Bill Woodruff

Managing Director

Areas of Expertise

Asset Allocation
Tax Strategies
Retirement Planning
Estate Planning
Real Estate Strategies

Qualifications & Experience

  • BBA Finance, University of Portland
  • CAIA
Portland, OR


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Words to Live By

Probability is not a mere computation of odds on the dice or more complicated variants; it is the acceptance of the lack of certainty in our knowledge and the development of methods for dealing with our ignorance.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Client Experience Professionals

Team Members

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Bill has dedicated his career to maximizing the probability of successful outcomes for his clients – focusing on the removal of unnecessary complexity, risks, and fees over his 20 years of investing and wealth services experiences. With a $1 million household minimum, each of Bill's clients receives a multi-expert team approach, including senior wealth planners and client experience professionals, with tailored investing and personalized wealth planning solutions.

Bill has a diverse multi-asset class investing background and has been responsible for the management of hedge funds and a mutual fund. The mutual fund business started by Bill was acquired by Fortress Investment Group (FIG), after which he served as a Managing Director at Fortress. Bill founded the independent RIA, WealthFactor, in 2017 – which was merged into Farther in 2022.

Bill resides in Lake Oswego, OR, with his wife, Nicole; three sons, Henry, Thayer, and Griffin; and Goldendoodle, Goldie. He enjoys traveling, spending time at the lake (Lake Oswego), and coaching youth sports.