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This is an exciting and important time to be a part of Northwestern Mutual - Chicago North Shore. We're strong, innovative and growing. And we want you to grow with us.

As a Northwestern Mutual financial representative, you'll build lasting relationships with your clients and help them achieve their financial goals. And you'll help solidify your own future, too. This career offers flexibility at a company where hard work is valued and rewarded. Our financial representatives receive comprehensive learning and development, and ongoing support to build thriving careers as independent business people.

Our award-winning training program will help you:

  • Get off to a fast start and maintain high performance over time.
  • Grow and develop over your career through learning paths designed to guide you along the way.
  • Pursue advanced professional designations and certifications with financial support.

Why Northwestern Mutual?

Our representatives exemplify strength of character, compassion for others, and the confidence that comes from making a difference in the lives of their clients. Along with our network office staff and management team, our representatives have enthusiastically embraced the recruitment process, understanding how it contributes to the diversity, growth and development of our community.

Our focus on doing right by our clients, as well as our employees, field force, and community, has earned us premiere national recognition including:







Our Team

Chief Development Officer | Catherine LaPlante-Guin | 847.663.7068

Rachel Methling | Director of Recruitment and Selection

847.663.7184 |

Rachel serves as the Director of Recruitment and Selection for our North Shore and West Loop offices. She has a background in recruiting and relationship building, and is passionate about meeting new individuals, hearing their story, and advising them into appropriate opportunities.

Rachel graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. Upon graduation, she moved back home to Chicago to begin her professional recruiting career.

Rachel resides in downtown Chicago and enjoys taking workout classes, trying new restaurants, drinking coffee, and spending time with her family and friends.


Northwestern Mutual financial representatives have the opportunity to determine their own financial futures while making an impact on others.

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Looking for a career that allows flexibility and exceptional income potential? Do you want top-notch training, mentorship and resources? Have you been searching for a company that demonstrates a commitment to diversity and giving back to the community?

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- Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell for Now." October 2016

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