Full Name
Rukaiyah Adams
Speaker Bio
Rukaiyah Adams was most recently the Chief Investment Officer at Meyer Memorial Trust, where she was responsible for leading all investment activities to ensure the long-term financial strength of the organization. Before joining Meyer, she ran the $6.5 Billion capital markets fund at The Standard.

Ms. Adams serves on the board of directors of Oregon Public Broadcasting. She also serves as chair of the Oregon Investment Council, the board that manages approximately $90 billion for the Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. In the past, she has served on the boards of the Black Coalition on AIDS and Portland Center Stage. Her pro bono work includes negotiating on behalf of the Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights, the Homeless Prenatal Project in San Francisco and the National Children’s Defense Fund. Rukaiyah’s proudest moment as a lawyer was serving as a voter rights advocate in Ohio on Election Day 2008, with Counsel for Change.

Ms. Adams holds a BA with academic distinction from Carleton College and a JD from Stanford Law. Ms. Adams also earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She serves on the boards of the Albina Vision Trust, Oregon Public Broadcasting and the SEI Foundation.
Rukaiyah Adams