Before I can speak intelligently about the services I recommend for you and your family, I need to get to know you.  I also believe before someone is comfortable sharing their goals and dreams, they need to get to know me.

I joined Northwestern Mutual in May of 2004 as a college intern.  I was one of the top 10 producing interns from 2004-2005.  I have since received numerous industry and company awards.

God blessed me with an incredible opportunity as an intern.  I completed my undergraduate studies in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and Finance at the University of Sioux Falls.  Then successfully transitioned into a full-time Advisor in 2006-2007.

My team and I are dedicated to growth.  We are constantly seeking and focusing on how we can best serve our clients.  This focus continues to build the business and planning practice to higher levels each year.

Years of Experience

Representing Northwestern Mutual since 2004.


Degree Major Institution
Bachelor of Arts Business Administration University of Sioux Falls - South Dakota

Awards and Recognition


Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member 2013-2017

MDRT is the premier association of financial professionals. MDRT status designation is granted for one year and members must apply every year to continue their affiliation with the MDRT


National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Quality Award 2011-2016

Award recognizing commitment to excellence in service to clients and industry


National Quality Award 2008-2010

Award recognizing persistency and performance


National Sales Achievement Award 2010

Award recognizing performance

Ross E. Reitsma, CLTC®

Financial Advisor


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