Steve Ruda

Steve Ruda
Sioux Falls    
Mariner Wealth Advisors -  
Director of Tax 

Steve Ruda is the Director of Tax at Mariner Wealth Advisors.  Steve joined Mariner Wealth Advisors in August 2022.  He is responsible for client relations for the specialty tax division at Mariner Wealth Advisors.  Steve will help create relationships and procedures for the newly formed service area. This group will focus on Cost Segregation studies, Research and Development Credits, 45L Residential Energy Efficient Credits, 179D Commercial Building Deductions.   Steve has been instrumental in the significant growth of two specialty tax firms. 

Steve holds a BS in Public Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Sioux Falls. Steve grew up in Long Prairie, Minnesota and came to Sioux Falls to play basketball at Augustana University in 1999 and has never left.  Steve is married to Lindsay Ruda and they have 2 children, Matthew and Gracie.  Steve is also very involved as an umpire and the Co-Ed deputy commissioner for South Dakota USA Softball.