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Meet the Team

At our firm, we have the client—and only the client—in mind.

Eric Tarver, CFP®

Family Wealth Planner

(208) 343-2001

eric.tarver@woodtarver.com

Born and raised in Tennessee, Eric received both his Undergraduate and Master’s Degree in Accounting with a minor in Finance from the University of Mississippi. Eric began his career at KPMG, a worldwide Big 4 accounting firm. Eric catered to clients all over the pacific Northwest. Eric is a second generation financial advisor with a passion for making work optional for our clients. He works closely with families and business owners to help develop customized strategies related to financial planning and investments.

Eric is a volunteer member of 100ADA, a giving circle of professionals supporting local non-profits in Ada County. He’s also a board member of The First Tee of Idaho. Eric spends his spare time with his wife Jamie, his adorable sons Marshall and Jackson, and dogs Maya and Moose. Don’t be surprised to run into Eric on a mountain top or wading in the streams as he enjoys mountain biking, fly-fishing, skiing, and hiking with his dogs.

Education

  • University of Mississippi – Finance
  • University of Mississippi – Masters

Licenses

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®)

Community

  • 100 ADA
  • Make a Wish Foundation
  • 100 Men for Good
  • Board member of The First Tee of Idaho

Nathan Tarver, CFP®, CPA

Family Wealth Planner

208-343-2001

nathan.tarver@woodtarver.com

Nathan grew up in Memphis, Tennessee before leaving to attend the University of Arkansas where he obtained Undergraduate Degrees in both Accounting and Finance along with a Master's Degree in Accounting. He then started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, an international Big 4 accounting firm, where he worked with private equity funds and registered funds with multi-billion dollar assets under management. Prior to joining Wood Tarver, he worked in Dallas, Texas as a financial advisor with a focus on multi-generational families and self-employed individuals looking to incorporate their business into all aspects of their financial plan. 

Nathan enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife Alena, his son Preston, and their golden retriever Daisy Mae.


Education

  • University of Arkansas - Accounting & Finance
  • University of Arkansas - Master of Accountancy

Licenses

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) 

This firm is not a CPA firm.

Amanda Writer

Operations Specialist

(208) 343-2001

amanda.writer@woodtarver.com

Amanda is experienced in securities trading, financial account operations, and administration. She grew up in Sun Valley, Idaho. After playing tennis for Whitman College, she graduated from Boise State University with a degree in Economics. Amanda is currently designated as a Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist (CRPS®).

You can find Amanda hiking, alpine skiing, or playing league tennis with her family and friends.

Jordan Boyd

Operations Specialist

(208) 343-2001

jordan.boyd@woodtarver.com

A Northern California native, Jordan fell in love with Boise for its small town yet big city feel. After earning her degree in Communication with a certificate in Leadership & HR from Boise State University, Jordan began her career at Wood Tarver.

As an Operations Specialist, Jordan handles opening new accounts, account transfers and rollovers, and assisting clients with day-to-day tasks.

In her spare time, Jordan loves to cycle and spend time with her family and friends. 

Lorena Gonzalez

Communications and Events Coordinator

208-343-2001

lorena.gonzalez@woodtarver.com

Lorena is a Mexican native, but an Idahoan at heart. She takes pride in being the first person clients meet or speak with when contacting or visiting our office. She oversees daily client communication and event planning. 

When she is not at the office, you can find her embarking on new adventures with her husband, Joel, and four beautiful children, Jay, Jodie, Leo, and Jamie. 

Lily Matriarch

Greeter & Matriarch

And here is a picture of Lily, the matriarch of our firm. On special days, she comes to the office and makes sure we are running things right.

July 19th, 1961-May 30th, 2022

Accolades

Inaugural ICON Award

Inaugural ICON Award

Recognized by the Idaho Business Review with the 2018 Inaugural ICON Award for business leaders who contribute to the community

Raymond James Leadership Award

Raymond James Leadership Award

The Raymond James 2018 Leadership Award for community involvement and fiduciary diligence

Kelly Wood

Kelly Wood

The University of Idaho 2019 Jim Lyle Award for business leadership and contributing to community causes

Women's Choice Award

Women's Choice Award

The Women’s Choice Award for a highly recommended Financial Advisor by Women for Women

Idaho Business Review Top Financial Planner Award

Idaho Business Review Top Financial Planner Award

We are honored and humbled to be among the Top Ranked Wealth Management Firms in Idaho by Idaho Business Review Top Financial Planner

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Client Centered

Client Centered

Whether you are investing to build wealth, protect your family, or preserve your assets, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and long-term goals.

Our team of professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you.