Building on our History of Innovation and Excellence

Northwestern Mutual - Chicago in Oak Brook enjoys a rich heritage as a provider of financial planning services. Since 1872, when Northwestern Mutual opened our network office in Illinois, our growing firm has worked diligently to help people achieve their goals and dreams for financial growth and security.

High performance

Under the leadership of Chad McQuade, JD, CLU®, Managing Director since 2016, our associates and staff continue to set a standard of excellence not only for Northwestern Mutual, but also the financial services industry. 

Our Financial Representatives, Advisors and Specialists in Northwestern Mutual- Chicago in Oak Brook are consistently regarded as being among the most highly qualified individuals in the business. They bring to the table not only some of the industry’s leading products but also a high level of professional expertise - - with the educational degrees and designations to prove it.

Our dedication to providing extensive training and leadership development programs, mentoring opportunities, and the ability to achieve work-life balance, all contributed to us being named a Chicago Tribune Top Workplace.

In 2017, the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce  presented our district office with the Champion for Young Professionals Award. The award recognizes model leadership and achievements in attracting and retaining talented young professionals.

Community focus

One of the most rewarding aspects of our workplace is our commitment to bettering the lives of others. With that in mind, we have put our collective efforts behind Northwestern Mutual Foundation’s national philanthropic program to combat childhood cancer. 

Since 2014 Northwestern Mutual – Chicago has raised more than $225,000 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation which will help fund 4,500 hours of research.

We partner with the Ronald McDonald House Charities to provide meals for families staying at the houses in the Chicagoland area and create uplifting messages with Cards for Hospitalized Kids.

Individually, whether we serve on a board, coach or tutor, we are passionate about our philanthropic activities. We lead Northwestern Mutual offices across the country with 30 Community Service Award winners. 

Career and internship opportunitiesNorthwestern Mutual Chicago in Oak Brook Development Director Beth Stocking with Advisor Matt Stevens

We are proud of the organization we have built by providing meaningful work, leadership and development opportunities and work-life balance.

We are growing and selectively looking to attract and develop high-quality individuals with integrity, professionalism, and a commitment to growth and development.  Learn more about our career and internship opportunities.

Get to know us

We invite you to take a look around our website.  Learn about our firm culture, our philanthropic passions and the people and events that are making headlines for Northwestern Mutual - Chicago in Oak Brook. For daily updates, follow us on Twitter @NMChi1872 and @ChadMcquade

Chad M. McQuade, J.D., CLU®

Internships

As a financial representative intern, you'll get real-world job experience as you discover a career with flexibility and rewards.

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Looking for a supportive team atmosphere that will provide guidance and mentorship? Do you not just want an internship, but one where you can truly make an impact on others? Need one that works around your school schedule?

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#1 in the Financial Services Industry

- Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell for Now." October 2016

Top Ten Internship for 22 Straight Years

- Vault Guide to Internships, 2018 edition

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Largest Dividend Payout in Company History

In 2019, we expect the largest dividend payout for life and disability income insurance policyowners in company history.  Read more.

If you live for it, we’ll help you plan for it.

See what our version of financial planning looks like.

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Our Strength is Your Strength

For more than 160 years, we’ve been there for people when they need us most, through all economic conditions. We’re pleased to announce that 2017 was another strong year. Read more.

 

To learn more about Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC and its financial representatives, visit: FINRA BrokerCheck