Executive Vice President
Tara Kinateder is an executive vice president, a member of Ferguson Wellman’s wealth management team and is a member of the firm’s Global Sustainable Investing strategy team. Kinateder is a portfolio manager with over 15 years of experience working with individuals and families concentrated in Oregon and Washington. She specializes in wealth management planning and preservation through asset allocation and cash flow analysis. Kinateder is passionate about guiding individuals and families as they plan for their financial futures by focusing on long-term goals and helping them navigate ongoing life changes.
Kinateder joined the firm in 2017 after five years with U.S. Trust as a private client advisor and market leader for the Portland office. Prior to U.S. Trust, she worked for Bernstein Wealth Management as a financial advisor and strategic consultant, respectively.
Raised in Georgia, Kinateder earned her B.A. from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia, with a double major in journalism and business, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She received a certificate in personal financial planning from the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business and a certificate in investment strategies and portfolio management from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.
Kinateder serves as Chair of the Classic Wines Auction board and has been a board member since 2014; she is also current chair of the annual Wine Auction. Kinateder chairs the Arlington Club Entertainment Committee and is a member of the House Committee. Also, Kinateder is a past board member and finance committee member of the Oregon Food Bank and a past board member for the Oregon Repertory Singers.
Kinateder and her husband, Eddie, live in Lake Oswego and enjoy playing outdoor sports, traveling, and cooking for friends and family in their free time.