Steve Holwerda, CFA, is a principal owner and managing director for Ferguson Wellman Capital Management. Before joining the firm in 1989, he served as a regional director for the University of Oregon athletic department, and a national director for the NCAA Volunteers for Youth. Holwerda received his bachelor’s degree in commercial economics from South Dakota State University and his MBA from the University of Oregon.
He has been an Oregon resident for over thirty years and has served as president or chairman for numerous community and nonprofit boards including the University of Oregon Foundation, Portland Business Alliance, Lake Oswego Schools Foundation and the Boys and Girls Club of Portland, among others. Holwerda was awarded the William S. Naito Service Award in 2014 by the Portland Business Alliance for his community leadership.