Upon finishing at Northern Illinois University, Doug transitioned into a successful career in sales where he received national recognition for new accounts. In 2000, Doug pursued a career with Northwestern Mutual and became a financial representative where he found he could thrive and make a lasting impact on the financial well-being of families and individuals.
Through hard work and dedication to his clients, Doug has been a national leader at Northwestern Mutual in the area of Long-term Care planning. Doug thoroughly enjoys the work he does and the team that he works with, and receives much satisfaction knowing that he’s making a lasting impact for his clients.
Doug and his wife, Karen, have been married since 1991 and have 2 beautiful daughters, Elle and Karina (who love dogs!). They settled years ago in North Aurora, Illinois, which turned out to be an optimal location for the girls who both attended Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. While Elle’s passion is jewelry design and gemology, Karina pursues holistic/organic healing and is passionate about well-being for herself and others.
Doug regularly finds time for early morning workouts. He supports Wayside Cross Ministries in Aurora and serves in their prison ministry.
After graduating from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, with a B. S. degree in Finance, Vince spent 10 years in the corporate world, with responsibilities as a Corporate Controller, and General Manager. Much of that time was spent in strategic planning for the business. While managing his corporate life, Vince was able to obtain his M.B.A. in Finance from DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois.
Vince applied much of his corporate experience in planning when joining Northwestern Mutual years ago. He developed a very diverse estate planning and investment management practice serving sole proprietors, business partnerships, closely-held businesses, and successful executives and their families.
Marketplace demand migrated his attention toward the design, implementation, and service of qualified retirement plans, along with one of his business partners, Dave Johnson. Dave and Vince have succeeded in building a nationally-ranked retirement plans business that blends high-touch service with plan sponsors, and meaningful, education-focused consulting with plan participants.
Vince lives in Naperville, Illinois with his wife, Cindy. They have two sons, both married. Nathan lives in Barrington, Illinois, with his wife, Morgan. They have two children, Hannah and Caleb. Nathan is owner of Delack Media Group. Ryan lives in Wheaton, Illinois, with his wife, Julia. They have two children, Ellie and Caroline. Ryan is CFO for the Dickson Company in Addison, Illinois. Vince is creatively involved with photography, and produces a colorful calendar that is distributed to the firm’s clients each year.
After graduating from the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, with a B. S. degree in Accounting (Class Rank 1), a B.A. degree in Psychology, and an M.B.A. (Class Rank 1), Dave joined Ernst & Ernst (now EY). His 12 year career there, as a CPA, focused on consulting in the financial services industry and he was the Partner in Charge of Financial Services Consulting, Midwest Region.
He then embarked on a 12 year career in banking, initially as President of Aetna Bank in Chicago. After a merger and consolidation of 9 banks, Dave’s duties included the Chairmanship of the Bank’s Trust Department, overseeing investment management for individuals, trusts, and qualified retirement plans.
Dave joined Northwestern Mutual as a retirement plans specialist where he immediately teamed with Vince Delack to work on the design, implementation, and service of qualified retirement plans. Dave and Vince have succeeded in building a nationally-ranked retirement plans business that blends high-touch service with plan sponsors, and meaningful, education-focused consulting with plan participants.
Dave and his wife Marilyn reside in Hinsdale, Illinois, where they are active in Church and Community. They have four grown children.