Tara L. Scottino is Principal and Vice President of Financial Planning and Senior Wealth Manager at True North Advisors. A Certified Financial Planner™, Tara joined True North in 2014 bringing extensive experience in financial planning and portfolio management for high net worth clients. Prior to joining True North, Tara was Senior Vice President for Carter Financial Management where she was responsible for financial planning services as well as oversight of the firm’s daily office operations. Earlier in her career, she held senior level financial and wealth planning roles at The Capital Chart Room, LTD, Wells Fargo Private Client Group and Merrill Lynch.
Tara has been listed in D Magazine: Best Financial Planners (2015-2017). She is past president of the DFW Chapter of the Financial Planning Association and FPA NexGen, and has served on the National FPA Chapter Leadership Advisory Council and National FPA Experience Task Force. She is served on the board of trustees for the Foundation for Financial Planning for seven years.
Tara also serves on boards and committees of several local nonprofit organizations. She is a graduate of Leadership McKinney, past president of Captain Hope’s Kids, and is currently involved with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training. She also volunteers and fosters for Cat Matchers.
Tara holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Texas A&M University. In her spare time, Tara enjoys running, cycling and swimming, as well as any other outdoor activity. She has completed many marathons and triathlons, including five Ironman distance triathlons.