Ken RatcliffePresident / Principal Electrical Engineer

Ken is a lifelong Alaskan who joined AMC in 1991, shortly after graduating from Oregon State University. He became AMC Engineer’s President in 2019. Ken is “wired” as a consulting engineer. He listens closely to understand client’s needs; solving them with proven technology. He excels at designing simple, operator friendly, electrical systems which solve complex electrical challenges. Ken is passionate about continuing education, a necessity in the rapidly changing electrical field. He teaches the electrical portion of UAA’s Northern Design Course which fulfills the Alaska PE registration requirements for Arctic Engineering. When he is not studying the latest electrical technology developments, Ken enjoys spending time with his family hiking, skiing, camping and flying around Alaska.

3 things you didn’t know about me:

  • I was a coxswain in an 8-man crew in college. Our Novice 8 boat won a bronze medal at the Pac-10 Regatta.
  • I have a private pilot’s license, and I fly a Cessna 180 seaplane that my grandfather bought brand new in 1956.
  • I sent in a video application for the reality TV show "Survivor." Still waiting on the call from Jeff Probst.