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Northwestern Mutual proudly sponsered the "4Kay Run" on Saturday, April 5th 2014.  The race was a 4k in tandem with the NCAA Women's Basketball Championships held in Nashville.  The proceeds benefitted the Kay Yow Breast Cancer Foundation.  Yow was a former basketball coach at North Carolina State University who lost her battle with breast cancer.  Matt Self, Managing Director of Northwestern Mutual - Green  Hills, gave the opening remarks to a crowd of over 1,000 people participating in the race events.









Matt Self Appointed Managing Director


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 4, 2013) ---The Pruett Financial Group of Northwestern Mutual today announced the opening of a new district office in Green Hills and the appointment of wealth management advisor Matt Self, ChFC®, CASL®, CLU®,CFP®, as managing director of the office.

Northwestern Mutual-Green Hillsopens in the Greenbrier Village building at 2002 Richard Jones Road with eight full-time financial representatives, two college interns through Northwestern Mutual’s nationally ranked internship program[i], and five staff members.

In addition to leading the business operations of the Green Hills office, Self will recruit and train financial representatives and college interns. He will also continue to work with his clients to provide financial planning services and insurance and investment solutions for a variety of financial needs and goals.

“Northwestern Mutual has an entrepreneurial business model that attracts success-oriented professionals with a desire to make a positive impact on the lives of others,” said Self. “In the next 12 months, I hope to attract 12 new financial representatives to our office as well as more than 10 college interns, ranging from sophomores to seniors.  It is an honor for me to serve these individuals, helping them provide exceptional value to their clients.”

“Matt Self is a knowledgeable and energetic business leader who can inspire others and grow this organization while also managing his personal practice,” said Chuck Pruett, managing partner of The Pruett Financial Group. “Matt has distinguished himself in this career, earning multiple Northwestern Mutual awards and providing outstanding guidance and service to his clients. He is also a dedicated community leader and a longtime Green Hills resident. I can’t imagine a better person to assume the managing director role and develop a new office for Northwestern Mutual in the Green Hills community.”

Self joined The Pruett Financial Group’s downtown Nashville office in 2003 after receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Government from Harvard University.  He built a successful practice as an award-winning wealth management advisor and served as a field director for five years to help attract and select new financial representatives. In preparation for leadership, he completed Northwestern Mutual’s intensive management development program.

An active volunteer leader in the community, Self serves on the Board of the Mental Health Association of Middle Tennesseeand is a member of the Harvard Club of Middle Tennesseethe Nashville Chapter of National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisorsand Class 50 of the Young Leaders Council.  He and his team support United Way of Metropolitan Nashville, Renewal House, Autism Speaks, Goodwill, Rising Above Ministriesand Church of the Redeemer.

Self grew up in Green Hills and graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1999. He and his wife, Ali, live in Green Hills with their three children.


About The Pruett Financial Group of Northwestern Mutual

Through its financial representatives, The Pruett Financial Group of Northwestern Mutual offers a range of financial solutions to businesses and individuals in Middle and East Tennessee from its offices in downtown Nashville, Green Hills, Franklin, Murfreesboro, Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities. The Pruett Financial Group is among the largest Northwestern Mutual operations in the country. More information can be found at


About Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual is among the "World's Most Admired" life insurance companies according to executives, directors and analysts in FORTUNE® magazine's 2013 annual survey [ii]and has helped clients achieve financial security for more than 156 years.

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Milwaukee, WI (NM) (life and disability insurance, annuities) and its subsidiaries.  Northwestern Mutual and its subsidiaries offer a holistic approach to financial security solutions including: life insurance, long-term care insurance, disability income insurance, annuities, investment products, and advisory products and services. Subsidiaries include Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC (securities); broker-dealer, registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC; the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company (investment advisory programs, trust services, and fee-based planning); limited purpose federal savings bank; Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company (long-term care insurance); and Russell Investments. Further information can be found at

[i]2012 Vault Guide to Internships

[ii]FORTUNE® magazine, Feb. 28, 2013


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