Mic-Lock is a true family business based in Southwest Washington. Ric Ralston is the designer and creator of the Mic-Lock products and has over 35 years of global data communication and server design, new product introduction, manufacturing, test and quality.
He has helped to design and bring to market some of the fastest and largest platforms for Cisco, Intel, Juniper, Nortel, Ericsson, Alcatel, Lucent, Motorola, Hewitt Packer, IBM, Sony and Apple.
Ralston has led operations and lived in Asia, North America, South America and Europe managing new operations to add business and buildings to existing manufacturing campus.
Ralston has two electrical utility patents and an industrial design patent with the United States Patent and Trade Office.
For fun Ric likes to make music and going out with his family finding and sampling new oysters and other bivalves along the coast of Washington and Oregon.