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DOWNERS GROVE, IL – AUGUST, 2020  – Northwestern Mutual is honoring Hawthorn Woods-based FINANCIAL ADVISOR, Michael A. Lankford, for his commitment and drive to help families and businesses plan for and achieve financial security. As part of this recognition, Lankford ranked #15 in the company, #4 for the Central Region, and he will be inducted into the company’s elite membership, the 2019/2020 Forum Group.

Lankford is affiliated with Northwestern Mutual Chicagoland in Downers Grove, IL and he is based in the Schaumburg, IL office. This is the 6th time that he has received the Forum honor.

Forum award qualifiers represent the top segment of Northwestern Mutual’s industry-leading financial representative; only five percent of more than 6,000 financial representatives receive this recognition.

Lankford will be recognized at a leadership conference in November, along with other Forum honorees.

About Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for more than 160 years. Through a distinctive, whole-picture planning approach, we empower our clients to make the most of every single day and plan for important moments in their future. We combine the expertise of our financial professionals with a personalized digital experience to help our clients navigate their financial lives every day. With $265.0 billion in assets, $28.1 billion in revenues, and $1.8 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to 4.5 million people who rely on us for life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, brokerage and advisory services, trust services, and discretionary portfolio management solutions. The company manages more than $125 billion of client assets through its wealth management and investment services. Northwestern Mutual ranks 104 on the 2018 FORTUNE 500 and is recognized by FORTUNE® as one of the “World’s Most Admired” life insurance companies in 2018.

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).

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