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.