Andrea K. Williams, a native Chicagoan, joined Northwestern Mutual with the McTigue Financial Group in 2008.  She received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics Summa Cum Laude from Dominican University which was funded by a Full Academic Scholarship from the Ida Brechtel Foundation. After working in accounting and as a financial analyst at the William Wrigley Jr. Company, she decided to change her focus from corporate finance to “the individual’s bottom line”.  After deciding that her life’s work would be serve people and their finances she began her Financial Planning Practice focusing on underserved communities.  Pioneering the African American and Female demographics she has been recognized for being a top ranked planner and a Member of the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table.  She was recently featured in an Issue of Forbes for her noted trailblazing and niche clientele which have garnered much recognition from the Financial Planning industry as a whole.

Currently she is an Industry Faculty Member for Beyond the Exam-room Education Non-Profit for Healthcare Professionals and Received the 2014 NAIFA Quality Award for her industry recognized excellence in leadership.

She is a sought after speaker for Northwestern Mutual’s Speaker’s Bureau and Healthcare Conferences nationally and internationally.  She primarily works worth with physicians, dentists, business owners and professionals in leadership positions in the Chicagoland Area.   


Awards and Recognition

Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member 2013-2014

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 2013-2014

Award recognizing commitment to excellence in service to clients and industry.




Top 40 under 40 Game Changers 2014

Each year, Chicago picks the Top 40 under 40 Game Changers through the Urban Business Roundtable. The Urban Business Roundtable teams with various businesses, along with Ariel Investments, to identify those men and women who are raising the bar, setting the standard and making a difference in the lives of people everyday.

Andrea Koryn Williams, CLU®, CFP®
Financial Advisor

Physicians Nationwide


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