Taina is an Financial Advisor at Pacific Northwest Wealth Management. Taina brings 25 years of financial industry experience to our office. Her background includes employment with financial advising firms, credit unions, banks, and mutual fund companies where she gained specialized knowledge of retirement 401(k) plans, financial planning, consumer lending, and tax preparation. She holds the National Social Security Advisors, NSSA designation giving her additional expertise in the area of Social Security Benefits and claiming strategies.
She moved to the Financial Advising area of the finance world in 2009 and draws on her background in the financial industry to convey information in an understandable way to clients. Her goal is to work with her clients to create an individualized plan that helps put them on the road to reaching their financial goals. With her broad experience in the financial industry, she can quickly answer many of the questions and concerns clients may have and ensure their needs are met. She starts her client relationships on a foundation of trust and understanding and aims to deliver an exceptional experience during the financial planning process.
Taina earned her Bachelor’s degree from Whitworth University where she studied International Political Economy with an emphasis in economics and German.
Taina is a native of the Northwest, born and raised in the Portland area. She explored the world through professional skating, and a college foreign exchange program and has traveled to 38 of the US states as well as Japan, and Europe. She chose to return to the Northwest to settle down and currently resides in La Center, WA with her husband of 23 years and their teenage son. Her favorite activities include figure skating, photography, scrapbooking, gardening, and canning.