Daniel Covert Named College Unit Director at Northwestern Mutual-Chesterfield

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. – MAY 2, 2023 – Daniel Covert has been named college unit director for Northwestern Mutual and The Zara Group in Chesterfield, MO.

As a college unit director, he will coach and lead a team of college financial representatives who are participating in the firm’s nationally top-rated internship program. Covert will continue to serve as a financial advisor and on the firm’s leadership team.

“As a young advisor starting right out of college, Daniel has really excelled. He has not only been one of the top young advisors in the firm, but he has also grown into a very talented leader. We are super excited that he is taking on the role of a College Unit Director at The Zara Group and will be instrumental in developing the next generation of advisors to serve our community,” said Jim Zara CLU®, ChFC®, managing director, of Northwestern Mutual-Chesterfield.

Covert joined Northwestern Mutual in 2019. He graduated from Maryville University in Chesterfield, MO in 2019 with a bachelors degree in Sports Business Management, and played on Maryville’s baseball team.

“Daniel’s passion for helping others realize what’s possible is now carrying over to the young professionals that will be the future of our office. His energy, character and integrity will help to maintain the huge impact we have on the community and remain the #1 college internship program for financial professionals in the country,” said Covert’s mentor, Christian Henley, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, RICP®, MBA and wealth management advisor and field director.

Since 1997 the company’s financial representative internship program was named by Vault.com the #1 internship for students seeking careers in the financial services industry.

About Northwestern Mutual
Northwestern Mutual has been helping people and businesses achieve financial security for more than 165 years. Through a comprehensive planning approach, Northwestern Mutual combines the expertise of its financial professionals with a personalized digital experience and industry-leading products to help its clients plan for what’s most important. With more than $558 billion of total assets being managed across the company’s institutional portfolio as well as retail investment client portfolios, nearly $35 billion in revenues, and $2.2 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than five million people with life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, and brokerage and advisory services. Northwestern Mutual ranked 97 on the 2022 FORTUNE 500.

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI (life and disability insurance, annuities, and life insurance with long-term care benefits) and its subsidiaries. Northwestern Mutual and its subsidiaries offer a comprehensive approach to financial security solutions including: life insurance, long-term care insurance, disability income insurance, annuities, life insurance with long-term care benefits, investment products, and advisory products and services. Subsidiaries include Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC (NMIS) (securities), broker-dealer, registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC; the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company® (NMWMC) (fiduciary and fee-based financial planning services), federal savings bank; and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company (NLTC) (long-term care insurance). Daniel Covert is an insurance agent of NM. Not all Northwestern Mutual representatives are advisors. Only those representatives with “Advisor” in their title or who otherwise disclose their status as an advisor of NMWMC are credentialed as NMWMC representatives to provide investment advisory services.