Alanna Paiva, CFP®

Associate Director, Client Advisory

Alanna is a Senior Associate in the Client Advisory group at TwinFocus where she serves clients’ daily needs and provides administrative support.


Prior to joining TwinFocus, Alanna worked at the Harvard School of Public Health for seven years, initially in Finance & Accounting, and ultimately as a Grants Manager & Supervisor. Alanna holds her Series 65 and is a duly Registered Investment Advisor as well as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™.


Alanna is a graduate of Bentley University’s five-year program where she earned both her Bachelor’s Degree and MBA. Her undergraduate majors were Corporate Finance & Accounting, and Global Perspectives. Her MBA concentrations were in Finance and Management.


Born in Boston, Alanna moved to Brazil at the age of three. Her first language is Portuguese and she became fluent in English as a young child. After returning to Boston with her family, Alanna attended and graduated from the prestigious Boston Latin School. Like any true Brazilian and Bostonian, she enjoys all sports from soccer to hockey and football. She also volunteers in several local nonprofits and loves to travel.