1949–Carl Marrs is born to Elsie and Ron Marrs. Marrs was named president of CIRI in 1995 and president and CEO of CIRI in 1996. Marrs has been named often as one of the “Top 25 Most Powerful Alaskans” by the Alaska Journal of Commerce publication. He began his career with CIRI in 1973. Since then, he has held a variety of senior-level positions. A CIRI shareholder of Aleut descent, Marrs was born and raised in Seldovia. He attended Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business for Executives in 1983 and the Amos Tuck School of Business for Executives at Dartmouth College in 1986.