Northwestern Mutual-Chicago promotes Jeannette Miyazono to director of strategic development

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    Jeannette Miyazono

Updated 8/24/2022 5:36 PM

Northwestern Mutual-Chicago has promoted Jeannette Miyazono to director of strategic development.

In her new role, Miyazono will lead the newly created Office of Strategic Growth and Enduring Firm Development, aligning the financial planning firm's professional development, practice management, marketing and client relations center.


"Jeannette is a highly collaborative, strategic and consultative professional whose strong ability to lead plays an integral role in advancing our vision to be a firm of enduring firms," said Corey D. McQuade, managing partner, Northwestern Mutual-Chicago. "With her leadership, we will come alongside our representatives and advisors, aligning their vision with our resources and setting the standard for building, growing and transitioning generational financial planning firms."

Miyazono brings more than ten years of experience in business consulting, coaching and development, marketing and client loyalty to her new position. She joined Northwestern Mutual-Chicago in 2010 as a Client Relations Coordinator, was promoted to Client Relations Supervisor in 2013 and Associate Director of Client Relations in 2015. In her previous roles, Miyazono launched a sponsorship program for career and emerging advisors and representatives, and enhanced strategic community partnerships. She co-led the firm's childhood cancer philanthropic initiatives, which she will continue to do in her new role.

When Miyazono was promoted to Client Relations Center Director in 2017, she led Northwestern Mutual-Chicago to four consecutive years of earning the Northwestern Mutual Financial Security Award, an achievement unmatched by more than 330 Northwestern Mutual offices nationwide. The award recognizes a comprehensive approach to planning and integrating insurance and investments.

Miyazono holds a Master of Arts from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts from Loyola Marymount University. She is an International Coaching Federation Associate Certified Coach (ACC) and is certified as a financial service coach through Client Wise and Northwestern Mutual.

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Miyazono serves on the Auxiliary Board Executive Committee as Vice President of Programming at the Shedd Aquarium. In addition, she is a past Road Scholars Group Leader for the Chicago Area Runners Association.

About Northwestern Mutual - Chicago

Northwestern Mutual - Chicago, with offices in Downtown Chicago, Deerfield, Hyde Park, Oak Brook and Rosemont, is a leading Chicago-based financial planning firm providing expert guidance to help clients manage financial risk and achieve financial security

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