Ricky Jackson Jr, CFP®, ChFC® has joined Northwestern Mutual, a leading financial security company, as a financial advisor and Growth and Development Director in Columbia. Jackson is a seasoned leader in the financial service industry, holding leadership positions at several Fortune 500 companies, including Vanguard and Thrivent.
As a Financial Advisor, Jackson specializes in values-based comprehensive financial planning. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional offering a unique perspective on the current state of the financial service industry and how to stay relevant in an ever-changing world.
Jackson is also a Growth and Development Director in Columbia and is responsible for recruiting, mentoring and developing new financial advisors. Northwestern Mutual saw a 20 percent increase in new financial representatives since the start of 2020, making this the best recruiting period in company history and helping meet the growing demand for comprehensive financial planning.
With district offices in Greenville, Charleston and Columbia, Northwestern Mutual has approximately 150 financial advisors, representatives and support staff in South Carolina. For the last four years, Northwestern Mutual has been named is a Top Workplaces in South Carolina, an annual list based on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by partner Energage, LLC.
In 2021, Northwestern Mutual again earned the highest available financial strength ratings awarded to any U.S. life insurer with a stable outlook by all of the four major rating agencies (A.M. Best, Fitch, Moody’s and S&P).
Jackson is located at 1901 Bull St Columbia, SC, and he can be reached at 803-254-0133 or [email protected].
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 more than $334 billion in total assets, $34 billion in revenues, and $2.1 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.9 million people with life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, and brokerage and advisory services. The company manages more than $244 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 2022.
Among U.S. life insurers. Ratings are for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company, as of the most recent review and report by each rating agency. Ratings as of 2/21 (Moody’s Investors Service), 05/21 (A.M. Best Company), 12/21 (Fitch Ratings), 07/21 (S&P Global Ratings). Ratings are subject to change.
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).
The Greenville, Columbia and Charleston offices are separate General Agencies of Northwestern Mutual. Financial Representatives are independent contractors who are compensated by commissions and fees. Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), and its subsidiaries, including Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company (NLTC), Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC (NMIS) (securities), a registered investment adviser, broker-dealer, and member FINRA and SIPC, and Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company® (NMWMC) a federal savings bank. NM and its subsidiaries are in Milwaukee, WI.