Network of Specialists

Through Northwestern Mutual, I have access to a Network of Specialists. We help each other, share ideas and common values, and leverage each other's talents to help you achieve your personal dream of financial security.

Brian Lee Aikens, CFP<sup>®</sup>, CLTC<sup>®</sup>

Brian Lee Aikens, CFP®, CLTC®

Brian's mission is to build long-term relationships with hisclients, which allows him to challenge them to make the personal, professional, and financial changes they would not have made without their relationship.  In addition, to being a financial advisor, Brian is a member of the Northwestern Mutual-Akron/Canton Leadership team.  As a member of the leadership team, Brian is responsible for recruiting and developing financial representatives.  Brian leads by example and coaches new financial representatives on building a successful business.

Brian graduated from Ohio University Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Business Administration.  He majored in Finance, Marketing, and concentrated in both Ohio Real Estate and Insurance.  Brian lives in Cuyahoga Falls, OH and enjoys being active in the community takes pride in providing sponsorship and support to the following area organizations:

  • Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
  • Stow Booster Club
  • The University of Akron Finance Advisory Board
  • Ohio University College of Business Mentoring Program
  • Ohio University Alumni Association


John R Adams, CLU<sup>®</sup>, ChFC<sup>®</sup>, CASL<sup>®</sup>, RICP<sup>®</sup>, CFP<sup>®</sup>

John R Adams, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, RICP®, CFP®

Life Insurance Specialist
Our Life Insurance Specialist guides individuals and businesses in the effective uses of life insurance to help manage risk and achieve a variety of financial security objectives.
Stanley E Shearer, CLU<sup>®</sup>, ChFC<sup>®</sup>, CASL<sup>®</sup>, CLTC<sup>®</sup>, AEP<sup>®</sup>

Stanley E Shearer, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, CLTC®, AEP®

Estate & Business Planning Specialist
Our Estate & Business Planning Specialist assists clients with estate, business and executive benefit needs.

Justin W Sovine

Financial Advisor


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