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Meet the Team

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

Eric Tarver

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. In his spare time, Eric spends time with his wife Jamie, his adorable son Marshall, and two 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.

Practice Areas

  • Pre-retirees
  • Women Investors
  • Business Owners
  • Young Investors with High Savings

Education

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

Community

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

Amanda Writer

Operations Associate

(208) 343-2001

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 Associate

(208) 343-2001

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

In her spare time, Jordan loves to travel. You can find her exploring new places all around the world or right here in the beautiful state of Idaho.

Lorena Gonzalez

Communications & Event Planning

(208) 343-2001

Lorena joined the Wood Tarver team with over ten years of office administration experience. Her passion is to help clients in any way she can, and finds joy in watching them live life to the fullest.

Nothing makes Lorena more joyful than planning events and being the first person a client meets or speaks when contacting or visiting the office. She is a fully bilingual Spanish speaking mother of four beautiful children. Lorena loves how Boise has all four seasons. Lorena is adventurous and enjoys hiking, swimming, cooking and making new friends.

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.