Nii Anyertei Sowah

Nii Anyertei Sowah

Director of Training and Development
Office 716-626-4591


The Training and Support We Offer

Building a successful practice as a Northwestern Mutual financial representative requires motivation to succeed, hard work and confidence in your abilities and knowledge of our services. You will gain this confidence through proper training and development; both top priorities within our firm. Our world class training experience and strategic development plan incorporates best practices that will guide you through each stage of your career – from establishing your initial business plan, to managing a growing practice, to succession planning. We are with you every step of the way!

You will receive fundamental industry and sales training, access to online educational resources, and will be able to take part in mentoring and joint work programs to gain hands-on experience.

Financial Planning Academy – You'll get a good sense of our culture through meeting 30+ financial advisors that will share their success stories. You will get the confidence and skills needed to become successful members of Northwestern Mutual. There are three components to the system: Basics, Sales School, and Comprehensive Ongoing Representative Education (CORE). 

Coaching and Mentoring – A variety of coaching and mentoring programs are also offered, including:

  • Daily individual accountability meetings with a coach
  • Weekly and monthly study groups to foster the growth and development of your business
  • Weekly consultation meetings to assist you in developing sound sales while working through case studies
  • Working jointly with established financial representatives and specialists
  • Individual mentor meetings
  • Quarterly review of your business plan goals


As a financial representative intern, you'll get real-world job experience as you discover a career with flexibility and rewards.

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Looking for a supportive team atmosphere that will provide guidance and mentorship? Do you not just want an internship, but one where you can truly make an impact on others? Need one that works around your school schedule?

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#1 in the Financial Services Industry

- Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell for Now." October 2016

Top Ten Internship for 22 Straight Years

- Vault Guide to Internships, 2018 edition

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