Management Team

The success of our group can be directly attributed to the high quality of leadership and the strength of our management team. Our goal is to ensure the continued success of our financial representatives by providing the proper guidance and support to help them experience both personal and professional growth.

 
 Peter F Striano III

Peter F Striano III

Managing Partner
Email
Office 561-962-2928

Peter F. Striano lll, joined Northwestern Mutual in 1992 as the agency’s first college agent. He signed his full-time contract after a successful college career in December of 1993. He has held the titles of College Agent, Special Agent, College Unit Director, Field Director, Managing Director and was appointed to Managing Partner in January of 2008.

The Striano Financial Group began with two District Offices and 51 Financial Representatives and a near negative under five year fact sheet. As of today, they have six District Offices in addition to the Network Office, more than 150 Financial Representatives with 30 Directors, and their under five FYC’s have consistently been in the Top 10.

The Striano Financial Group has won numerous management awards for delivering quality service to their policy holders. They have won the growth award and achievement award every year they have been eligible, which has amounted to the last five years, each being in category one. Pete and his team consistently beat their recruiting targets each year by achieving 50% in five and 100% in ten.

Pete is married to Aline, who he met while in college at Florida Atlantic University. They have two beautiful children; a son Peter Alex Striano lV and a daughter Sarah Striano. Pete is very active in local community activities, as well as charities. Pete’s philosophy is to find humor in everything in life and there is nothing funnier than a typical day as a Managing Partner.

 
 Jesse M. Bouchard

Jesse M. Bouchard, CLTC®


Office 561-997-7122

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Jesse Bouchard is the Chief Development Officer for Striano Financial Group.  Jesse started his career with Northwestern Mutual in 2007 as the first Northwestern Mutual intern from Florida Gulf Coast University.  He signed his first full-time contract after a successful college career in March of 2008.  During Jesse’s time as a Financial Representative, he held the titles of College Unit Director, and Field Director, before being appointed the Director of Development to the Managing Director in our Fort Myers, Florida office in 2011. 

During Jesse’s time as Director of Development he completed an extensive leadership and development curriculum from our Home Office. Jesse is a certified coach within Northwestern Mutual and has also completed leadership and development courses through Dale Carnegie and John Maxwell training. 

In September of 2017 Jesse moved to Boca Raton to become the Chief Development Officer for the Striano Financial Group.  As Chief Development Officer, Jesse works with our wonderful recruiting and management teams in our six district offices, along with more than our 150 agents and advisors in south Florida. 

Jesse is married to Victoria, and they have an amazing son Owen Michael Bouchard.  Jesse is very active within his alma matter, and has served as President of the Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association, and also on the Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation Board of Directors. 

 
 Ian Maxwell Gordon

Ian Maxwell Gordon

District Director
Office 561-284-8057
Mobile 561-401-1981

Ian started his career with the Striano Financial Group in 2012 working out of the Palm Beach Gardens Office.  Originally from Pittsburgh and an alum of Indiana University, Ian is a consistent member of our Big 12, and in 2018 wrote over 150 lives, Diamond club in premium, was a Top 50 new client writer in the south, was # 4 in our agency, and most importantly hitting the Forum achievement which is only achieved by less than one percent of all advisors. 

Ian became a District Director in 2018 and since then has recruited and developed some of the top new advisors in the nation. 

In his free time Ian enjoys spending time with his family, fishing in Jupiter-inlet, and boating.

Ian is married to his wife Bridgid, and together they have a son Truett, and are expecting their second son in April of 2020!

 
 Linda Buccilli

Linda Buccilli

District Director
Mobile 561-445-2645
Office 561-997-7122

Linda Buccilli currently serves as a District Director in the Network Office. Linda was born and raised in South Florida. She is a proud mother of two sons. Her favorite thing to do is cook and spend time at the beach.

Additionally, Linda earned the Certified in Long Term Care Designation and has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2011. 

Linda is located at:
1515 S Federal Hwy, Suite 208

Boca Raton, FL 33432

 

 
 Brad Mitchell

Brad Mitchell, CLU®

District Director
Office 561-962-2917

Brad Mitchell currently serves as the District Director of the Network Office.

Brad began his career with Northwestern Mutual in 1991. Brad started his career under Managing Partner Chuck McIntyre, in Boca Raton. In 2002 he accepted the position of Field Director. In 2011, Brad, accepted a position as District Director in the Network Office with Pete Striano, Managing Partner.  

