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Meridee Maynard

Meridee Maynard
Senior Vice President
Northwestern Mutual Companies

720 E. Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee , Wisconsin 53202

Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Help Topic – Financial Literacy

Meridee J. Maynard is Senior Vice President of Life Product of the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, Milwaukee. She joined the company in 1988 and was Vice President of the Disability Income Department prior to her present position. She has held a variety of positions in Marketing, New Business, Compliance and Sales Practices and Annuity and Accumulation Products. From 1977 until joining Northwestern, Maynard was director of financial planning and senior manager for BDO Seidman in Milwaukee. She worked primarily with closely held businesses and high net worth individuals and assisted in both personal financial planning and tax planning and preparation. She received a B.B.A. degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She is also a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) – the first one in Wisconsin, a registered representative and principal, and a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA). She also obtained her Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designations. Currently, she is a board member of America’s Second Harvest of Wisconsin. Additionally, Meridee was appointed to the Governor’s Task Force on Financial Education and is an appointed member of the Governor’s Council on Financial Literacy. Her interests include music, downhill skiing, and the theatre. She and her husband John reside in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin.

In a few years, you’ll get the opportunity to do all the things you’ve always dreamed about….you could go to college, launch your career, start a business, or even sail the seas! No matter what you do, you’ll need the money smarts to make it happen! Meridee Maynard has made a career of helping people make their dreams become reality and will discuss financial sector careers. (Running Time 22:45)