Associates

Our financial representatives have an incredible opportunity to positively impact people’s lives - the lives of their clients, their families and those in their communities. They take this responsibility seriously and so do we. We provide them with the training and support they need to ensure their success, but we know it is their productive work ethic, strong relationship skills and professionalism that make them extraordinary.

 
 Cristin L Goetzka

Cristin L Goetzka

Director of Operations
cristin.goetzka@nm.com

Cristin joined Northwestern Mutual in fall of 2013. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a minor in Organizational Communication from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. She is fully licensed in life, health, and disability insurance. She is also a Registered Representative with Northwestern Mutual Investment Services holding her Series 6 and 63 FINRA registrations.

Cristin is responsible for handling questions related to our clients’ risk and investment portfolios, and addressing their investment needs and questions. Those items include, but are not limited to:

  • Personal Planning Analysis
  • NMIS trades
  • Supply quotes – life, disability income, long term care
  • Schedule insurance exams
  • Provide policy/investment values
  • Expedite owner/beneficiary changes
  • Process changes to your billing methods

In her free time, Cristin enjoys sporting clay tournaments, gourmet cooking, and spending time outdoors with her husband Adam and their two dogs, Derbie and Mumford.

 
 Kiara Strunk

Kiara Strunk

Recruiting Coordinator
kiara.strunk@nm.com

Kiara joined Northwestern Mutual in October of 2016. Kiara attended the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater to obtain a degree in Communications and Marketing. Kiara has a strong background in customer service and she is excited to take the role of helping the organization prosper and grow. 

Kiara is responsible for:

  • Scheduling internal meetings
  • Welcoming referrals and networking opportunities
  • Coordinating clients and special events
  • Contracting and licensing process
  • Marketing and promotions
  • Office management and coordination

Kiara and her husband Jeremy have been married since January of 2016. They love spending time with family, friends and dog (Gigi), especially outdoors. In her free time Kiara enjoys playing softball and volleyball, as well as ice-fishing and shooting her bow. 

 
 Laura McManama

Laura McManama

Associate Financial Advisor
laura.mcmanama@nm.com

Laura joined Northwestern Mutual in May of 2014 as part of the internship program. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Upon graduation, she joined the team full-time. She is fully licensed in life, health, disability, and long-term care insurance. She is also a Registered Representitive with Northwestern Mutual Investment Services holding her Series 6 and 63 FINRA registrations.

Laura is responsible for:

  • Assisting with meeting preparation
  • Scheduling insurance exams
  • Submitting insurance applications
  • Managing the underwriting process of pending applications
  • Preparing policies for delivery and requirement follow up
  • Processing service work request for current clients
    • Update Client Information
    • Expedite owner/beneficiary/policy changes
    • Premium payment questions

In her free time, Laura enjoys spending time with her family and friends, as well as her puppy, Little Miss Mae “Missy”. She also loves to travel and one day hopes to go to Rio de Janeiro. During the summer months, you can typically find Laura on the volleyball and tennis courts. Rain or shine, she’s always up for a good game!

 
 Nicole M Doty

Nicole M Doty


nicole.m.doty@nm.com

Nicole joined Northwestern Mutual in the summer of 2017. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with a minor in Art from Cardinal Stritch University. She is fully licensed in life, health, and disability insurance. 

Nicole is responsible for:

  • Assisting with meeting preparation
  • Scheduling insurance exams
  • Submitting insurance applications
  • Managing the underwriting process of pending applications
  • Preparing policies for delivery and requirement follow up
  • Processing service work request for current clients
    • Update Client Information
    • Expedite owner/beneficiary/policy changes
    • Premium payment questions

In her free time Nicole enjoys hiking, hunting/fishing and just spending time outside. She also creates artwork (mainly oil paintings) and going to art festivals throughout the summer.

 
 Bailey E Falbo

Bailey E Falbo


bailey.e.falbo@nm.com

Bailey joined Northwestern Mutual in Fall of 2017. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is fully licensed in life, health, and disability insurance. 

Bailey is responsible for:

  • Assisting with meeting preparation
  • Scheduling insurance exams
  • Submitting insurance applications
  • Managing the underwriting process of pending applications
  • Preparing policies for delivery and requirement follow up
  • Processing service work request for current clients
    • Update Client Information
    • Expedite owner/beneficiary/policy changes
    • Premium payment questions

Bailey moved to Wisconsin in October 2017. In her free time, Bailey enjoys hiking, spending time outdoors; especially in the summer, and being with friends and family. 

 
 Andrew Creighton Cesar

Andrew Creighton Cesar, CLU®, ChFC®, CFP®

Wealth Management Advisor
andrew.cesar@nm.com

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Andrew came to Northwestern Mutual through the internship program in 2012 as a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.  As an intern, Andrew received the Power of 10 Award and was subsequently offered the opportunity to become a full-time financial representative—which he enthusiastically accepted. 

During Andrew’s first twelve months as a full-time representative, he qualified for top-quartile company benchmarks, including:  Pacemaker, Pacesetter First 40, Pacesetter Second 60, Pacesetter Award, Life Impact Award, Bronze Top 50, New Client Award, 100 Lives Club, Midwest Upper Crusade, and others.  In that same year, he also earned his Series 6 and 63 securities registrations and became licensed in Long-Term Care insurance.  In September 2013 Andrew was recruited into field leadership and earned the role of College Unit Director in January of 2014. Andrew has most recently earned the role of Field Director and completed his series 7 FINRA registration.

 
 Carla Haubenschild

Carla Haubenschild, CLTC®, CLU®

Financial Advisor
carla.haubenschild@nm.com

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Carla has worked with Northwestern Mutual since June 2008. She currently works out of her office in her hometown of Fort Atkinson, WI, where she lives with her husband and their son, Blue. She enjoys the work she does with Northwestern Mutual, especially helping make financial planning simple for her clients. She focuses on building the best relationships with her clients because when you know what is important to your clients, it is easy to help guide them toward the right solutions. She holds both insurance and investment licenses and is committed to continued education. 

