Alaskafy is a social marketplace and venue where Alaskan vendors can sell and connect with people from around the world.
At the heart of Alaskafy lies our community: The sellers who market their amazing Alaska goods and services and the shoppers who are looking for items from Alaska. We provide this amazing venue to meet the demands of shoppers looking for buying solutions as well as to help the Alaska small business economy grow. The soul of Alaskafy are it’s founders, Topher and Michelle Maguire and the Alaskafy employees who maintain, care for and nurture our social marketplace.
Michelle Maguire @michelle is a 27 year old Alaskan Native (Russian Aleut) mother of 2 and co-founded Alaskafy with her husband @tophermaguire Topher Maguire. Besides working on Alaskafy, Michelle is a stay at home mom and is in the Army Reserves. To her credit Michelle is also the original developer of the Eagle River App that is now owned by The Alaska Cache. Born and raised in Seward, Alaska Michelle now owns a home on Borealis street with her husband in Eagle River, Alaska where they gave birth to Alaskafy. Michelle is very athletic and loves Alaska outdoor activities including those that include her children and has ran Mount Marathon numerous times as a junior and once as an adult only 6 weeks after giving birth to her first son Paxon Maguire.
Topher Maguire @tophermaguire is a 45 year old father of 2 and co-founder of Alaskafy with Michelle Maguire @michelle his wife. Besides Alaskafy Topher works at Eagle River Printing – The Alaska Cache as the Business Development and Digital Marketing Manager. Topher has over 27 years of online web design and development experience and 8 years of mobile application development experience. Born and raised in San Francisco, California – Topher joined the The US Army at age 17, was transfered to Alaska and has been here ever since. Topher also enjoys Alaskan outdoor activities and plans to run Mount Marathon one day with the goal of beating Michelle’s dad, Steve Buchanan’s best time whom has won the race twice.