Our team is excited to work with you! We will work hard to earn your trust and look forward to building meaningful relationships with each and every client.
Darby holds both a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Economics from Boise State University and a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Southern California. Darby spent 12 years as an Institutional Equity Salesman with Credit Suisse in New York and Prudential in Los Angeles and San Francisco. He then moved back to Idaho where he has spent the last 14 years with Northwestern Mutual. Darby and his beautiful wife Amy live in Eagle, Idaho and have four amazing children Kendall, Nicholas, Natalie, and Gavin and two wonderful grandchildren, Easton and Jackson. Darby and Amy are active in their church and love spending time with their family. Darby offers thoughtful and strategic choices to reach your financial objective and is committed to continual and dedicated service.
John attended Whitworth University for his undergraduate & Northwest University for his MBA. He met his beautiful wife Dawn during her residency at the University of Washington. They moved to Malawi, Africa for two years doing medical and mission work. Upon their return to the United States, they settled in Spokane where John started his financial practice with Northwestern Mutual. They welcomed their daughter, Juniper, into the world in 2016 and their son, Jasper in 2018. John loves anything to do with the outdoors. He is active in his church and loves spending time with his wife and children. John also loves building long-term relationships with his clients, the most rewarding part of his career as a financial advisor.
Daniel is a graduate from Brigham Young University and transplant to the Treasure Valley. He joined Northwestern Mutual in the summer of 2016 and has been working with Darby for 5 years as his Director of Retirement Plans. While working with Darby, he has spent most of his time focusing on 401k, SEP IRA, SIMPLE IRA and other retirement plans, helping to maintain current relationships as well as building new ones. He has helped coordinate the transition and onboarding of multiple 401k plans across several recordkeeping platforms, implement enrollment and education programs and manage the day-to-day operations of 60+ plans. Dan currently has a Series 7, 6 and 63 licenses as well as Life, Disability and Long-Term Care for the states of Idaho, Utah, Washington, and Pennsylvania. Additionally, he has his Charted Retirement Plan Services (CRPS®), and Qualified Plan Financial Consultant (QPFC®) designations. Dan, his beautiful wife MaCall, and their two adorable children live in Nampa. They enjoy spending their time outdoors skiing, backpacking, fishing and hiking.
Jack started his financial career at Franklin Templeton in 1997 with a Series 6 license during the Asian market meltdown, working in their Fund Information Department before joining their Next Generation Website Development team. In 2001, he joined E-Trade Financial for the dot.com collapse in tech stocks, picking up his Series 7 & 63 licenses. While at E-Trade, he was named to the Jedi Development Team reporting directly to the President and future CEO. In 2004, he founded DYDD Capital LLC, a Series 65 RIA with a long-short market neutral LP and a qualified IRA LP. In 2008, the two hedge fund portfolios that he managed returned 16% and 10% after fees. Jack is blessed with four beautiful daughters and two grandchildren. He enjoys snowmobiling on frozen lakes, fishing, and spending time engineering music projects at the Snake River Studio on the farm.
Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Science degree from California State University, Sacramento in Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing. She has worked in client services and account management for well over 20 years and brings in-depth experience to our office. Elizabeth has served in the capacity of Executive Assistant, Office Manager, Account Executive, and Account Manager with various professional institutions. She manages the Insurance business and serves as an executive assistant running the day-to-day business operations. Elizabeth moved to the Treasure Valley in 2006 and has two beautiful daughters. She enjoys hiking, kayaking, exploring the outdoors, and spending time with her family.
Jessica grew up in Spokane, WA and attended college at Walla Walla CC and Western Washington University. She moved to the Bay Area in Northern California after college to pursue a career in retail management and it was there that her family grew from no kids to 4 beautiful children – 2 boys and 2 girls. After growing a successful career at Starbucks Coffee, she took a break and focused on raising kiddos, and during that time, moved back to Spokane to be closer to family. Jessica and her kiddos (including one furry friend, Jackson) love adventuring and playing together in the great outdoors. She joined Northwestern Mutual in January of 2019 and her favorite part of her job is working with clients and creating meaningful and trusting relationships.
Katelynn has lived in the Treasure Valley most of her life. She has worked in the customer service field for the past 2 years and is currently serving as our administrative assistant. Katelynn keeps us well-organized and is often working on special projects. She will be attending Boise State University with a desire to earn her bachelor’s degree. Katelynn loves adventure, travel, and spending time with family and friends.