Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Advisor Dupas Welcomes Hand As Director Of Business Development

METAIRIE, LA – Emmett Dupas III welcomes Cristin D. Hand to his practice as Director of Business Development this month.

         Hand will be responsible for planning, implementing and directing new client on-boarding, new client relations and all client events. Hand comes with 12 years of experience in the financial industry and has been with Northwestern Mutual since August 2012. Hand attended Louisiana State University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management, then went on to earn a Master of Business Administration from the University of New Orleans. She holds Series 7, 55, 63 and 65 licenses as well as a Louisiana Life, Health and Accident License.

         “We are ecstatic to have Cristin join our team in this role,” Dupas said. “Her many years of investment experience and knowledge will only further our cause of helping our clients achieve successful retirement outcomes.”

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         Dupas has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2003 and has been in the investment business since 1990. Dupas and his team specialize in helping business owners and HR departments with their retirement plans by educating them and helping with creative solutions that enable informed decisions to be made. In addition, Dupas works with individuals to identify their financial goals and create a roadmap of their future to reduce uncertainty along the way by using world-class insurance services and internationally recognized investment products.

         In 2015 and 2016, Dupas was recognized as a Top Retirement Plan Adviser by Financial Times. In 2012, 2015, 2016 and 2017 he was named a Top 100 Retirement Plan Adviser in the country by PLANADVISER Magazine. In 2012, 2013 and 2014 New Orleans CityBusiness named Dupas one of their Money Maker honorees. He has achieved Northwestern Mutual’s Most Valuable Producer for five consecutive years and prestigious FORUM two times. Dupas has been a Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member (2008-2017), Court of the Table (2008-2017) and Top of the Table (2012, 2015, 2016 and 2017).

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About Northwestern Mutual 

Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for nearly 160 years. Our financial representatives build relationships with clients through a distinctive planning approach that integrates risk management with wealth accumulation, preservation and distribution. With $238.5 billion in assets, $27.9 billion in revenues and more than $1.6 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.4 million people who rely on us for insurance and investment solutions, including life, disability income and long-term care insurance; annuities; trust services; mutual funds; and investment advisory products and services. Northwestern Mutual ranks 100 on the 2016 FORTUNE 500, and is recognized by FORTUNE® as one of the “World’s Most Admired” life insurance companies in 2016. 

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Milwaukee, WI, 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), broker-dealer, registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC; the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company (NMWMC), federal savings bank; and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company (NLTC). 


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