Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisor: 2018, 2019, 2020

Scott L. Woods

Managing Director
swoods@rwbaird.com

A graduate of the University of Florida, Scott Woods started his career as a financial advisor with AG Edwards in Sarasota, FL in 1982. In 1994, still with AG Edwards, Woods and his family relocated to Durango, CO to experience life in the Rocky Mountains. After more than 29 years with AG Edwards and its successor firms, Woods joined Baird in January 2012.

Since 2005, Scott and his wife, Ford, have split their time between Durango, CO and Sarasota, FL. In their spare time, they enjoy traveling, live music, cooking, boating on the west coast of Florida, and exploring 4x4 trails in the San Juan Mountains. Scott & Ford have two grown children, Meredith and Charles.

An active community member, Woods has been a member of numerous charitable organizations including Kiwanis, Sertoma, Rotary, United Way, Music in the Mountains, and the Durango Foundation for Educational Excellence.

Licenses
Series 7, 8, 63, & 65
Insurance license (Life, Health, & Variable Annuity) in the following states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, IA, KS, MD, MA, MI, MN, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OR, TN, TX, UT, VT, VI, WI

Meredith M. Woods, CFP®

Financial Advisor
mrees@rwbaird.com

Meredith began her career in the securities industry in 2011 with Wells Fargo Advisors. In March 2012 she transitioned to Baird to partner with her father, Scott, and Dana McGuire and to form The Woods Group.

Meredith holds an BA from Rollins College and an MA from the University of Florida. In her spare time, she enjoys equestrian sports, golf, cooking, skiing, and travel.

Licenses:
Series 7 & 66
Insurance license (Life, Health, & Variable Annuity) in the following states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, IA, KS, MD, MA, MI, MN, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OH, OR, TN, TX, UT, VT, VI, WI

Dana McGuire, AAMS®

Senior Client Specialist

Dana began her career in the financial industry in 1995 after transitioning from a successful real estate background. She has been a partner with Scott Woods for more than 25 years developing and maintaining client services. She is dedicated to exceeding her client's expectations and imparting first class customer service.

Dana earned her bachelor's degree from Southwest Texas State University.

She will tell you that she is blessed to live near the banks of the Animas River in Durango, Colorado with her husband, Joe Bob, where cooking is a passion. She also enjoys gardening, hiking, cross-country skiing, and traveling.

 

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