Ruth Uress

Ruth earned her BA in Finance with a minor in French from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner. Ruth is a member of Legacy Partners of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation and the Junior League of Chicago, where she has served on its Board of Directors.

Prior to joining BRF in 2015, Ruth spent seven years at Kovitz Investment Group, a boutique Chicago wealth management firm. Ruth provided comprehensive financial planning advice to clients and chaired the firm’s 401(k) group to implement and monitor corporate retirement plans. Ruth started her career as a Financial Representative at the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network.

Committee Service

  • Investment Strategy Committee, Secretary
  • Impact Investing Committee
  • Private Equity and Credit Committee
  • Financial Planning Committee