 
 Mike Enlow

Mike Enlow


Email
Office 561-997-7122

Mike Enlow currently serves as the Director of Network Office Supervision.

Mike has been with Northwestern Mutual for nine years. During his tenure he has held the roles of NMIS Operations, Director of Training, Recruiting, Assistant Director of Network Office Supervision and most recently Director of Network Office Supervision.

Mike graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a degree in Finance. He also holds the CLU® designation.

Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual, Mike worked for Citigroup as a Client Financial Analyst.

 

Laura Nell Ford

Chief Financial Officer
Email
Office 561-962-2942
Mobile 561-886-8500
Fax 561-994-6217

Laura Ford started with Northwestern Mutual in 2008. Laura began working directly with our Managing Partner, Pete Striano, and does a great job as our agency’s CFO.

Laura handles many different things for Striano Financial Group, among them working with our advisors and management to understand payout, bonus’ & incentive compensation. 

Laura has a daughter Britney that is in high school, and is engaged to her fiance Chris. 

 

 
 Daniel Marquez

Daniel Marquez

Director of Operations
Email
Office 561-962-2943

Dan started with Northwestern Mutual in 2003.  Prior to Northwestern Mutual Dan worked at Eastern Airlines and in banking for many years

Dan is our Director of Operations and among those duties heads our contracting and licensing department for new advisors, and also serves as our Assistant Director of Network Office Supervision.

Dan is married to his wife Louise, is a marathon man, having completed a marathon, and is a die-hard Florida Gators fan. 

 
 Bill McKernan

Bill McKernan

Managing Director
Office 561-284-8113

250 S. Australian Ave, Suite 1601
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Bill McKernan joined Northwestern Mutual as a Financial Representative in June 2002. In 2006, while continuing to run his personal business, Bill moved into the role of a Field Director, where he mentored a group of talented professionals.  Bill became the Managing Director of his own office, The McKernan Financial Group, located in beautiful downtown West Palm Beach in 2012.  He is joined by his wife, Brooke McKernan, who began her career as a College Intern, along with 20 other advisors/representatives whom work out of his office.  

 
 Glenn Eric Black

Glenn Eric Black

Managing Director
Office 239-985-2810

My Networks: LinkedIn

Glenn Black serves as the Managing Director in the Ft. Myers district network office located at:

10070 Daniels Interstate Ct. Suite 230
Ft. Myers, FL 33913

Glenn started his career with Northwestern Mutual in 1986 as a Financial Representative, after ten years he was appointed to Managing Director in February of 1996.  Glenn is passionate about his community, helping one person, one family and one business at a time to meet their financial goals.  He also is passionate about developing individuals in a career with Northwestern Mutual.  He loves working and managing a dynamic team in The Glenn Black Financial Group.

 
 J. Mark Warner

J. Mark Warner, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®

Managing Director
Office 561-630-6300

My Networks: LinkedIn

Mark Warner serves as the Managing Director for the Palm Beach Gardens Office located at:

3300 PGA Boulvard Suite 400
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Mark joined Northwestern Mutual in 1996 after a career with the United States Navy. Mark is a Wealth Management Advisor and has earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification. He began mentoring newer Financial Representatives as a Field Director in 1999. In 2009, Mark's Field Unit was named the top unit in Northwestern Mutual's southern region. In January 2012, Mark was appointed as the Managing Director of the Northwestern Mutual District Network Office in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. 

Mark graduated with distinction from the United States Naval Academy in 1989 and served seven years after graduation on active duty as a Nuclear Trained Surface Warfare Officer.  He is a Desert Storm veteran.  Mark also earned a Master's degree from Florida Atlantic University in 2003.

Mark is known for developing great leaders for Northwestern Mutual, playing a large role in developing District Director Ian Gordon, Field Director Vanesa Mullin, and College Unit Director Sean Mullin who are now a part of our network office team in Boca Raton. 

Mark and his wife Kim currently reside in Jupiter and together have four children, Andrew, Jack, Jordan, and Reagan.

