PORTLAND, Ore. – September 23, 2014 – Ferguson Wellman Capital Management has been named by the Portland Business Journal as a leader in corporate philanthropy in Oregon and southwest Washington. Ferguson Wellman was ranked eighth in the medium-sized companies category at the Business Journal’s annual Corporate Philanthropy Awards luncheon. Company submission to the process included number of employees, amount of dollars contributed and number of volunteer hours completed in 2013.
“This is an honor and recognition shared by everyone in our firm. It is gratifying to join other like-minded companies that make this city a better place to live and work,” said Jim Rudd, principal and chief executive officer.
Founded in 1975, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management is a privately owned registered investment advisor, headquartered in the Pacific Northwest. With more than 670 clients in 35 states, the firm manages $4.1 billion. Ferguson Wellman also serves individuals and institutions through West Bearing Investments, a division that manages portfolios with investments of $750,000 or more. (data as of 6/30/14)