Luke Madsen has been a Wealth Management Advisor with Northwestern Mutual since 2002. His mission is to develop enduring relationships with clients by providing expert guidance for a lifetime of financial security. He has helped many achieve a more secure future for themselves, their families, and businesses by providing a wide range of planning ideas and services to address personal needs and goals. Before building the Pillar Financial Group, Luke held leadership roles for over 10 years with Northwestern Mutual, including Managing director of the Bellevue office.
Luke was born and raised in rural north Idaho. He moved to Seattle in 2002 after earning a degree in economics and finance from the University of Idaho and married his high school sweetheart, Tenneall. In January 2016, Tenneall and Luke welcomed a new addition to their family, a baby boy named Arthur.
Kevin Kent has been with Northwestern Mutual since 1984. He specializes in retirement income financial planning and advanced financial planning for individuals, professionals and small business owners. As your Wealth Management advisor, Kevin will educate and work with you to take greater control over your financial future. He will listen, clarify, and help you prioritize goals and aspirations to develop a financial strategy designed to help you achieve your vision for the future.
Kevin graduated in 1984 from Washington State University. He currently resides in Sammamish with his family and blind dog. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, skiing, mountain biking, water sports, cooking, and spending time at the lake with family and friends.
Keith Foe has been a Wealth Management Advisor with Northwestern Mutual since 2002. He earned his undergraduate degree in Finance, as well as his MBA from the University of Washington. Keith specializes in working with clients in or close to retirement. He provides a comprehensive and holistic planning approach to fit your needs. As your goals and aspirations are attained or you find they’ve changed over time, Keith will continue to work closely with you to make adjustments to your plan.
Keith is a Seattle native. Currently living in Belltown, he loves to take advantage of all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer by getting outdoors to ski, spending time on Lake Union and Lake Washington, and taking weekend trips with his girlfriend, Anisa, and their dog, Crimson. In the community, Keith regularly volunteers for the Seattle Brain Cancer Walk and teaches accounting classes to prospective CPA candidates at North Seattle College.
Mick Anderson has been with Northwestern Mutual since 1981. He takes pride in helping his clients build a comprehensive financial strategy which includes estate, retirement income, asset strategies, life, disability income and long term care insurance planning. Financial planning is a life-long process. As a Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Advisor, Mick has the knowledge and expertise to help you discover your core values and integrate them into your planning process. To develop your plan, he will discover your vision for the future, your mission in life and your personal financial philosophy.
Mick was born and raised on the eastside and a graduate of Washington State University. He and his wife Carol enjoy playing golf, boating, hiking with family and friends and time at their Eastern Washington home.
Dave Griffith has been a Wealth Management Advisor with Northwestern Mutual since 1996. He provides customized recommendations to help plan for your financial future. More specifically, Dave will help you adequately prepare for retirement. His plan will assess your current financial situation, help determine your retirement lifestyle, and make recommendations to help ensure you achieve your retirement goals.
Dave has been married to Kris for over 35 years. They live in Kirkland. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, hiking, snow skiing and volunteers his time in the community. Dave is involved with Rotary and blood drives with Northwest Blood Center. He also serves on the board and is a member of the East King County Estate Planning Council.
Ashwin has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2015 and joined Pillar Financial Group in the fall of 2018. He specializes in working with young professionals and young families with careers in the tech industry. With his detailed planning process, many young adult clients learn the importance of planning and how it can help them achieve their goals and objectives.
Ashwin is a University of Arizona alumni. Having grown up in the Greater Seattle Area, he is happy to back spending time with his family and exploring his creative talents photographing the beautiful PNW.
Will Mason joined Northwestern Mutual in early 2016 and became a member of Pillar Financial Group in the Spring of 2018. Will specializes in planning for small businesses and families of all sizes. He provides strategy and insight to help clients achieve their goals and objectives at every stage of life.
Will grew up in the Northwest and moved to Seattle in 2005 after several years on the East coast. He’s had a career in wine previously and still makes that a big part of his life. He and his wife, Kaitlyn, take advantage of Seattle’s rich restaurant culture and its close proximity to the mountains whenever possible.
Prior to joining the Pillar Financial Group, Kelli Aggerbeck was a Trade Support Specialist for Washington Mutual Capital Markets; her experience also includes working as Operations Specialist and Registered Representative at Freeman Welwood, a former local brokerage firm. She holds her Washington State life and disability insurance license, as well as her Series-6, Series-65, and Series-7 investment licenses. Kelli is committed to meeting all of your service needs and providing you the best client experience possible.
How can Kelli help you?
General Questions and Inquiries
New Insurance Applications and Underwriting Process
Chelsea Grimm earned her Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Washington State University and comes from a background in investments and lending. She holds her Washington State life and disability insurance license, Series-6, Series-63, and Series-7 investment licenses, as well as her CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professional certification. She works with clients to build their Personal Financial Plans.
Scott Duthweiler is our most senior associate and has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2001. He is licensed for all of your security needs and is extremely knowledgeable about all the products and services we offer. Scott takes pride in offering exceptional client service, nurtured and developed during his more than 10 years concierge experience as Guests Service Manager of the once famed Olympic Four Seasons. Scott holds his Washington State life and disability license, Series-63, Series-65, and Series-7 investment licenses, as well as his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professional certification.
Prior to joining the Pillar Financial Group and moving to the Pacific Northwest, Tanner Danks earned his Bachelor Degree in Marketing and Advertising from Winona State University in Minnesota. He holds his Washington State life and disability insurance license.
How can Tanner help you?
Insurance Service Requests
New Insurance Applications and Underwriting Process
Claire McCann returned to her native Seattle and joined Northwestern Mutual in 2013 after receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Montana. As the Executive Assistant, Claire assists clients with service requests, answering questions, and scheduling meetings; bonding with and servicing clients with the highest quality is what makes Claire an asset to the Pillar team.
Katya joined Pillar Financial Group in March, 2019 after transitioning from a career in healthcare. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Western Washington University in June, 2016 and lettered three years as a collegiate rower. In her current role as an executive assistant, Katya assists with answering calls, scheduling meetings, and processing/executing client service requests. She holds her Washington State life and disability insurance license. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time on the water and playing as an active member of the Seattle Australian Rules Football Club.