Cathy C. Suarez

Cathy C. Suarez

Director of Career Development
Office 210-616-0900

Career Changers

Many of our advisors egan their careers in other industries. Our career-changers include transitioning military, veterans, athletes, attorneys, realtors, accountants, business owners, and sales/marketing professionals.

What they have in common is the desire to join a culture that is driven by values. We celebrate professionals who are selfless, family-centered, strong in their beliefs and personally accountable.

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Careers for Military Veterans

Your service to our country requires dedication and commitment – qualities we value at Northwestern Mutual. We know these values will help you succeed in a career as a financial representative.

A career as a financial representative will allow you to:

  • Achieve your post-military personal, professional and financial goals for you and your family.
  • Realize your potential, which is virtually as unlimited as your energy, commitment and drive.
  • Have the freedom to manage your own schedule and build your own practice.
  • See how your hard work and determination are not only recognized, but rewarded.

Learn how other military veterans have used their leadership experience to establish successful careers with Northwestern Mutual.

Complete an application form to get more information or email

Meet some of our successful career changers:

Phillip Mills, Financial Advisor and US Air Force Veteran

Eric Kala, Wealth Management Advisor and US Air Force Veteran

Roberto Espinosa, Business and Estate Planning Specialist

Russell Stehling, Wealth Management Advisor

Barret Kolle, Financial Advisor and Field Director

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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