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Melinda Rost, Treasurer

Appointed to Ryther's Board of Trustees in April 2018

Ms. Rost is a Director at Blackrock Alternative Advisors where she is responsible for sourcing, performing due diligence on and monitors new and existing alternative investments on behalf of Blackrock’s clients.

Philanthropy has always been important to Ms. Rost who first heard about Ryther in early 2018 while helping plan an event to benefit the agency.  Ryther is also in the community in where Ms. Rost grew up.

Ms. Rost is on the Tyee Sports Council for the UW Athletic Department and is a CFA charter holder and a member of the Seattle Yacht Club and Sand Point Country Club.

Ms. Rost graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.

Ms. Rost has worked for Quellos/BlackRock since 2006 in different roles, first as a fund accountant and then as an investment analyst; Ms. Rost brings financial experience that can benefit Ryther.

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