Tarah Carlow

Director of Marketing & Engagement
Prospera Financial




Tarah is Senior Vice President, Marketing & Engagement for Prospera Financial Services. As such, she drives the firm’s marketing, branding and recruiting initiatives. She has served on industry panels and conducted numerous seminars in her field of expertise, which includes recruiting, service and marketing for the broker-dealer marketplace. She has also published numerous white papers and articles on industry-specific topics.


Prior to joining Prospera, Tarah began in the business as a technical analyst at Dain Bosworth. Upon moving to Richmond Virginia in 1995, she began a career at Wheat First Securities and First Clearing. She held a variety of roles within First Clearing including Director of Finance, Risk Manager and Chief Administrative Officer. In 2004, she was named President of FA Recruiting Services, LLC and built and operated the entity until her departure in 2007.


Tarah graduated from the University of Nebraska with a BS in Finance and later received a certificate from the Security Industry Institute’s three-year program at The Wharton School.