Northwestern Mutual–Chicago Promotes Merritt to Director of Internship and New Career Development

Financial planning firm fosters a roadmap for the growth of the next generation in finance.
By: Northwestern Mutual Chicago
CHICAGO - March 11, 2024 - PRLog -- Northwestern Mutual – Chicago has announced the promotion of Carrie Merritt to the role of director of internship and new career development with the Chicago-based financial planning firm.

"In a company culture that brings together highly ambitious individuals to pursue professional success, Carrie plays a key role," Corey D. McQuade, managing partner at Northwestern Mutual – Chicago, said. "Carrie is a collaborative leader passionate about transforming aspiring young professionals into advisors 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 leading the college program while 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 Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and a bachelor's degree from Miami University in Ohio.

She resides in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood with her husband and two sons.

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. Ranked one of Chicago's Top Workplaces, according to the Chicago Tribune (, Northwestern Mutual – Chicago provides career and internship opportunities to individuals who want to grow personally and professionally.

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