Financial security is often a major objective in each of our lives. You try to do what's right for those you care about, but the wrong financial decision can often undermine the best of intentions. Whether you are concerned for your own financial needs or those of your family or your business, I can help you identify your needs and provide complementary solutions.

My Mission

My mission as a Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Representative is to help you identify your current financial picture with your future financial goals. Along with a Network of Specialists, I provide innovative solutions using world-class insurance services and internationally recognized investment products. Through this, I develop enduring relationships with my clients.

The Northwestern Mutual Difference

Backed by the strength of Northwestern Mutual, my team and I provide you with a balanced approach to achieving your goal of financial security, assuring that your intentions have been understood and your needs are being addressed. And when it comes to implementing solutions, the full capabilities of Northwestern Mutual are leveraged to provide you with exclusive access to a comprehensive variety of products and services.

Gary M. Shickora, CLU®

Managing Director

2015 Dividend Announcement

Northwestern Mutual’s expected $5.5 billion dividend in 2015 will once again lead the industry.

New Retirement Webcast Replay – View Now

One of the most significant risks to your retirement savings is often overlooked. Is your plan protected? Watch our latest webcast, The Retirement Wild Card That Can Derail Your Plan, to find out.

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Make this Mother's Day Memorable

Celebrate a mother and take one easy step to help end childhood cancer.

No doubt about it: moms are heroes. Recognize mothers and mother figures who have made a difference in your life – and when you do, Northwestern Mutual will donate $5 to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to support their efforts in childhood cancer research.

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