Career Changers

Experience the independence, rewards, and personal satisfaction you are seeking, while having complete access to the extensive resources of Northwestern Mutual. A career with us can be an exciting and rewarding change in your life. Please take a moment to read Financial Advisor Success Stories, the real-life stories of people just like you.

Northwestern Mutual has a diverse group of Financial Representatives who collectively use their knowledge and expertise from past careers and apply skills they have learned to make their individuals financial services practices successful and satisfying. Contact us to learn more.

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Patrick J Marget

Patrick Marget, JD, CPA, CLU®, CFP®
Business & Estate Planning Specialist

Pat Marget began his career with Northwestern Mutual in 2000; he left a successful practice as an attorney in a large Milwaukee law firm with a desire to build his own business, and the Financial Representative role offered him the opportunity to do so. Pat was attracted to the relationship nature of the business, the opportunity to have a favorable impact on people’s lives, and to be fully involved in building his own successful practice. Pat’s niche has been primarily business owners and attorneys.

Missy Burback, CLU®, ChFC®
Financial Advisor

Missy Burback joined Northwestern Mutual in 2004 after leaving a small, locally owned healthcare company where she was the Office Manager.  She found herself attracted to the entrepreneurial aspect of the career.  Missy loved the energy of the people she met within the organization and was excited about the opportunity for growth - professionally and financially.   She specializes in working with professional women with strong family values.

Thomas W Buettner

Tom Buettner, CLU®
Financial Advisor

Tom Buettner joined Northwestern Mutual in 2004 after leaving a successful career in media marketing. He was looking for an opportunity to interact with and help people, while continuing to learn and grow in his career.  Tom has found a niche working with first generation entrepreneurs and business executives.

Maria Kelly Roloff

Maria Roloff
Financial Advisor

Maria Roloff has been a Financial Representative with Northwestern Mutual since 2009. Before joining the organization, she managed the human resources area of a high-end architectural woodwork manufacturer, and also worked part-time for three years selling graphic design and print services to the restaurant and hospitality markets. Maria takes great pleasure in helping her clients figure out their finances while also building a long-term practice.  Maria specializes in working with small business owners.




Career Changers

Changing careers doesn't have to be daunting. Coming from many different backgrounds and occupations, our financial representatives go on to develop successful business practices. With support from a quality organization, it can be an easy transition.

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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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