Office Profile


The Northwestern Mutual - Appleton Network Office

Northwestern Mutual has had a presence in the greater Fox Cities area since 1954. Clients of Northwestern Mutual - Appleton number just under 60,000, with more than $6.1 billion of in-force insurance. Furthermore, they reward Northwestern Mutual - Appleton with their loyalty: More than one-half of business comes from existing policyholders.

Northwestern Mutual - Appleton has more than 89 financial representatives, with another 34 staff members committed to providing outstanding sales support. Fifty percent of financial representatives hold advanced designations such as Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®), Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist (CRPS) and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM (CFP®) certificaiton. Many qualify for such sales distinctions as Million Dollar Round Table, National Quality Award, Health Insurance Quality Award and the National Sales Achievement Award.

The main offices of the Network Office are in Appleton, with convenient locations in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan as well as Central, Northeast and Southeastern Wisconsin including the Milwaukee area.  Locations in Wisconsin include: Antigo, Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, Green Bay, Germantown, Manitowoc, Marinette, Marshfield, Medford, Oshkosh, Plymouth,  Presque Isle, Rhinelander, Sheboygan, Stevens Point and Wausau. Locations in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan include: Hancock, Iron Mountain, Marquette and Menominee.


Debra Blevons - Professional Accomplishments

Debra Blevons joined Northwestern Mutual in 1988 after nine years in the banking business. She has distinguished herself as a successful Financial Representative, Northwestern Mutual's Corporate Office Employee and Field Director.

In 1993, Deb Blevons began her management career with Northwestern Mutual and quickly established one of the top-producing new Financial Representative units and was a Top 10 Field Director. She was appointed as the company’s second female Managing Partner in September of 1997.

Her network office has been awarded the company’s 100 Million Award in recognition of surpassing $100,000,000 in sales in the calendar years 1997-2003. In addition, Deb Blevons has received the General Agents and Managers Award NMA-Silver for 1998-2002 and the Gold Award in 2003 through 2005. She also qualified for the company Growth Award in 2001-2003 and in 2012.  Deb has qualified for the TEAM Award in 2010, 2011 and 2012.  In 2012 Deb achieved Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member status.

In 2010 Deb oversaw the joining of her Network Office with another Network Office virtually doubling the Northwestern Mutual - Appleton presence overnight.  Deb's years of leadership experience have allowed her to lead and direct this massive transition seamlessly, with total professionalism and without skipping a beat when it comes to providing world class client service.

Debra Blevons - Personal Accomplishments

Deb Blevons is involved with and gives her time to many community organizations.  She has always been interested in working with underprivileged youth and helping women in developing financial security. She is also on the Executive Committee for the Managing Partners Association of Northwestern Mutual.

This Network Office has been active since 1954.

District Network Offices:

Corey R Fleisner, CLU®, ChFC®

W189N11100 Kleinmann Dr
Germantown, WI 53022
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Jacob Underwood

Managing Director

301 N Broadway Ste 201
De Pere, WI 54115-2557
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Debra Blevons

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