Investment Management

Credit Research

James W. Butler, Jr.
Elly Clary
Kelly Cruse
Dana A. D'Andre
Derek M. Endsley
Ryan Friend
James LeBuhn
Bedford H. Lydon III
Andrea McKeague
Bradley D. Mincke
Joseph Vodziak

Kelly Cruse

Kelly Cruse
Managing Director and Senior Fixed Income Analyst

Ms. Cruse is a Managing Director and Senior Fixed Income Analyst with a specific focus on municipal bond analysis. She has twenty-six years of investment industry experience, accrued exclusively while working in various analytical positions at Allstate Investments. Prior to joining the Company in 2011, Ms. Cruse performed analysis in the higher education, housing, special tax and general obligation municipal bond sectors. In this capacity, she analyzed and evaluated financial data, credit fundamentals and legal structure to determine internal ratings and outlooks. In addition, Ms. Cruse worked closely with portfolio managers to provide buy/sell recommendations and other critical information. She is a member of the Chicago Municipal Analysts Society and the National Association of Municipal Analysts. Ms. Cruse earned a B.A. degree in Finance from DePaul University.