Associates

At Northwestern Mutual - Chicago, we're proud of the success our Rosemont Financial Representatives and Advisors have found and know that our success has been a direct result of their collaborative efforts. We share their enthusiasm and drive, and are proud to foster an environment that allows our associates the opportunity to continue to grow.

 

Alex Romeo Kehrt


alex.r.kehrt@nm.com

 
 Alex Rudle

Alex Rudle, CLU®

Wealth Management Advisor
alex.rudle@nm.com

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Alex Rudle grew up on the north side of Chicago and graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelors degree in Marketing & Finance.  Alex joined Northwestern Mutual in 2003 & specializes in working with families and small business owners. His ambition is to help improve the financial well being of others by sharing his knowledge and helping people discover the importance of planning for their future.  He looks to build lasting relationships based on trust and mutual respect.   He hopes to make an impact on people’s lives by helping eliminate the financial hardships that prevent them from having the most fulfilling life possible.

Alex Rudle is an active member of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce and the Chicago Chapter of ALPFA. Alex enjoys spending his free time doing outdoor activities whether it’s golf in the summer or snowboarding in the winter. He is a true hockey fan and even captains an adult league year-round.

Alex currently resides in Bensenville, Illinois.

 

 

 
 Alison Rose Fyhrie

Alison Rose Fyhrie

Financial Advisor
alison.fyhrie@nm.com

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Alison Fyhrie grew up in Wheaton, IL.  She graduated with high honors from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelors degree in Theatre.  After spending several years working as a successful actress in New York, Alison and her husband Adam decided to move back to the Midwest and start a family.  In 2014, Alison was inspired to embark on her career with Northwestern Mutual after watching a documentary called Happy, which guided her towards a career that would focus on helping others and making a difference in her community.  She specializes in working with young families, small business owners, and goal-oriented young professionals.  In her spare time she enjoys volunteering at Parenthesis, an organization in Oak Park that assists single and teen parents.  Alison currently resides in Forest Park with her husband Adam and daughter Scarlett.

 
 Allan K Bell

Allan K Bell, CLU®

Financial Advisor
allan.k.bell@nm.com

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Allan Bell joined The McTigue Financial Group after spending close to 20 years with a Fortune 100 corporation. Prior to his work within the telecommunications industry, Allan attended ITT Technical Institute, National-Louis University and George Washington University where he earned degrees in Electronics Engineering Technology, Business and Organizational Management, and Project Management, respectively. He now takes great pride in being part of a team that strives to help individuals visualize, articulate, prioritize and monitor their progress towards their most important personal, professional and financial goals.

Allan gets a great sense of accomplishment and appreciation from the work he does at Northwestern Mutual. He considers it the most rewarding experience to be able to significantly and positively impact the lives of the people he serves on a daily basis.

Although Allan enjoys working with individuals from various backgrounds, he specializes and devotes much of his time and efforts to assisting special needs families, medical communities and businesses.

Outside of work, Allan is actively involved in a several Special Needs organizations. He is a board member for The National Association for Down Syndrome (NADS) and The ARC of IL. He is also a member of the West Suburban Support Group and UPS for DOWNS.

Allan currently resides in Westchester, Illinois with his wife, Alison. He is also the proud father of three children: Lauren, Kennedi and Kamren. During his spare time, Allan enjoys golfing, reading and working out.

 

 

 
 Anita Marie Samatas

Anita Marie Samatas

Financial Representative
anita.samatas@nm.com

Anita was raised in a large close-knit family of small business owners. Because of this, her passion and understanding for family, independence, and entrepreneurship has been a driving force in her life. She grew up in Elmwood Park and still resides there today. Anita proudly attended Trinity High School and then graduated from Illinois State University with honors. After college, Anita worked for a company which provided her the opportunity to travel across the country and help business owners achieve success within their communities. When she desired to set roots back in Chicago, Northwestern Mutual allowed her to ability follow her true passion of helping individuals and business owners build financial security to help accomplish their needs and goals.

When Anita is not working, she likes to spend her time reading, writing, and relaxing with loved ones. She is an avid board gamer and coffee drinker. Anita is, also, a member of the Associate Board of Directors for the Worldwide Fistula Fund, a cause she stands firmly behind.

 
 Bryce Alan Simon

Bryce Alan Simon, CLU®

Financial Advisor
bryce.simon@nm.com

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Bryce is from North Central Indiana & grew up with his parents, Robert & Dawn & sister Jennifer.  He graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Computer Network Information Technology & a Management degree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision.

Bryce chose a career with Northwestern Mutual so he could give back, help problem solve & build relationships with his clients.  For him, it‘s been very rewarding to help his clients create financial plans so they know that they are on track to get where they want to go.  Bryce especially likes the process of helping his clients understand the basics of finance so they have a strong grasp on the decisions that are being made & why.

He enjoys working with newly married couples that are just starting out, business owners, families with children that have special needs or really any successful professional that is on an upward path in their career & cares about their financial future.  Bryce lives in the West Loop.

