Steve Ribuffo is the Director of the Port of Alaska, an Enterprise Department of the Municipality of Anchorage. In this capacity, he is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day business operations of the Port; interacting as needed with tenants, the U.S. Coast Guard, the military and any new business prospects interested in operating out of the Port. He has been with the Port since August 2007, when he came aboard as Deputy Port Director. Mr. Ribuffo has been Port Director since June 2014.
Steve retired from the United States Air Force as a Colonel, having served 30 years on active duty. A native New Yorker, he graduated from Manhattan College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. He also has an MBA from Golden Gate University, and a Master of Science in Logistics Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology; and is an Accredited Maritime Port Executive.
Steve is a member of the Board of Directors of the Anchorage Downtown Partnership and the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation Investors’ Council. He is Chairman of the International Association of Maritime and Port Executives’ Board of Advisors and serves on their Education & Standards Committee, is the Regional Representative for Alaska on the Association of Pacific Ports’ Executive Committee; and is a University of Alaska – Anchorage Adjunct Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.