Management Team

Our strong management team is the foundation of our business. These individuals work hard to provide expert guidance and direction to our financial representatives in order to support their success as independent business owners.

 David Wayne Ziegler

David Wayne Ziegler, CLU®

Managing Director
Office 410-527-3811

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Dave Ziegler began his career with Northwestern Mutual in August of 1999. Working as a Financial Advisor as he established his practice, Dave developed a passion for helping his clients work towards financial security. Through the years as his expertise grew, he was looked to as a leader in his office and began mentoring and developing other Financial Advisors. Dave’s ability to help people become a better version of themselves both personally and financially led him to excel in both serving his clients and his colleagues. Dave was promoted to a Field Director in 2002, and was eventually appointed to lead Northwestern Mutual’s Hunt Valley office as Managing Director in 2009.

Dave sees the most important part of his job as helping people and showing them what is possible. He is committed to providing his clients with expert financial guidance, and in addition to almost two decades of experience in the financial industry he holds his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) designation. Dave is a member of the Maryland chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) and holds both his insurance and securities licensing, making him qualified and well-equipped to help his clients and their families achieve their financial goals.

 Amber A Clontz

Amber A Clontz, ChFC®

Chief Operations Officer
Office 510-527-3806

Amber began her career with Northwestern Mutual in 2013. Since joining Dave’s team, Amber has held several roles within the company, and currently serves as the Chief Operations Officer and Director of Development and Talent Acquisition for the Hunt Valley office. Amber loves the opportunity for growth that her career here has offered her, and is proud of her team’s commitment to positively impacting the lives of their clients, their Financial Advisors, and their surrounding communities.

Amber holds her Maryland life and health insurance license in addition to her Series 6 and Series 63 securities licenses. She is constantly growing her expertise through experience and continuing education.

Amber resides in Bel Air, Maryland with her husband Ron. The two have been married since 2009 and have two rescue dogs, Sadie and Bailey. Amber enjoys yoga, Ultimate Frisbee, hiking, and any activities that allow her to be outdoors.

 Raymond C. Salas

Raymond C. Salas

College Unit Director
Office 410-527-3813
Mobile 410-842-3121
Fax 410-229-0134

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Ray began his career with Northwestern Mutual in 2014.  Along with his financial planning practice, Ray also serves on the company's Leadership Team and is the Director of the College Unit in the Hunt Valley Office. He has been named among Northwestern Mutual's Top 50 New Financial Representatives Nationwide since 2015. In 2016 Ray was awarded the Rookie Leader of the Year for his efforts in leading his fellow colleagues, especially those new to the business, in maximizing their full potential.  He has also earned a Life Impact Award and has been named among the Top 10 New Financial Representatives in Northwestern Mutual's Eastern Region for 2016.

Ray is a graduate of St. Mary's High School in Annapolis, Maryland where he was a standout wrestler and cross-country runner. Ray resides in Baltimore, Maryland with his wife JoAnna, and their four children.

 Stacey Nicole Solomon

Stacey Nicole Solomon

Field Director
Office 410-527-3822

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Stacey joined Northwestern Mutual in June 2010.  After completing her B.S. in Business Administration from Susquehanna University Stacey worked in the mortgage banking field for several years before joining Northwestern Mutual as a Financial Advisor. Stacey currently holds the distinction of being the firm’s local Annuity Specialist. In addition to serving her clients as a Financial Representative, Stacey also serves her fellow Representatives through her role as a Field Director which allows her the opportunity to lead and develop other Northwestern Mutual Representatives. Stacey has earned many accolades during her time with Northwestern Mutual and continues to hone her skills by participating in a National Women in Leadership Study Group.

As a Financial Representative, Stacey enjoys working with successful women to help them achieve their financial goals. Stacey is passionate about empowering women to take control of their finances and also enjoys mentoring and developing other female Financial Representatives. She specializes in working with business owners, professionals, and their families. Stacey is committed to providing peace of mind and helping to provide financial security to all of her clients through holistic planning.

Stacey gives back through her involvement with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research and spends time fundraising on their behalf each year. Stacey resides in Hunt Valley, Maryland and enjoys trail running and spending time with her daughter, Olivia.

 Tina M Fortenberry

Tina M Fortenberry

Director of Development
Office 717-781-8117

Tina began her career with Northwestern Mutual in 2005 and since then has served in many different roles within the company, gaining invaluable experience and industry knowledge. Over the years Tina has honed her expertise by working in various capacities with NM advisors and leaders across the country. She currently serves as the Director of Development for the Hunt Valley, MD and York, PA offices and specializes in training, coaching, and developing new financial advisors. Tina’s favorite part of her role is helping advisors find success in their careers and sharing in their professional victories. Tina is a certified coach, a certified trainer, and applies the motto “I help people align their actions with their intentions” to all of her coaching and development relationships.

Tina resides in Gettysburg, PA with her husband Lee. She enjoys yoga, history, travel, and spending time with friends and family – which includes her four adult children. Outside of the office Tina improves her community by volunteering at Ronald McDonald House.


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