Northwestern Mutual Announces New Managing Director In Charleston

CHARLESTON, SC, March 15, 2018 – Northwestern Mutual, a leading financial security company, has appointed Chrys Kanos as the new managing director for its Charleston office, which territory extends throughout the South Carolina coastline. In his new role, Kanos will oversee and grow a team of financial advisors, and lead his office to provide expert guidance and innovative planning solutions that help local families, residents and business owners obtain financial security.

Kanos began his career with Northwestern Mutual in 2006 as an intern and has advanced his career as a financial advisor while also serving in leadership roles. He was named a district director in 2014. Throughout this time, Kanos provided clients with a range of personalized financial planning services, including insurance and investment solutions that align with short- and long-term goals.

“Chrys has a proven track record of building strong teams and helping clients create a full-picture financial plan that helps his client both balance living for today and saving for tomorrow. We’re excited to see him continue to grow his career, help clients achieve financial security and make an impact in the Charleston community,” said Richard Worrell, managing partner for Northwestern Mutual in Charlotte.

A native of Florence, SC, Kanos received his Bachelor of Science degree in finance and management from University of South Carolina in 2007. Kanos was recognized as Charlotte Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 in 2016, and sits on the Speedway Children’s Charity Board. Kanos is also an active volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, United Way of Central Carolinas, and Easterseals UCP, to name a few. Kanos is relocating to Charleston with his wife, McKensie.

Northwestern Mutual has been serving the Charleston community for more than 65 years. Its new Charleston office is located at 525 E. Bay Street, Suite 201, Charleston, SC, 29403. For more information, visit

About Northwestern Mutual
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for more than 160 years. Through a distinctive, whole-picture planning approach, we empower our clients to make the most of every single day and plan for important moments in their future. We combine the expertise of our financial professionals with a personalized digital experience to help our clients navigate their financial lives every day. With $265.0 billion in assets, $28.1 billion in revenues, and $1.8 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to 4.5 million people who rely on us for life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, brokerage and advisory services, trust services, and discretionary portfolio management solutions. The company manages more than $125 billion of client assets through its wealth management and investment services. Northwestern Mutual ranks 97 on the 2017 FORTUNE 500 and is recognized by FORTUNE® as one of the “World’s Most Admired” life insurance companies in 2018.

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI (life and disability insurance, annuities, and life insurance with long-term care benefits) and its subsidiaries. Northwestern Mutual and its subsidiaries offer a comprehensive approach to financial security solutions including: life insurance, long-term care insurance, disability income insurance, annuities, life insurance with long-term care benefits, investment products, and advisory products and services. Subsidiaries include Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC (NMIS) (securities), broker-dealer, registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC; the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company® (NMWMC) (fiduciary and fee-based financial planning services), federal savings bank; and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company (NLTC) (long-term care insurance).