As President and Senior Portfolio Advisor for Government Portfolio Advisors, Deanne is responsible for overseeing the management of the company, including the investment management process, client relations and the strategic direction for investment holdings. She has worked with public fund investors since 1982 and specializes in education forums regarding benchmarking, investment policy and best practice public fund portfolio strategy.
Ms. Woodring graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance. She earned a Master of Business from the University of Washington. She holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA-1989) through the CFA Institute, and is a member of the Portland Society of Security Analysts. Deanne became a Licensed Investment Advisor with the SEC in 1995. Ms. Woodring has served as an advisor on the Government Finance Officers Association’s Treasury and Management Committee and actively provides education sessions to State GFOA Associations.
Deanne co-founded GPA in2014 as a Pacific Northwest based company. As of December 2021, the firm manages$12 BLN in public fund assets.