 
 Michael Patrick Celli

Michael Patrick Celli

Managing Director
Office 305-760-9920

3323 NE 163rd St, Suite 503
N Miami Beach, FL 33160

Michael "Mick" Celli currently serves as the Managing Director in the North Miami Beach Office:

Mick Celli, joined Northwestern Mutual as a Financial Representative in 2011. Mick has been in the Financial Services Industry since 2002. Prior to joing the financial services industry in 2002, Mick played four seasons of professional baseball with the Atlanta Braves organization. 

In January 2013, Mick joined the management team as a College Unit Director. He took his passion for athletics and worked with student athletes looking for growth in an internship role. His real life experience on and off the playing field makes him a great mentor to young aspiring entrepreneurs.

Currently, Mick works as a Managing Director, under the mentorship of Pete Striano, Managing Partner.  Mick holds the CLTC designation and requirements for Financial Advisor.  Mick is married to his wife Julie, and they have two boys, Dominick and Brandon. 
 

 
 Tim Snow

Tim Snow

Managing Director
Office 561-245-9277

My Networks: LinkedIn

Tim Snow serves as the Managing Director of the North Boca Raton Office.

Tim Snow began his career with Northwestern Mutual in 2005. Tim accepted an offer to lead a team in the Network Office as a Field Director. Tim was later given the opportunity to open an office in Coconut Creek and then Ft. Lauderdale.

In January 2015, Tim came back to the Network Office to lead a strong team as a District Director. Tim was one of the top District Directors in the country and In 2018 Tim Snow was promoted to Managing Director in our North Boca Raton Location.

Tim is married to his wife Mary Beth who also helps him run the operations and finances of the North Boca Raton office. 

 
 Sabrina Torrella

Sabrina Torrella

Field Director
Mobile 954-560-1024
Office 561-997-7122

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Sabrina Torrella began her career in finance in 2005 and  joined Northwestern Mutual in 2015. She soon achieved Pacesetter 40 and in 2018 she was the top 4th year advisor in the Striano Financial Group, achieving 100 lives, and our coveted Life Impact award.

 

In 2019 Sabrina became a Field Director under District Director Linda Buccilli, and is growing her team of all-star new advisors to serve the South Florida community.

 

Sabrina was born in Brazil and her background is from Japan. She is married to her husband Eric and they have a beautiful daughter Victoria.

 

 

 

 
 Vanesa Mullin

Vanesa Mullin

Field Director
Office 561-284-8048
Mobile 561-252-4088

My Networks: LinkedIn Facebook

Vanesa graduated in 2008 from American Intercontinental University.  Originally working retail, Vanesa started her career in March 2016 at Northwestern Mutual in Palm Beach Gardens.  Vanesa wanted to pursue a career with Northwestern Mutual to help the Hispanic community be more confident and knowledgeable about their finances and planning. 

As a new advisor Vanesa achieved Pacesetter 40, Pacesetter Second 60, Top 50 Bronze and Gold award. 

In 2018 she was in the 100 lives club, led our agency in new clients, was Top 50 new clients in the south, Silver award, and was in the Top 10 leading female Hispanic advisors in the entire company!

Vanesa became a Field Director in January 2019, and is such a good recruiter that she recruiter her husband Sean in to the business in 2016! 

Vanesa and Sean are expecting their first child, a baby boy, at the end of 2019!

 
 Sean Mullin

Sean Mullin

College Unit Director
Mobile 561-351-8433

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Sean attended college at the University of Central Florida and began his career with Northwestern Mutual in 2016. 

He was recruited by his wife, Vanesa, who is a Field Director for District Director Ian Gordon.

Sean started in our Palm Beach Gardens office where he learned from Managing Director, Mark Warner.  In 2018 Sean moved along with Vanesa and Ian to our network office in Boca Raton where he took on the role as College Unit Director.

Sean has a passion for helping clients, and developing future advisors.  He and his wife are expecting their first child, a son, at the end of 2019! 

 
 Wesley H. Davis

Wesley H. Davis

College Unit Director
Office 561-997-7122
Fax 561-994-6217

My Networks: LinkedIn Facebook

Wes joined Northwestern Mutual in 2011 as a college intern.  Originally from Naples, Wes attended and graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University. 

After college, Wes became a full-time advisor in our Fort Myers office. 

In 2018, Wes moved to Boca Raton to work out of our network office and in 2019 became the College Unit Director.  He uses his immense passion for the internship to attract and develop future intern candidates to our wonderful organization. 

Wes loves to travel and his favorite place to visit is Japan!

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