Northwestern Mutual-Chicago promotes Carrie Merritt to director of Internship and New Career Development

Northwestern Mutual-Chicago has announced the promotion of Carrie Merritt to the role of director of internship and new career development with the financial planning firm.

“In a company culture that brings together highly ambitious individuals to pursue professional success, Carrie plays a key role,” said Corey D. McQuade, managing partner at Northwestern Mutual-Chicago. “Carrie is a collaborative leader who is passionate about transforming aspiring young professionals into advisers who lead client relationships and financial planning teams.”

Merritt joined Northwestern Mutual-Chicago in 2023 as director of Internship Development, responsible for the vision and strategic execution of the firm’s nationally recognized program. In her new role, she will continue to lead the college program while also guiding the firm’s career development programs for the next generation of financial professionals.

Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual-Chicago, Merritt honed her strategic and marketing skills as a consultant to major Chicago-based organizations and as a mentor for MBA students.

Merritt earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree from Miami University.

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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