Northwestern Mutual

Financial Representative Success Stories

Create your own success story as a Northwestern Mutual financial representative. 

Whether you’ve just graduated or are looking for a more satisfying career where you can make an impact on others, Northwestern Mutual may be the fit you’ve been looking for. Gain insight from successful financial representatives who were once in your shoes.

  • Sara Samuels
    J.D.
    Financial Representative
    1 N Wacker Dr Ste 4600
    Chicago, IL 60606-2841
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    Learn how the skills Sara developed as an attorney, such as planning, a strong work ethic and thinking on your feet, directly contribute to her success as a financial representative. 

  • Scott Goldstein
    CLU®, ChFC®, CFP®
    Wealth Management Advisor
    1 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 4600
    Chicago, IL 60606-2841
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    "I saw many in their mid-40s who were very unhappy in their previous careers. So, I decided to take my sales skills and transfer them where I would have more independence, flexibility, and an opportunity to be rewarded based upon my own talent and skills."

    Read more about how Scott transferred his television advertising sales skills into a career as a wealth management advisor.

  • James O'Hara
    CLU®, ChFC®, CLTC
    Financial Advisor
    5655 S. Yosemite Street, Suite 100
    Greenwood Village, CO 80111-3219
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    “Since beginning with Northwestern Mutual, I've learned I am capable of more than I ever thought I could do.”

    Hear career advice from James O’Hara, who was formerly a family therapist.