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Chris Rayasam


As Murraysmith’s president and chief executive officer, Chris is a key member of the corporate management team, and assumes a strategic role in the overall management of the company. He brings extensive financial management experience to the firm, with a background in corporate finance, treasury, financial planning and analysis, strategic planning, risk management, human resources, and an understanding of information technology with multiple firms of different sizes in the engineering industry. Chris appreciates that Murraysmith always strives to give their clients the highest level of service and actively looks for ways to put their employees in positions of leadership and growth.


While he grew up all over the country and has traveled the world several times over, Chris now lives in Portland with his family.

What would surprise people about you? I played violin for 15 years of my life

Best place to be when you aren’t working: Playing tennis or at the beach

Favorite food/beverage: Mexican – some good tacos or enchiladas

Career in your next life: Football coach!

Curious about: Different cultures and ways of life

Murraysmith Since


Office Location

Portland, OR


MBA, University of California

BS, Computer Science, University of California