrumental in the company’s expansion, playing a key role in six strategic acquisitions during his tenure. He also played a major role in the startup of seven additional subsidiary companies for the Copper River Family and continues to increase profitability and growth through insightful strategies and solid leadership.
Mr. McLaughlin is a former Army Officer (Captain) and Judge Advocate Attorney. He is a graduate of multiple Officer Leadership Schools and a graduate of the prestigious U.S Army Judge Advocate Generals School in Charlottesville Virginia.
He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama and attained his law degree from Samford University School of Law.
Our Management Team
Trina Colie, Vice President
Director of EPMO
Director of Bids & Proposals
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