My Mission

With the demands on our time these days, it can be difficult for us to think about the future.  It is precisely because of these demands that we must focus our attention toward what is truly important.

Many individuals and organizations struggle to make the proper preparations without knowing what they'll need for the future, whether it's investing, education funding or retirement solutions.  My job is to know all about building future financial security for individuals and businesses. 

                                                                                                      -Melissa Powell

 

 

Melissa invites you to learn a little more about her professional and personal background that makes her qualified to offer you  solutions to your personal and business needs.

Melissa Powell Wins Community Service Award from the Northwestern Mutual Foundation

Feeding America Tampa Bay is receiving a $25,000 grant from the Northwestern Mutual Foundation in recognition of financial representative Melissa Powell, CLU, ChFC's outstanding volunteer involvement as part of the company’s 16th annual national Community Service Award program. 

Powell was honored as the Top Volunteer in 2010. Through the program funded by the Northwestern Mutual Foundation, more than $275,000 was donated that year to various nonprofit organizations nationwide.

Community Involvement

Melissa is very community-minded and enjoys giving back to the people around her.  Melissa is a board member for Feeding America Tampa Bay and takes an active role in fundraising for the food bank, in order to end hunger in our community.  She is also a member and supporter of The United Way of Tampa Bay Women's Leadership.  Visit Melissa's Background & Qualifications section to learn more about her community involvement.

Areas of Interest

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The Northwestern Mutual Difference

We make plans for people, not just money. So no matter your goals, we have access to top rated products and services to help you meet each one.

  • Best Life Insurance Company ranked by NerdWallet, 2019 to 20201
  • AAA, Aaa, and AA+ the highest financial strength ratings of any life insurer from all four major rating agencies2
  • Top 10 U.S. Independent Investment Broker-Dealers3
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2Northwestern Mutual continues to have the highest financial strength ratings awarded to any U.S. life insurer by all four of the major rating agencies: A.M. Best Company, A++ (highest), April 2020; Fitch Ratings, AAA (highest), August 2020; Moody’s Investors Service, Aaa (highest), December 2020; S&P Global Ratings, AA+ (second highest), June 2020. Third-party ratings are subject to change. Ratings are for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company.

3Measured by 2020 total revenues. Ranking for Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC. Sources: Financial Advisor magazine and Investment News, April 2021.

Melissa L Powell, CLU®, ChFC®

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