 
 Adam S. Goetzka

Adam S. Goetzka

Financial Representative
adam.goetzka@nm.com

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Adam came to Northwestern Mutual after managing a family business in Warrens, Wisconsin for six years. He graduated from Western Technical College in La Crosse, WI with an Associate’s Degree in Business Management and is licensed in Life, Health, and Long-term Care Insurance. Adam recently moved to the Watertown area with his wife, Cristin, to pursue his passion to help others achieve their financial goals, hopes, and dreams. Adam’s mission is to discuss what is important to his clients and their families and then create a financial plan to achieve those goals and dreams. He strives to have an ongoing relationship with all of his clients to support present and future lifestyles.

Some of his hobbies includes playing baseball, Frisbee golf, spending time with friends and family, and watching the Brewers and Packers bring glory to Wisconsin.

 
 Brandon M Willis

Brandon M Willis

Financial Advisor
brandon.m.willis@nm.com

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Brandon grew up in West Allis, WI. During his time at the University of Wisconsin- Oshkosh, he was a student-athlete, where he studied Criminal Justice and played football. After college, Brandon worked as a Sales Representative for Beer Capitol Distributing. Brandon joined Northwestern Mutual in October 2016 and he is excited to utilize the passion and work ethic he learned from athletics to build life-long relationships with his clients.

 
 Sean Francis McGiverin

Sean Francis McGiverin

Financial Representative
sean.mcgiverin@nm.com

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Sean joined the Northwestern Mutual team in the summer of 2016, during the internship program. While attending UW-Milwaukee and obtaining a Criminal Justice Degree, Sean stayed an active Representative. After graduating in the summer of 2017, Sean joined Northwestern Mutual full-time. Although, he currently lives in the Milwaukee area, he works out of the Delafield office and continues to have ties to his hometown of Sussex. Sean enjoys meeting new people and his main goal is always to build the best relationships with his clients to help them take the necessary actions today, to have the future they have always dreamed of! Sean is certified in Life, Health and Long-term Care.

Sean is best described as energetic and outgoing, someone who always strives to stay busy and meet new people. In his free-time he enjoys staying active; with his favorite sports being football, soccer and golf - he is always up to watch the Packers, or try something new. 

 

Oliver Grant Kick

Financial Representative
oliver.g.kick@nm.com

Oliver Kick grew up in the small town of Waterloo, WI. Oliver is passionate to change his client's lives and make an impact. Outside of his work at Northwestern Mutual, Oliver is involved in the fitness community.

 

Russ William Cordle

Financial Representative
russ.cordle@nm.com

Russ Cordle grew up in the suburbs of Milwaukee and married his high school sweetheart just before kicking off his career in sales. Together they have 5 great kids, the oldest of whom is also a financial advisor at Northwestern Mutual--Delafield. Russ and his wife are very active in their church community, their kids sports, cub scouts and youth ministry. Outside of Northwestern Mutual, Russ is an Associate Pastor and also operates a small fundraising company with his wife and 4 sons where they help non-profit charities raise money for their causes.

Both personally and professionally, Russ has always been involved in teaching, training, coaching, counseling and mentoring. He enjoys consulting with his clients to help them tailor the best possible solutions for their business and personal needs. Russ' primary goal is for his clients to be able to enjoy the peace of mind, confidence and security they deserve, knowing their money is working for them.

 
 Daniel A. Cole

Daniel A. Cole

Financial Advisor
daniel.cole@nm.com

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Daniel Cole spent 13 years working for Benco Dental, one of the nation's largest family owned dental distributors. He loves the business of Dentistry and in 2016 decided to move that love of business into a financial planning practice at Northwestern Mutual. Daniel enjoys working with individuals, families and small business owners. Because of his background, he is especially passionate about working with the Dental community.

Dan and his wife Laurie have been married for over 16 years and they have three children, Benjamin, Allyson, and Micah. In is free time, Dan enjoys coaching youth athletics and spending time with his family.    

 
 Marcos King

Marcos King

Financial Representative
marcos.a.king@nm.com

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Marcos King is passionate about mapping out a plan that will help his clients achieve their financial goals and dreams. His goal is to apply his twenty years of knowledge in marketing and finance to enhance the financial planning strategies of business owners and entrepreneurs. Outside of work, he enjoys fishing anywhere the fish are biting no matter the season. He also loves to give back to the community weekly through various activities at his church, Victorious Living Christian Center, located in Milwaukee, WI.

 
 Hayley Lauren Kleppin

Hayley Lauren Kleppin

Financial Representative
hayley.l.kleppin@nm.com

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Hayley is from the Greater Milwaukee Area. She first realized her interest in the industry when she went to visit her first financial advisor at the age of sixteen. It was not long after she realized how her customer service and consulting background would tie into this interest, thus beginning her career at Northwestern Mutual. Hayley’s priority is making sure her clients are comfortable with the financial planning process and intends to make a positive impact on their lives. In her spare time, Hayley enjoys painting, hiking, and spending time with her fiancé Andy, who is an electrician.

 
 Nathan Alexander Littrell

Nathan Alexander Littrell, J.D.

Financial Advisor
nathan.littrell@nm.com

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Nathan grew up in a very small, very rural community in the northwoods of Minnesota before moving to Madison in 2001, where he earned his undergraduate and law degrees at the University of Wisconsin. He and his wife live in Lake Mills with their four children, and in what little free time Nathan spends apart from his family he can be found hunting, reading or training as a firefighter with the local volunteer fire department.

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