Our team of highly experienced advisors and support staff have over 60 years combined experience in wealth planning. The professional designations and credentials which we have earned allow us to share with our clients the latest and most forward thinking strategies in financial planning, wealth management, and tax minimization.
President & Senior Financial Planner
Paul is the CEO and Founder of Arista Wealth Management. He provides consulting services to public and private institutions as well as high-net-worth families. Paul is proud to have received the 2019 and 2017 Five Star Wealth Manager Award. In 2017, Arista Wealth Management was named a Financial Times Top 300 Ranked Advisory Firm in the United States and manages nearly $500 million in assets.
Paul has 22 years of experience in wealth planning. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Managerial Finance from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and his MBA from Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA. Paul is a Registered Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) through Fi360 and completed the CFP training.
Paul has served the Las Vegas and National communities for many years as the Vice President of Finance & Endowment for the local Boy Scouts of America council. He serves as the National Religious Relations Chairman overseeing 600,000 youth in the United States for the Boy Scouts of America. He also serves as a Foundation Trustee for the College of Southern Nevada. Paul and his wife, Kathryn, have been married for more than 29 years and have three sons, Tyler, Jacob, and Andrew, and their first grandson Bradley.
Martin has been a member of Arista Wealth Management team since December 2021.
Martin is a partner at Lewis, Kaufman & Co., P.C. established in 1983. Martin developed his accounting skills working for Mesa Petroleum Company working on joint interest billings and off-shore operations.
Martin received his Bachelors degree in Accounting with emphasis in Petroleum Accounting, from Texas Tech University in 1982. He also served as a former adjunct professor at Wayland Baptist University.
Over the years, Martin has been involved in management consulting for a wide variety of West Texas clients. He has developed a recognized specialty in the agricultural, financial institution & healthcare industries, including single and multi-physician medical practices. Mr. Lewis has contributed to the growth of the firm and is deeply committed to client service and to the personal and professional growth of his associates. Martin was elevated to stockholder in 1991.
Mr. Lewis has been very active in the professional accounting field, having active memberships for a number of years with the American Institute of C.P.A.s, Texas Society of C.P.A.s, National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives and the Management of Accounting Practice - West Texas Chapter.
Martin and his lovely wife, Trina, attend Harvest Christian Fellowship. He enjoys working out and spending time with his three adult children, friends, and family.
Director of Financial Planning
Jordan works as the director of financial planning and senior planner at Arista Wealth Management. Jordan has over eight years of experience as a financial planner. Jordan received his Master of Finance degree with an emphasis in personal financial planning at the College for Financial Planning. Throughout his tenure as an advisor, Jordan has earned the Accredited Domestic Partnership Advisor™, Accredited Wealth Management Advisor™, Certified Financial Planner ™, Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist™ and Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow™ designations. Jordan also earned California life, health and variable contracts insurance licenses.
Jordan offers pro bono financial planning for Homes for Our Troops, a nonprofit organization and is an active CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™ mentor aiding CFP® candidates with exam preparation.
Jordan married his beautiful wife Amy in 2021, enjoys spending time with family, gardening and exercising.
Dr. Larry Call is a Financial Advisor for Arista Wealth Management. Larry was a founder and developer of highly successful dental practices in Colorado and Alaska where he created opportunities for new dentists and brought in support staff to make the offices profitable and successful. He has 25 years of experience in developing dental businesses and caring for patients. Dr. Call is committed to help Arista attain the highest standard of customer care and satisfaction. He has been a client of Arista Wealth for 10 years and is now assisting other successful professionals and entrepreneurs to obtain their financial goals.
Larry grew up in northern Utah and has been married to his wife, Paula, for 36 years. They have one daughter, three sons and three grandkids. He graduated from Utah State University in 1985 and Creighton Dental School in 1990. He has spent decades volunteering for Boy Scouts of America and church service. Larry loves to sail and has traveled around the world and has been fortunate to see many diverse places in this world.
