Management Team

The success of our group can be directly attributed to the high quality of leadership and the strength of our management team. Our goal is to ensure the continued success of our financial representatives by providing the proper guidance and support to help them experience both personal and professional growth.

 
 Dante P Pizzuti

Dante P Pizzuti, CLU®, CLTC, RICP®

Managing Director
dante.pizzuti@nm.com
Office 920-435-7597

My Networks: LinkedIn

After beginning his career in 1993 upstate New York and acting as College Unit Director there, Dante moved to Toledo Ohio and grew as Recruiting Field Director. After being granted the Managing Director position in Green Bay, Wisconsin in 2006, Dante began the unique challenge of balancing his personal practice with managing Green Bay's District Network Office. As Managing Director, Dante's goal is to manage the organization by growing a strong Field Staff and Field Leaders in order to assist in successfully recruiting and developing new Financial Representatives and Advisors.

Dante has served in the Leadership Development Program, acted as a Specialist within the Blevons Network Office, and maintains a direct Mentor relationship with Network Office Leaders and Green Bay's Leaders and associates.

Dante is passionate about impacting and giving back to the Greater Green Bay community. His District Network Office is actively involved in donating time and resources to numerous community organizations, and supports company-wide initiatives that contribute to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and Startlight Foundation funding.

 
 Jacob A Underwood

Jacob A Underwood

Field Director
Office 920-435-7597

My Networks: Facebook

After beginning his career in the Klinger Network Office of Toledo, Ohio, Jake grew as the most tenured Growth and Development Director at Northestern Mutual Green Bay. Jake is responsible for identifying high quality individuals in the community and introducing them to a career with Northwestern Mutual. Jake oversees all new Financial Representative and Advisor development across the District, and maintains individual Mentor relationships with Green Bay's associates, providing direction and coaching. Jake also focuses on developing new Leaders for the Blevons Network Office.

While giving his time in a Leadership capacity, Jake also runs his own practice, exemplifying the diligence and hard work that goes into a successful career at Northwesern Mutual.

 
 Jacob D Schmahl

Jacob D Schmahl, RICP®, CLTC®, B.S.

Recruiting Field Director
Office 920-435-7597

My Networks: LinkedIn

After graduating from the College Internship Program himself, Jake grew as College Unit Director within the Bohannon Network Office, involved in College Financial Representative recruitment and development. Jake is now responsible for identifying high quality professionals in the Greater Green Bay community and introducing them to a career with Northwestern Mutual. Jake maintains a Mentor relationship with his full-time Financial Representatives and Advisors, providing direction and coaching.

While giving his time in a Leadership capacity, Jake also runs his own practice, exemplifying the diligence and hard work that goes into a successful career at Northwesern Mutual.

 
 David Mesa

David Mesa, CLTC®, B.S.

Recruiting Field Director
Office 920-435-7597

After graduating from the College Internship Program himself, David became involved in College Financial Representative recruitment and development. David is now responsible for identifying high quality professionals in the community and introducing them to a career with Northwestern Mutual. David maintains a Mentor relationship with his full-time Financial Representatives and Advisors, providing direction and coaching.

While giving his time in a Leadership capacity, David also runs his own practice, exemplifying the diligence and hard work that goes into a successful career at Northwesern Mutual.

 

Brynna L Coutley

Director of Campus Selection
brynna.coutley@nm.com
Office 920-739-1155

Brynna earned her degree in Health Promotion & Wellness with a Minor in Nutrition from University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. Upon her return to De Pere, WI she began at Northwestern Mutual in 2015 as the Director of Campus Selection. She has a passion for helping others and being involved in the community. When she is not working, she is spending time with family & friends and/or playing sports of some sort.

 

Cheryl L Donaldson

Director of Selection
cheryl.donaldson@nm.com
Office 920-739-1155

My Networks: LinkedIn

Cheryl brings over 25 years of financial knowledge in her role as Director of Selection.  A lifelong resident of De Pere and former business owner she has strong ties in the community, which helps her to identifying high quality individuals and introduce them to a rewarding career with Northwestern Mutual.

 
 Christopher K Knutson

Christopher K Knutson

Director of Development
chris.knutson@nm.com
Office 920-739-1155

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