Deidra M. Krys-Rusoff

Deidra M. Krys-Rusoff

Senior Vice President

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Deidra Krys-Rusoff is a portfolio manager and a member of the firm’s fixed income team. She also serves as the firm’s lead for clients regarding municipal bond strategies.

Prior to joining Ferguson Wellman in 2004, she spent 15 years at U.S. Bancorp, with the most recent eight years serving as fixed income portfolio manager. 

Krys-Rusoff is a native of Idaho and earned her B.A. in zoology from the College of Idaho. She was recently appointed to the position of Commissioner for the Metro Exposition and Recreation Commission (MERC) and serves as Vice Chair of MERC’s executive board.  She recently finished her term as Chair of the Oregon Zoo Bond Citizens’ Oversight Committee, is a member of Metro’s Investment Advisory Board, and recently completed a term as the president of Mt. Tabor Middle School PTA. She is a past board member of the Northwest Taxable Bond Club, the YMCA Childcare Volunteer Board, and the Junior League of Portland and has served on several committees at local schools. Krys-Rusoff enjoys coaching her daughters in sports and exploring new restaurants with her husband in their spare time.