LAMP ’20 Chairman
Vice President, Northwestern Mutual
Paul Dodd, , CLU, ChFC, CLF, MSM Managing Partner with Northwestern Mutual – The Dodd Group, joined the Syracuse Network Office in January of 2003. The Dodd Group covers sales and service operations for Northwestern Mutual in the Syracuse, Binghamton, Utica-Rome, Watertown, Ithaca, Buffalo, and Rochester Metropolitan areas. Dodd’s organization also encompasses territory in Northwestern Pennsylvania, including offices in Erie and Bradford.
Mr. Dodd was born and raised in Daytona Beach, Florida. He began his career with Northwestern Mutual in November, 1988, in Louisville, Kentucky. He served in the Louisville agency under General Agent David Corrie, where he held various sales and management positions. From January 1996 to December 2002, Paul resided in Milwaukee, Wisconsin working at Northwestern Mutual’s Home Office as an Assistant Director of Agency Development.
Paul’s educational background includes a bachelor’s degree from Brown University, Phi Beta Kappa, in 1985, a master’s degree from Southern Seminary in 1988, and a Masters of Science in Management from The American College in 2014. Mr. Dodd is an active member of The Century Club & Onondaga Country Club in Syracuse, NY. He currently serves on the board with Vera House.
Mr. Dodd is extremely active on several nation boards, serving on the Executive Committee of the Northwestern Mutual Managing Partner Association and GAMA International, which is the premier leadership development organization in the world in the financial services field. He is one of the leading Managing Partners at the forefront of Northwestern Mutual’ s efforts to build a more diverse and inclusive field force.
Paul is married to Daynia and has three children, Keith, Mallory & R.J.