Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Recognized as One of Portland Business Journal’s Most Admired Companies

PORTLAND, Ore. – December 4, 2014 – Ferguson Wellman Capital Management is pleased to announce that the firm has been named by the Portland Business Journal as one of the Most Admired Companies. Of the twelve financial services companies listed in the top ten (one spot was a three-way tie), the firm was ranked fifth. This is the tenth consecutive year that the company has made this exclusive list. The list is compiled by surveying over 2,600 CEOs across the state of Oregon and southwest Washington. The CEOs were asked to select three companies they most admired in eight industries. They were also asked to rate the two companies they selected in each category on the following attributes: (1) innovation (2) quality of services or products (3) community involvement and (4) quality of management and (5) branding and marketing.

“We are thrilled to have been selected, along with many other companies that we respect and admire throughout this great state,” said Steve Holwerda, CFA, chief operating officer and principal.

Founded in 1975, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management is a privately owned investment advisory firm, established in the Pacific Northwest. With more than 690 clients, the firm manages $4.1 billion in assets that comprise union and corporate retirement plans; endowments and foundations; and individuals. (as of 9/30/14)