Team of Financial Advisors

Our team of advisors share a goal of helping people. We aim to provide honest advice to help you develop a path to navigate challenges and enjoy your success.

Tom McFarland

Founder and President

Tom McFarland, Boston Financial AdvisorTom McFarland founded Darrow Wealth Management in 1987 to be a selective wealth management firm that could provide honest advice and tailored options to meet the needs of a diverse client base.

Tom’s specialty is listening to discover what is most important to clients and their families. He’s proud that the firm can be flexible and adaptable in serving the best interests of a family, often over generations. As a second-generation family business, Tom is thrilled to work alongside his daughter, Kristin McKenna.

Kristin McKenna, CFP®

Managing Director and Wealth Advisor

Kristin McFarland CFP, Boston Financial AdvisorKristin (McFarland) McKenna is the Managing Director and a Wealth Advisor at Darrow Wealth Management. Kristin is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. As a chronic planner from a young age, Kristin enjoys helping clients uncover ways to optimize their current strategy and develop a path to reach their lifestyle goals.

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Boston, MA, Concord, MAAn avid writer, Kristin is frequently published in the national news media. She is currently a Senior Contributor at Forbes and has been published by U.S. News & World Report, TheStreet, Business Insider, and the National Association of  Personal Financial Advisors Magazine, with quotes in MarketWatch, Huffpost, and Golf Magazine, among others.

Tatyana Karayeva, CFP®, CIMA®

Wealth Advisor

Tatyana is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and Certified Investment Management Analyst®. She believes in a holistic approach to Wealth Management, beginning with thorough understanding of client’s goals, aspirations, and family dynamics.

Tatyana works with clients to help them grow and manage their wealth, helping families seamlessly shift from wealth accumulation to preservation. She particularly enjoys developing comprehensive, customized financial plans for individuals, families, and business owners.

Tatyana holds an Investment Management Theory and Practice Certification from the Yale School of Management and studied Finance and Accounting at the University of Massachusetts. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics from the Kazan Federal University in Russia. Prior to joining Darrow Wealth Management, Tatyana was a Financial Advisor and Financial Planning Specialist at Morgan Stanley. Tatyana is a member of the Advisor Professional Committee at Brookline Community Foundation, Women in Engineering, Science and Technology, and Healthcare Business Association. 

Michelle Wells, CFA®

Portfolio Manager and Wealth Advisor

Michelle Wells, Boston Financial AdvisorMichelle Wells brings over twenty years of experience in the fields of financial planning and investment management to her work at Darrow Wealth Management. Michelle has been with the company since 1988. She now leads the portfolio management and trading for the firm, as well as the operations and compliance.

Michelle is a savvy financial analyst with a deep tenacity for knowledge. She embraces a geopolitical perspective and believes in not overreacting to changing market environments.