William "Cort" Phalp, Jr. , President

Cort moved to Alaska with his parents at the age of 13 and has been an Alaskan resident for over 42 years. After he graduated from Dimond High School in Anchorage, Alaska, he joined the Air National Guard in 1969. He later started his own residential and commercial contracting business after he worked for several years in the construction industry. Cort purchased Anchorage Yamaha in 1992, Alaska's largest full line Yamaha dealer. Suzan, his wife of 33 years was born and raised in Alaska, and helps Cort run Anchorage Yamaha along with their son Josh. As an avid pilot and outdoorsman, Cort has flown extensively in many areas of Alaska.. He has hunted and fished throughout the state and enjoys snowmobiling and other outdoor activities.