Steve Ribuffo is the Director of the Port of Alaska. In this capacity, he is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day business operations of the Port; and 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 at the Port since August 2007, when he came aboard as Deputy Port Director.
Steve retired from the United States Air Force as a Colonel, having served 30 years on active duty. Steve is a native New Yorker. He graduated from Manhattan College with a BS degree in Marketing. He also has an MBA from Golden Gate University, a MS degree in Logistics Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology, and is a Certified Port Executive.
During his military service in Alaska, he was Director for Logistics at Headquarters Alaskan Command, Elmendorf Air Force Base. There he was heavily involved in numerous transportation initiatives with the United States Army Alaska, the Municipality of Anchorage, the Port of Anchorage, the Alaska Railroad, and the Mat-Su Borough.
Steve is a member of the Boards of Directors of the Anchorage Downtown Partnership and Equine Assisted Therapy Alaska. He serves on the University of Alaska – Anchorage’s Global Supply Chain Management curriculum advisory committee, and is Chairman of Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee.