Northwestern Mutual Receives Top Workplaces Award in South Carolina

Columbia, S.C. – August 11, 2021 – Northwestern Mutual, a leading financial security company, recently received recognition as one of the Top Workplaces in South Carolina for the fourth consecutive year. Northwestern Mutual’s South Carolina offices were ranked sixth out of the 31 companies included in the ranking of companies with 35-149 employees. With district offices in Greenville, Charleston and Columbia, Northwestern Mutual has approximately 150 financial advisors, representatives and support staff in South Carolina.

“Our people are the power behind Northwestern Mutual, and we work hard to support a high-performance culture where everyone’s opinions are valued and they feel supported to have a rewarding career at our firm,” said John Tripoli, managing director of Northwestern Mutual – Greenville, Spartanburg and Asheville.

“Our ability to succeed as a financial industry leader hinges on a key element, bringing out the best in our people and nurturing their independent spirit, self-discipline and a strong work ethic,” said Chad Dowdy, managing director of Northwestern Mutual – Columbia. “We offer financial representatives unlimited earning potential that comes with working for yourself by helping clients protect and plan for their financial future.”

“We offer something you seldom find – autonomy and the freedom to control your destiny, income and career,” said Chrys Kanos, managing director of Northwestern Mutual – Charleston. “Northwestern Mutual is well-positioned to serve clients with dedicated financial advisors and employees who enjoy serving our clients and our communities.”

In addition to the Top Workplaces in South Carolina recognition, Northwestern Mutual also ranks in America’s Top 15 internships in financial services and career development from the Vault Guide to Internships 2021. For 25 years, Northwestern Mutual has ranked among America’s Top 25 internships nationally among all industries and non-profits.

Top Workplaces in South Carolina is an annual list is based on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey measures 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of any organization, including alignment, execution and connection.

About Northwestern Mutual
Northwestern Mutual has been helping people and businesses achieve financial security for more than 160 years. Through a holistic planning approach, Northwestern Mutual combines the expertise of its financial professionals with a personalized digital experience and industry-leading products to help its clients plan for what’s most important. With $308.8 billion in total assets, $31.1 billion in revenues, and $2 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.75 million people with life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, and brokerage and advisory services. The company manages more than $200 billion of investments owned by its clients and held or managed through its wealth management and investment services businesses. Northwestern Mutual ranks 90 on the 2021 FORTUNE 500 and is recognized by FORTUNE® as one of the “World’s Most Admired” life insurance companies in 2021.

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI (life and disability insurance, annuities, and life insurance with long-term care benefits) and its subsidiaries. Subsidiaries include Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC (NMIS) (investment brokerage services), broker-dealer, registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC; the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company® (NMWMC) (investment advisory and services), federal savings bank; and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company (NLTC) (long-term care insurance).


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