My Team

As a financial advisor for Northwestern Mutual, I am committed to helping my clients whether they are concerned for their own financial needs or those of their family or business. I don't do it alone. With the support of a dedicated staff, we stand committed to providing you the best client service possible. If you have a problem or need assistance at any time, please let us know.


Natalie Claire Brunner

Associate Financial Representative
Office 816-412-1539

Natalie joined Northwestern Mutual in 2016 and is responsible for client relations and administrative management.  She comes from a career in local restaurant, retail and tailor shop co-management.  She believes in the vision of Northwestern Mutual and the ability of Chad Esslinger's team to educate and help clients reach their financial goals.  She is responsible for handling client requests, facilitating the underwriting process and oversees the daily operations. Natalie is licensed in life, health and disability insurance.

In her free time Natalie enjoys spending time with her family and young daughter, cooking, doing DIY projects at home, decorating, sewing and dancing.


Kay Lee Leadbetter

Kay Lee Leadbetter

Financial Planning Specialist


Kay Lee has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2012. Before joining this team, Kay Lee worked with a high-level Advisor team in our Kansas City branch. There, she managed investment operations and trading, business operations, and client service. Kay Lee holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from University of Missouri-Columbia. She is passionate about providing the tools and resources that enable people to achieve their personal, financial, and professional goals.

Gregory Michael Finger

Gregory Michael Finger, CFP®, CLU®, RICP®

Associate Wealth Management Advisor

Greg has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2011. He started as a Financial Representative, and later joined an Advisor team as Personal Planning Strategist, providing case consult and planning analysis expertise.

Greg holds CFP® and CLU® designations, as well as FINRA series 6, 7, 65 and 63 licensing. He also holds dual Bachelor's degrees in Business (Finance) and Education from Westminster College. Greg is passionate about maximizing the impact of thoughtful, individualized financial planning.


Chad Esslinger, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, RICP®, CLTC®

Wealth Management Advisor


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