Northwestern Mutual receives fifth consecutive Top Workplaces in South Carolina accolade

May 31, 2022

Northwestern Mutual, a leading financial security company, recently received recognition as one of the Top Workplaces in South Carolina for the fifth consecutive year. With offices in Greenville, Charleston and Columbia, Northwestern Mutual has more than 140 financial advisors, representatives and support staff in South Carolina.

“The collective ideas, opinions, and creativity of a diverse workforce is one of the reasons I believe we are recognized again as a Top Workplace in South Carolina,” said Chad Dowdy, managing director of Northwestern Mutual – Columbia. “Every office is committed to creating opportunities for impact to better serve our clients and our communities.”

Top Workplaces in South Carolina is an annual list 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.

“At Northwestern Mutual, our advisors can build a thriving career as an independent business owner and enjoy comprehensive training, meaningful mentorship and continuous support,” said Chrys Kanos, managing director of Northwestern Mutual – Charleston. “This career offers flexibility, unlimited earning potential and provides leadership opportunities with an established and trusted company with more than 165 years of helping clients achieve financial security.”

“It’s an honor to be recognized as a Top Workplace in South Carolina for five years in a row,” said John Tripoli, managing director of Northwestern Mutual – Greenville, Spartanburg and Asheville. “The solid relationships our financial advisors build with their clients is extremely rewarding as we create custom solutions around retirement planning, estate planning, and business planning.”

Also, Northwestern Mutual’s college financial representative internship program has been ranked by Vault as one of the 100 best internships in the country for the 26th consecutive year. The program is in the top five among financial services firms and is a top five internship for strategy and business development.


About Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual has been helping people and businesses achieve financial security for more than 165 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 more than $570 billion in combined company and client assets, $34 billion in revenues, and $2.1 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to nearly five million people with life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, and brokerage and advisory services. Northwestern Mutual ranked 90 on the 2021 FORTUNE 500 and was recognized by FORTUNE® as one of the “World’s Most Admired” life insurance companies in 2022.

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). Not all Northwestern Mutual representatives are advisors. Only those representatives with “Advisor” in their title or who otherwise disclose their status as an advisor of NMWMC are credentialed as NMWMC representatives to provide investment advisory services.