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.

 
 Adam D Corpstein

Adam D Corpstein

Financial Representative
adam.corpstein@nm.com

Adam Corpstein joined Northwestern Mutual in the Coralville office as a College Financial Representative in 2013. He graduated from the University of Iowa in 2015 with a Business Management degree. Upon flipping Adam was named as a new College Unit Director for Team Iowa. Since then he has transitioned to a new role in our Network Office in Cedar Rapids as the Growth Development Director.

Throughout Adam’s internship he was named team captain of Team Iowa which has been ranked #1 for four straight years. Adam credits all of his success to the amazing mentors he has been around at Northwestern Mutual. A few of his career highlights are placing #4 and #3 in the entire company two years in a row and being recognized as the #1 intern in the entire Central Region. Adam is the second youngest of seven and his favorite thing to be in life is an Uncle to his nine nieces and nephews.

 
 Brian R Talyat

Brian R Talyat

Financial Representative
brian.talyat@nm.com

Brian joined Northwestern Mutual in 2003 as a Financial Representative. Brian is a Cedar Rapids native and resides there with his wife, Lauri, and their four children. Working in the personal and business markets, Brian enjoys helping individuals and businesses evaluate their needs. In 2003, Brian qualified for the Pacesetter First 40 award after his first six months in the business. Brian is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). Brian is active with his Church, enjoys volunteering and spending time with his family and friends.

 
 Chris M Graw

Chris M Graw, CLU®, ChFC®, CFP®

Wealth Management Advisor
christopher.graw@nm.com

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Chris Graw is a Wealth Management Advisor and the Managing Director of the Cedar Rapids office. He has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2003. He resides in Cedar Rapids, IA with his wife, Kiley, and their four children, Haley, Ava, Ethan and WIlliam. Chris received a finance degree from the University of Iowa in 2003 and his CLU® designation from the American College in 2009. Chris obtained his ChFC® designation in 2010, and then earned his Certified Financial Planner™(CFP®) certification in 2011. Chris enjoys assisting clients align their wealth with their values and intentions. Chris is actively involved in church, enjoys sports, and spending time with family and friends.

 
 Clinton B. Brady

Clinton B. Brady

Financial Representative
clint.brady@nm.com

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Clint Brady was raised in Edgewood, IA and moved to the Cedar Valley to attend the University of Northern Iowa. Clint enjoys spending time with friends and family, and in his free time, you can find him on the golf course. Clint also enjoys Iowa Hawkeye football and loves to network and meet new people.

 
 George H Brunscheen

George H Brunscheen, CLU®, ChFC®

Financial Representative
george.brunscheen@nm.com

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George H Brunscheen, CLU®, ChFC®, has been a Financial Representative with Northwestern Mutual for over thirty five years. George is a member of Million Dollar Round Table (Provisional Member 1982 - Qualifying Member 1998, 2000-2001, 2003, 2008, 2011-2013), the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) and the Society of Financial Service Professionals (SFSP). He was recognized by Northwestern Mutual in 2009 as a Community Service Award winner for his volunteer work with the Boy Scouts of America. George is knowledgeable in the areas of estate planning, executive benefits, personal and business planning, and retirement solutions. He has a Bachelor's degree in Insurance and Equities Marketing from The Northwest Missouri State University. With his Series 7 registration, George is able to offer investment products and services as well. George Brunscheen’s office is located at: 2720 A Ave. NE, Ste. 102 in Cedar Rapids, IA.

 
 George N Justice

George N Justice, CLU®

Senior Financial Representative
george.justice@nm.com

My Networks: LinkedIn

George Justice joined Northwestern Mutual in 1967. George has a BS in Business from the University of Dubuque and a MA in Religion from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. He resides in Cedar Rapids with his wife of 45 years, Beth. They have four married children and nine grandchildren. Working in the personal, retirement, business and estate markets, George brings wisdom and knowledge to help individuals evaluate and design their strategic financial security plans and implement their retirement allocation plans. He brings the same expertise in helping business owners develop exit plans and provide benefits for the owners and the employees. George is a Life Member of the Million Dollar Round Table (Provisional Member 1971, 1973 - Qualifying Member 1974-1977, 2005 - Qualifying/Life Member 1978-1989, 1991-1998, 2000-2004, 2007 - Life Member 2006, 2008-2012).

