PORTLAND, Ore. – June 10, 2014 – Ferguson Wellman Capital Management recently invited three professionals to purchase additional company shares. Tim Carkin, CAIA, CMT, Mary Faulkner and Deidra Krys-Rusoff accepted the offer, increasing their ownership stake in Ferguson Wellman. Carkin has been with the firm since 2003 and currently heads Ferguson Wellman’s trading and operations departments. Faulkner joined Ferguson Wellman in 2006 and leads the firm’s branding and communications efforts. Krys-Rusoff, who recently celebrated 10 years with Ferguson Wellman, oversees the firm’s municipal bond strategy for client portfolios.
“Tim, Mary and Deidra have all grown the positions they were in when they were first hired,” says Steve Holwerda, CFA, principal and chief operating officer. “We are a better company today because of what they have accomplished in their work.”
In addition to their responsibilities at Ferguson Wellman, these senior vice presidents serve in leadership roles with various organizations in the community. Krys-Rusoff chairs the Oregon Zoo Bond Oversight Committee and is a board member of the YMCA’s Southeast Regional Childcare Council. Faulkner chairs the Lone Fir Cemetery Foundation board, serves on the honorary council for Portland State’s Center for Women’s Leadership and is on the community outreach committee for All Saints School. Carkin is a board member of the Education Recreational Adventures and Oregon Council on Economic Education. He also chairs the Sherwood Budget Committee.
Founded in 1975, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management is a privately owned registered investment adviser that serves more than 650 clients with assets starting at $3 million. The firm works with individuals and institutions in 35 states with a concentration of those clients in the West. Ferguson Wellman manages $3.9 billion that comprises retirement plans; endowments and foundations; and separately managed accounts for individuals and families. In 2013, West Bearing Investments was established, a division of Ferguson Wellman, that manages investment portfolios starting at $750,000. All company information listed above reflects 3/31/14 data.