Andy Alsup runs a small business in Anchorage. His company, Noah Marine, provides boat repairs, sale of parts and accessories and storage for up to 30 vessels. He's been in business for more than 10 years and has a loyal following of customers and a solid business track record. A one-person operation, Andy Alsup received assistance from AIDEA through a loan participation with First National Bank Alaska to help buy the building where his business operates. The acquisition of his building significantly improves the profitability of his business and allows for expansion.