 
 Jeffrey A Bean

Jeffrey A Bean

Wealth Management Advisor
jeffrey.bean@nm.com

Jeff Bean joined Northwestern Mutual in 1999 and is a Wealth Management Advisor. A proud graduate of the University of Iowa, he resides in Cedar Rapids with his wife, Kathleen, and their six children - Thomas, Monica, Mary Clare, Caroline, Michael and Matthew. Working in the personal, business and estate markets, Jeff excels in helping individuals and businesses evaluate and design their strategic financial security planning. Jeff is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA).

 
 Jim Anderson

Jim Anderson, CFP®

Wealth Management Advisor
james.d.anderson@nm.com

Jim Anderson serves as a Wealth Management Advisor for Northwestern Mutual in Cedar Rapids. Jim earned his BA in accounting from Luther College and his MBA from the University of Iowa. He has both a CPA and Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) certification. Since joining Northwestern Mutual in 2004, Jim qualified for the Most Valuable Producers (MVP) Conference in 2005-2009. Living in Cedar Rapids with his wife Patty, Jim is also very active in his church and serves on the board of directors of two non-profit organizations.

 
 Kathy Russell

Kathy Russell

Financial Representative
kathy.russell@nm.com

Kathy Russell has been a Financial Representative with Northwestern Mutual since 1991. Kathy specializes in personal solutions, retirement planning and long-term care insurance. She has received the National Quality Award in 1993 - 1996, 2000 and 2007.

 
 Ryan J Brems

Ryan J Brems, CLTC

Financial Representative
ryan.j.brems@nm.com

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Ryan Brems is a Financial Representataive with Northwestern Mutual. He resides in Cedar Rapids with his wife Carla, sons Frank, AJ and Jaxon, and his daughter Sophia. Ryan's professional specialities include: Business Needs Analysis, Executive Benefits, Investment Services and Personal Needs Analysis. In 2011, he earned the designation of CLTC (Certified in Long Term Care). Ryan is a local board member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). When Ryan is not at work, he enjoys traveling, fishing, reading and spending time with his family and friends.

 
 Seth J Pals

Seth J Pals

Financial Representative
seth.pals@nm.com

Seth is originally from Creston, IA and graduated from the University of Iowa with a BBA in Management in May 2014. Seth started at Northwestern Mutual as an intern in May 2013 and converted to full-time in June 2014. Seth became a member of LEAD in July 2014 and is currently a Growth Development Director in the Cedar Rapids office.

Seth was the #1 Intern in 2014 out of roughly 3,000 interns and during the 2014-2015 Awards Year hit first 40 and second 60.

 
 T Scott Zach

T Scott Zach

Managing Partner
scott.zach@nm.com

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As the Managing Partner of Northwestern Mutual in Eastern Iowa, Western Illinois and Northern Missouri, Scott Zach has developed a team of professionals who embrace the values of professionalism, integrity, loyalty, excellence, and fun. Committed to a client-centered approach that considers the needs of the client as paramount, Northwestern Mutual is dedicated to the financial success of their clients.

A native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Scott is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a degree in Marketing. Upon graduating from Iowa, Scott worked with Campus Crusade for Christ at Ohio State University. After his two-year commitment with Campus Crusade, Scott became the President of Practitioners Purchasing Group in Columbus, Ohio where he served for three years.

In 1994, Scott moved home to Cedar Rapids where he entered the financial services industry and joined Northwestern Mutual. Scott held the positions of Financial Representative and Field Director before he was appointed Managing Partner in January 2000.

Scott is the past President of the Managing Partners Association and is involved with the Cedar Rapids Country Club and Antioch Christian Church. Scott is also an AAU basketball coach and enjoys running and playing the guitar as well as spending time with his wife, Atiya, and their four children.

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