As part of Northwestern Mutual, our financial representatives draw from a wide range of resources to offer clients customized solutions that will help meet their individual financial needs. Our mission at Northwestern Mutual of Louisiana and Mississippi is to provide our clients with expert guidance and innovative solutions that are right for them. Whether focused on their personal finances, their business or both, our Financial Representatives working alongside our team of financial specialists and advisors, create individualized solutions to help our clients achieve their financial goals. Together, our network of specialists provide expert guidance including:

  • Financial Planning
  • Investment Strategies
  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Services
  • Education Funding
  • Business Risk Management
  • Retirement Planning
  • Employee & Executive Benefits Planning

Emmett Dupas III, Wealth Management Advisor
Metairie, LA

Emmett specializes in helping business owners and HR departments with their retirement plans-educating them and aiding in helping them with creative solutions that enable informed decisions to be made. He thinks of himself as more of a consultant with a 3rd party perspective that he belives you will find both honest and trustworthy. While retirements and investments products are Emmett's concentration, he also believes in looking at your big financial picture and taking a holistic approach to help you protect your future and fulfill your financial goals. He has a highly skilled and well credentialed network of specialists and support staff that can assist with life and disability income insurance, annuities, long-term care insurance, group employee benefits and estate planning.

Jeffery King, Life Specialist
Baton Rouge, LA

Jeff operates as the Life Specialist for Northwestern Mutual of Louisiana and Mississippi. He establishes relationships with clients to identify their definitions of financial security and then focuses on solutions that can help make those financial goals a reality. By keeping in touch with them, he can determine whether their needs have changed and keep them aware of the resources available to them. Overall, Jeff helps find the right solutions for personal, family or business needs.


Bill Cunningham, Estate and Business Plan Specialist
Shreveport, LA

Bill and his team make it a priority to focus on each client and their unique situation. A value of working with his practice is that he can help each client feel well-informed and equipped -not sold- to confidently make decisions in planning for their financial security, as well as for future generations. Whether you are concerned about your own financial needs or those of your family or business, Bill can walk alongside you, and together help you achieve your financial ambitions and protect the people and things you care about most.

Michel Legrand, Disability Income Specialist
Metairie, LA

Michel Legrand devotes himself to meeting your financial planning needs, drawing on the extensive resources of Northwestern Mutual. Michel Legrand takes pride in building long-term relationships based on integrity, knowledge and commitment. Michel Legrand has a diverse practice with clients in 26 states.


Darrah Schaefer, Estate and Business Plan Specialist
Metairie, LA

Darrah's mission as a Northwestern Mutual Representative is to help you identify your current financial picture with your future financial goals. As a Network Specialist, he provides innovate solutions using world-class insurance services and internally recognized investment products. Through this, he develops enduring relationships with his clients.


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