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.

Barbara W. De Berry, CFP<sup>®</sup>, CLU<sup>®</sup>, ChFC<sup>®</sup>, CASL<sup>®</sup>, CLTC<sup>®</sup>

Barbara W. De Berry, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, CLTC®

Long Term Care Specialist
Our Long Term Care Specialist helps individual and corporate clients understand their long-term care needs and designs solutions tailored to their unique situation.

A native of Asheville, Barbara lives in Durham with her husband and their two daughters.

Representing Northwestern Mutual since 1996.

Bachelor of Science Business Administration North Carolina, University of Chapel Hill.

Donald E Reed, CLU<sup>®</sup>, ChFC<sup>®</sup>

Donald E Reed, CLU®, ChFC®

Wealth Management Advisor

Donald Reed joined Northwestern Mutual in 1978 after completing his doctorate in management and finance at Florida State University.  In 1986, Donald Reed earned the professional designation of Chartered LIfe Underwriter (CLU ®).  For financial representatives such as Donald Reed, the CLU® designation is the common bond for continuing growth and commitment to professionalism.

Then, in 1989, Donald Reed earned the Chartered FInancial Consultant (ChFC®) designation, confirming his commitment to understanding a client's total financial situation and maintaining the ethical standards adhered to through The American College.

After earning his professional designations, Donald Reed went on to become president of the American Society of CLUs® and ChFCs® of Western North Carolina and president of Land of Sky Estate Planning Council.

Since Donald Reed's career with Northwestern Mutual began in 1978. he has become a qualifying member of the Million Dollar Round Table, the premier association for financial professionals, 15 times.



Fredrick S Wilkerson, J.D., CLU<sup>®</sup>, ChFC<sup>®</sup>, CFP<sup>®</sup>

Fredrick S Wilkerson, J.D., CLU®, ChFC®, CFP®

Estate & Business Planning Specialist
Our Estate & Business Planning Specialist assists clients with estate, business and executive benefit needs.
Financial Representative
Wealth Management Advisor

Fred Wilkerson is the Estate Strategies Group Specialist.  He completed his undergraduate studies at West Virginia University.  Fred is a Northwestern Mutual Former qualifier and has spoken at dozens of Regional and Annual Meetings.  He has been with Northwestern Mutual since 1987.

Mark B. Clary, CFP<sup>®</sup>

Mark B. Clary, CFP®

Wealth Management Advisor

Mark came to Greenville, SC in 1990 as a freshman at Furman University, where he was a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity and the Collegiate Educational Service Corporation. He graduated with a B.A. in Urban Studies/Sociology in 1994, then immediately joined Northwestern Mutual as a Wealth Management Advisor. Today he holds the professional distinction of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®), as well as professional memberships with the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and the Greenville Estate Planning Council. 

Mark is married to Amy, a Greenville native, and they have three sons: Witt, Joey, and Carter. He is committed to and actively involved in the Greenville community. He is a member of First Presbyterian Church, where he serves as an Elder. Additionally, he has served on the boards of some key organizations in the Greenville community, including United Way of Greenville, Community Foundation of Greenville, and Gateway House. Mark currently serves on the board of Presbyterian Retirement Communities of SC.



William J. Cooper, CLU®, ChFC®
Wealth Management Advisor

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