 

 

 

 

 
 Courtney Anne Beckers

Courtney Anne Beckers

Financial Representative
courtney.beckers@nm.com

Courtney grew up on the south side of Chicago.  She graduated from Minnesota State University Mankato.  Courtney played ice hockey during her youth and college years.

During the financial crisis, Courtney worked for the FDIC and Federal Reserve as part of the resolutions team for failed banks.  Having seen so many families lose their lives work and savings during that time, Courtney sought a platform to help educate around the importance of wise financial planning. 

Courtney is very active in the special needs community.  Her mother has special needs, and is Courtney’s inspiration to help others.  Courtney is passionate about working with special needs families,  minority business owners, same sex couples and young families alike. 

Today, Courtney resides in Lisle with her longtime partner Brian and their golden retriever, Carolina. 

 
 Donald Darnell Robinson

Donald Darnell Robinson

Financial Representative
donald.robinson@nm.com

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Donald Robinson was born and raised in Chicago.  He graduated from Carthage College with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Sociology and Business Administration.  Donald also attended the University of Chicago and graduated in 2003 with a Masters of Arts degree in Social Service Administration. Before joining McTigue Financial Group in 2015, Donald spent the last 18 years helping non-profits develop and achieve their program and strategic goals. 

Donald is excited about developing relationships and helping individuals, young families and business owners achieve their goals personally, professionally and financially.

 

Donald feels it was an obvious choice to join a firm that values and cares about families and communities.  He like being a part of an organization that makes a positive life changing difference in the lives of individuals and communities.

 

Outside of work, Donald enjoys spending time with his family, his wife Tajuana, and his children Talia and Daniel at track and field meets and football games.   Donald is also an ordained minister and enjoys delivering sermons of hope to encourage individuals in their Christian Faith.

 
Brian Durkin

Brian Durkin

Financial Advisor
brian.durkin@nm.com

Brian grew up in the west suburbs. He graduated from University of Illinois with a bachelor’s in Biology. After ten years running restaurants, Brian looked for a career that allowed him to not only continue to build relationships but help individuals and the community in a profound way. Northwestern Mutual’s reputation as a leader in the financial industry and dedication to their clients made it an easy choice for him.

Brian works with small business owners and families to create financial plans that are built around their goals and life plans. Assisting them in various financial strategies and helping them track their progress.

Brian lives in Naperville with his wife U-um and three kids Vivian, Tyler, and Alexandra.

 

Jayme Linn Martin


jayme.martin@nm.com

 

Jimmy Louis Robert Wielebnicki

Financial Representative
james.l.wielebnicki@nm.com

 
 Joshua Aaron Youngblood

Joshua Aaron Youngblood

Financial Advisor
josh.youngblood@nm.com

Josh is originally from the Quad Cities (Rock Island, IL). He grew up with both city and rural experiences- spending many summers on his grandfather's farm in Erie, IL or visiting family in the Chicago area. He is led by a sincere desire to help people. He leverages his rich and diverse background, both personally and professionally, to connect people with opportunities.

His professional undertakings speak to this dedication.  After graduating with an MA from North Central College in Naperville, IL, where he was also a coach, Josh spent two years working with students on Chicago's south side raising funds that helped prepare them for college. After another few years in non-profit fundraising and finance, Josh made the shift to working with the McTigue Financial Group, finding deep satisfaction interacting one on one with clients in a various modalities – be it a fan, a teammate or a coach.

Josh currently lives in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood with his 10 year old beagle, Bowser.  He remains active in the community, acting as a board member and volunteer for various NPOs. He routinely competes in road races, often times with one or both of his younger sisters, who, are his inspirations.

 
 Kathleen McDonald

Kathleen McDonald, CFP®, CLU®

Financial Advisor
kathleen.mcdonald@nm.com

Kathy McDonald was born in Louisville & grew up nearby in Bloomington, IL. She graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelors & Masters in Social Work and from Harvard University with a Masters in Public Administration.  She chose Northwestern Mutual because they are an industry leader & have a strong platform to help her help her clients.

Kathy focuses on families that have children with special needs, women professionals & business owners as well as those that are planning for retirement. She likes helping people understand their current position, set goals for their future, and she offers solutions to help them achieve their goals.

Today, Kathy enjoys living in Evanston with her husband Joe. They are active at St. Nicholas Church, have 3 children away at college & are sure to be traveling whenever they get the chance.
 

 
 Richard Alexander Green

Richard Alexander Green

Financial Advisor
richard.green@nm.com

Richie Green was born and raised in Chicago, IL. He is an alumni of Dominican University where he majored in Finance and played baseball for four years. Richie was introduced to the firm through our College Representative Internship Program.  Richie was a college rep for a year and then transitioned into the full time career.

Richie loves spending his time coaching the White Sox of the Near West Little League. He is a big Chicago sports fan with the exception of his beloved St. Louis Cardinals.  Richie is passionate about helping college students and aspires to one day go back to a university and teach a business course. He also enjoys spending his time hiking, fishing and grilling outdoors.

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