Network of Specialists

Through Northwestern Mutual, I have access to a Network of Specialists. We help each other, share ideas and common values, and leverage each other's talents to help you achieve your personal dream of financial security.

Christopher James Pfanstiel, CLU<sup>®</sup>, ChFC<sup>®</sup>, CFP<sup>®</sup>

Christopher James Pfanstiel, CLU®, ChFC®, CFP®

Wealth Management Advisor

Chris Pfanstiel started his career with the Northwestern Mutual as a sophomore at Washington and Jefferson College.  Throughout his internship Chris earned many accolades including the Power of 10 Award (2009), Winter Camp Qualification (2008), and served as a Team Captain in Pittsburgh.  Chris has served in many roles throughout the Pittsburgh office, most recently as a Growth and Development Director in addition to serving as a Financial Advisor.

Chris continued his career with the Northwestern Mutual and began developing more specific niches.  He earned his CLU® designation in May of 2012, his ChFC® in December of 2012, his CLTC designation in October of 2013, and most recently his CFP® certification in December of 2014.  Now, as a Wealth Management Advisor, Chris is very focued on working with personal financial planning and business financial planning clients to help them to become and feel secure in their financial futures.

Edward M Gallagher III, CFP<sup>®</sup>, CLTC<sup>®</sup>, RICP<sup>®</sup>

Edward M Gallagher III, CFP®, CLTC®, RICP®

Annuity Specialist
Our Annuity Specialist provides expertise in helping clients create an approach for financial security in retirement utilizing both wealth accumulation and retirement income strategies.

Ed has over 31 years of experience in the financial services industry.   He is focused on Private Client Services for professionals, business owners, executives and high net-worth individuals.  These services include family security, asset modeling, retirement planning and income distribution strategies, estate tax planning, charitable giving and education planning.  Before joining the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network as a Specialist in 2002, Ed spent almost 20 years at a Private Family Office practice.


Erin Kathryn Geahry

Financial Representative


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