Management Team

Our business is about relationships, and we have a strong management team in place that understands this. They are committed to furthering the development of our financial representatives through training and guidance, so the representatives can establish enduring and solid relationships with their clients.

 
 Claire W Bray

Claire W Bray

Director of Talent Acquisition
claire.bray@nm.com
Office 864-232-2881

Claire graduated May 2007 from Furman University in Greenville, SC with a B.A. in Political Science. She has deep roots in the Greenville community including United Way, the Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce and supporting the Furman Paladins. Claire joined Northwestern Mutual February 2017. She leads the recruiting efforts by developing our expertise and presence with closely held businesses, professionals and business leaders in our community. Additionally, she recruits and develops top quality interns and financial representatives.

 
 Mandee D Armfield

Mandee D Armfield

Director of Development
mandee.armfield@nm.com
Office 864-232-2881
Fax 864-232-5453

Mandee graduated May 2009 from Canisius College in Buffalo NY with a B.A. in Communication, concentration in Advertising and Marketing. She relocated to Greenville soon after she graduated in attempt to escape the snow of Upstate New York. Mandee joined Northwestern Mutual February 2011. She is the Director of Development, Contracting & Licensing Coordinator, and Internship Coordinator for our Greenville office.

 
 Jennifer Marlowe

Jennifer Marlowe

Financial Representative
Office 828-210-3826

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Born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, Jennifer has held various operational leadership positions, most recently with Mission Health System as the director for several occupational medicine and chronic disease clinics across WNC. Since relocating to Asheville four years ago with son and her husband Kevin, Jennifer has embraced the beautiful mountains, outdoor activities and vibrant culture that this community provides for her and her family. Jennifer is also the Director of Talent Acquisition for the Asheville office.

 
 Benjamin Arthur Worley

Benjamin Arthur Worley, CFP®, CLU®, CASL®, RICP®, MBA

Financial Advisor
Office 864-679-3834

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Ben is a native of Alpharetta, GA, and is a 2004 graduate of Wake Forest University (Business and Spanish).  Ben has his MBA from Clemson University.  Within the community, Ben presently serves as the President of the Wake Forest Alumni group of Upstate SC, is on the Board of Directors for the Commerce Club and volunteers with the United Way "Young Philanthropists".  Ben is also Northwestern Mutual Greenville's Growth and Development Director and is therefore responsible for selecting and developing new financial representatives.

 
 Jordan Marcus Burns

Jordan Marcus Burns

Financial Representative
Office 864-232-2881

My Networks: LinkedIn

Jordan is a third generation Clemson Alumni from Florence, SC and graduated in May 2012.  He started as an intern with Northwestern and then went full time upon graduation.  As a College Unit Director, he now has the privilege of helping lead the internship program, which had an impact on his growth and career. Jordan is very passionate about life, family, sports, and his faith.  He and his wife Chelsea are active members of Grace Church downtown.   His favorite activities outside of work are playing basketball and more basketball, Clemson sports, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.  

 
 Zachary Lee Banks

Zachary Lee Banks

Financial Representative
Office 864-232-2881 ext. 2228

My Networks: LinkedIn

Zach is a Greenville native where he attended Greenville High School and then went on to the wonderful University of South Carolina. Zach has been with Northwestern since his sophomore year in college, after graduating in December of 2010 he came on as a full time financial representative. Zach enjoys playing sports, especially basketball and loves a good challenge.

 
 Austin D Pullicin

Austin D Pullicin, CLU®

College Unit Director
Office 828-210-3810

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 Tony Allen

Tony Allen

College Unit Director
Office 864-232-2881 ext. 2285

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Tony Is a native of Chicago Illinois, He is married to his best friend Courtney Allen with whom he is blessed to be the father of their two beautiful children Leonardo Allen and Charlotte Allen. Tony is a die-hard Chicago Bears fan and every year is the beginning of “their year.” As a College Unit Director, he now has the privilege of helping lead the internship program and have a positive impact on the young lives of this community and others across the country. Tony is also very passionate about his faith and he and his family are members of Grace Church in Greenville! Tony started his practice in October of 2014 in Greenville and is happy to see the extraordinary culture that Greenville provides its community.

 
 Brett G. Smith

Brett G. Smith, MBA, CFP®

Business & Estate Planning Specialist
Office 864-679-3848

My Networks: LinkedIn

Brett Smith began his career with Northwestern Mutual in January, 2012. Brett’s goal is to assist any client who desires to develop a comprehensive financial plan and steward their assets for themselves and/or future generations – with a focus on families and business owners. Brett is a West Point graduate and served five years in the XVIII ABN Corps at Fort Bragg, NC. Brett received his masters from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business MBA Program. 

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