Our Team

We’ve built a thriving team here.

We enjoy working together on our common mission of helping clients achieve a lifetime of financial security.

We work alongside you. We’ve had the honor of sharing so many milestones with our amazing clients, from marriages and first babies to becoming empty nesters and nearing retirement. While you’re living life to the fullest, we’re busy growing your wealth.

Please reach out anytime. No matter is too small when it comes to your financial future.

Team photo
Team photo

Chris Kerstin, CLU<sup>®</sup>, ChFC<sup>®</sup>, CFP<sup>®</sup>, CASL<sup>®</sup>, RICP<sup>®</sup>

Chris Kerstin, CLU®, ChFC®, CFP®, CASL®, RICP®

With 25+ years of expertise delivering investment and wealth management programs, Chris collaborates with Jim to guide clients through the planning process and help them realize their financial goals. Chris joined Northwestern Mutual’s west suburban offices after college in 1991 and has since earned numerous professional awards and accolades. Chris and his wife Kim stay busy with extracurricular and sporting events with their five combined children. In his free time, he’s passionate about coaching youth sports and currently serves as head coach of the Naperville North High School Feeder Football Team.

Chris is a Certified Financial Planner professional (CFP®) and have earned the Chartered Life Underwriter® (CLU®), Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®), Chartered Advisor for Senior Living® (CASL®) and Retirement Income Certified Professional® (RICP®) designations. He’s also series 6, 7, 63 & 65 registered.  


 
Kristen L. Costigan

Kristen L. Costigan

Associate Financial Representative
Office 630-723-5082

Kristen joined Northwestern Mutual in 2007. She’s been a steadfast team member of Jim’s since 2010. Kristen is responsible for client service for the team, including insurance premium payments, policy loans and other policy management. She manages the application and underwriting experience for clients and provides support to Jim. She holds life, health and long-term care licensures. Kristen lives in Batavia with her husband Jim and three college-age children. She enjoys spending time with her family, watching the Cubs, cooking and exploring her hobby of photography.

 

 
Michelle M. Wegman

Michelle M. Wegman

Associate Financial Representative
Office 630-723-5081

Michelle is the newest member of our team. She comes to us with 11 years of experience in the investment and insurance service industry. She manages overall office operations, the team’s calendar, meeting preparation and is enjoying getting to know Jim’s clients, both longstanding and new. Michelle earned a degree in mathematics and holds life and health insurance licensures. Her and her husband Mark live in Riverside. Now an empty nester, she continues to be proud and amazed by her adult children. In her free time, Michelle loves spending time with family, travel adventures and reading.

 
Danielle N Brosted Gajewski

Danielle N Brosted Gajewski

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 630-723-5091

Danielle joined the Northwestern family in 2003. After graduating from college with high honors, she earned her licenses in both insurance and investments. Committed to strengthening clients’ financial goals, Danielle is a past recipient of the Assistant of the Year Award from Northwestern Mutual. She’s happy to answer questions regarding investment accounts and insurance policies, and prides herself in responding quickly to our clients' needs. Danielle lives in the western suburbs with her husband Paul and two sons. She enjoys kickboxing and spending time with her family.

 

James R. Campbell, CLU®, ChFC®

Wealth Management Advisor

 

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