Lead Financial Planner
Zachary T. Taylor received his Master of Finance (MSF) through the University of Utah. He earned his credentials as a Certified Financial Planners through Texas A&M University. He works as the Lead Financial Planner at Arista Wealth Management where he is responsible for designing customized investment solutions for clients.
Previous to this position he was an Investments Solutions Representative at Fidelity Investments. He was also a former student professor of College Success at Brigham Young University-Idaho. He led a university training program covering the fundamentals of financial analysis, risk tolerance, estate planning, investment strategies, and client portfolio management.
Colleagues would describe him as honest, personable, knowledgeable, and driven. During his time off, Zachary enjoys traveling with his wife, camping with his family, volunteering in his church, as well as playing the guitar.
Associate Financial Planner
Preston graduated with a Bachelors in Financial Economics from BYU-Idaho. He has a passion for learning, solving complex problems, and helping others. At BYU-Idaho he was a member of the Wealth Management Society. Preston has experience working with people from all walks of life.
Preston was born and raised in Meridian, Idaho and loves the outdoors. In his free time he enjoys playing sports, target shooting, powerlifting, and spending time with his wife and dog.
Director of Client Services
Lisa’s passion is ensuring that each client and their family’s needs are met by going above and beyond to deliver results and exceptional customer service with every client interaction. While Lisa’s roles are many, her primary focus is on simplifying the lives of those we work with so they can enjoy the wealth they have created. This includes correspondence with our client’s other professionals, account maintenance, and processing wires.
Lisa has 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. She began her career at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management in Los Angeles and has successfully supervised many teams and individuals over the course of her career.
Lisa was born and raised in Bronx, New York. For the last 16 years she has enjoyed living in Las Vegas with her three daughters. Lisa graduated from Iona College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Studies and a minor in Spanish. She loves to ski, go to the beach, and enjoys all things Disney.
Client Service Associate
Lori has a keen interest in life and people. As Arista’s Client Service Associate, Lori brought with her over 27 years of experience working in various sectors of the financial industry. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management from Cal State University of San Bernardino with a minor in Information Systems.
Lori previously worked at well-known corporations such as Citi, HSBC, Business Bank of California, Arrowhead Credit Union, and Finance of America Mortgage LLC. Through her professional journey, she has had the privilege to work with clients in different capacities and is dedicated to continuing excellent services here at Arista.
Lori enjoys spending quality time with her husband and 3 daughters. Her hobbies and interest include hiking, reading, and anything that involve artistic expression (such as music, paintings, fashion, theater, etc).
Director of Operations
Nicole joined Arista after working 10+ years in the Las Vegas Hospitality Industry. She worked as a high level office manager and assistant to multiple operating partners in all aspects of hotel food and beverage. Nicole received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Hospitality Administration from The University of Nevada Las Vegas.
She is originally from Long Island, New York but has spent a majority of her life here in Las Vegas. She is an avid hockey fan and hockey parent to a teenage son. She enjoys watching her son play hockey and traveling with his team throughout the season. She also is a crafter and enjoys DIY projects. She is a go-getter and brings a lot of innovation and ideas to the team.
Client Communications Manager
Samantha Foster has over 10 years of experience in Marketing for companies in a wide range of industries as well as entrepreneurial experience. As the Client Communications Manager, she is responsible for building brand recognition for Arista Wealth Management to increase new clients, retention and referrals that ultimate build the firm. Samantha’s fulfillment in her career comes from working with genuine, honest and ethically-driven companies that care about their staff and clients.
Samantha is dedicated to philanthropic efforts to help underserved individuals, especially youth. As such, she serves as an Advisory Board Member for the Sambhavya Foundation, a youth mental health nonprofit in Nepal.
In her free time, Samantha enjoys spending time with her family, doing creative activities like painting and writing, and maintaining her physical health through dance and yoga.
Elyssa Douds grew up in New Mexico and has lived in Las Vegas for 2 years. She has a passion for providing effective administrative support to various departments. She is a highly organized person who finds importance in detail and communication. Elyssa is a pro at juggling tasks efficiently to best manage her time and meet deadlines. During her free time Elyssa enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family.