What Sets Us Apart

My team and I deliver comprehensive, customized financial plans to families, business owners and farmers in Central Minnesota. As someone who can relate to the majority of my clients as a business owner, father, and husband myself, I take pride in building relationships with our clients and learning about their most important goals and dreams.  Knowing that we all lead busy lives, I believe it’s important to push pause to put a plan in place in order to help protect the family, business, or lifestyle you love and appreciate. We work as your partner to implement your vision, modifying your plan as your life and priorities change.

The Northwestern Mutual Difference

We make plans for people, not just money. So no matter your goals, we have access to top rated products and services to help you meet each one.

  • Best Life Insurance Company ranked by NerdWallet, 2019 to 20201
  • AAA, Aaa, and AA+ the highest financial strength ratings of any life insurer from all four major rating agencies2
  • Top 10 U.S. Independent Investment Broker-Dealers3
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2Northwestern Mutual continues to have the highest financial strength ratings awarded to any U.S. life insurer by all four of the major rating agencies: A.M. Best Company, A++ (highest), April 2020; Fitch Ratings, AAA (highest), August 2020; Moody’s Investors Service, Aaa (highest), December 2020; S&P Global Ratings, AA+ (second highest), June 2020. Third-party ratings are subject to change. Ratings are for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company.

3Measured by 2020 total revenues. Ranking for Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC. Sources: Financial Advisor magazine and Investment News, April 2021.

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