Our Distribution Growth Ventures Team

We think differently about growth

Our strong and diverse team combines deep institutional knowledge with varied expertise in Northwestern Mutual's distribution system, practice management, mergers & acquisitions, and fintech to help grow our distribution system.

Joe Roblee

Joe Roblee, Vice President

Distribution Growth

As Vice President Distribution Growth, Joe Roblee leads a team

Milan Suri

Milan Suri, Senior Director

Venture and Growth Capital

Milan joined DGV from IA Capital Group, an insurtech/fintech

Dawn Werner

Dawn Werner, Senior Director


Dawn has deep Northwestern Mutual experience, having led a

Michael Harris

Michael Harris, Senior Director

Management Consultant and Innovation Leader

Michael has deep experience supporting Northwestern Mutual's

Ajay Banerjee

Ajay Banerjee, Senior Director

Growth and Venture Investing

Ajay has broad experience in the financial services industry in

Lorraine Hastings

Lorraine Hastings, Assistant Director

Mergers & Acquisitions

Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual in 2020, Lorraine amassed

Michael Schoos

Michael Schoos, Assistant Director

Distribution Growth Ventures

Michael joined Northwestern Mutual in 2020 to develop a

Thomas Steinbrenner

Thomas Steinbrenner, Consultant

Systems and Process Improvement

Thomas has a depth and breadth of experience at Northwestern

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