My Team

It takes a well-educated, dedicated and responsive team to build legacy in your financial planning. Take a second to meet ours.

 
Emily Moseley Rhoades

Emily Moseley Rhoades

Director of Operations
Office 319-351-5075

Emily Rhoades grew up in Lawrence, Kansas, the home of the “Jayhawks.”  In 2011, Emily graduated from The University of Kansas with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Journalism, Strategic Communications and Marketing. Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual, Emily served two years on the 2011 Teach for America Kansas City Corps as a second and third grade elementary teacher in inner-city Kansas City, Missouri where she earned her Master's in Elementary Education, emphasis in Urban Development. 

Emily joined the Leawood, Kansas RPS Financial Group of Northwestern Mutual in 2013 as the Director of Campus Selection.  In her first year in this role, Emily helped lead her leadership and intern team to be recognized as the #1 Network Office in the company.  In her second year, Emily led her District Office from the #16 to the #2 District Office ranking in the company.  In 2015, Emily married her husband, Daniel, and they moved to Iowa City.  Emily became the Director of Operations in the Iowa City District Office in fall 2015. 

Emily's mission is to help others to become the best version of themselves both personally and professionally.  In her role as Director of Operations, Emily gets the opportunity to help staff members, new advisors, and interns run efficient and effective practices while helping provide an exceptional client experience.

Emily and Daniel reside in North Liberty, IA with their golden retriever named Baron.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading, tutoring developing readers, anything outdoors and cooking!   

 
Hannah E Bott

Hannah E Bott

Executive Assistant
Office 319-351-5075

Born and raised in the Eastern Iowa Corridor, Hannah is deeply rooted in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area. She graduated from Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature and a focus on Writing and Philosphy in May 2017. Shortly after graduating from college Hannah came to Northwestern Mutual looking for a chance to help people and expand her horizons. 

In her role as Garrett's Executive Assistant she enjoys being able to assist new advisors, college financial representatives, and clients to find workable solutions to difficult situations. Within Garrett's practice Hannah focuses on client outreach, and account servicing. Hannah is FINRA and NMIS Registered. 

Hannah and her partner Derek live in University Heights. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys biking, hiking, knitting, and writing.

 
Michael D. Hartberg

Michael D. Hartberg

Associate Financial Advisor
Office 319-351-5075
Mobile 563-203-1137

Michael grew up all around the Midwest, rooted in Minnesota and covering Wisconsin, Nebraska, Michigan, and landing in Iowa. In 2013, Michael graduated from The University of Iowa with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Communication Studies, with a focus in Business. Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual, Michael worked an as Associate Advisor for two years with MidWestOne/LPL Financial in Iowa City.

Michael joined on at Northwestern Mutual in 2016 as a Financial Advisor. He achieved Pacesetter 40 in his first year, as well as 75 lives in his second year. In 2018 Michael joined Garrett’s team as an Associate Financial Advisor as the team continues to grow. Michael’s mission is to create and develop enduring relationships with clients by providing top-level knowledge, guidance, and big thinking to reach their financial peace of mind and become the best version of themselves. Michael also works as a mentor with the University of Iowa’s Northwestern Mutual Internship, helping teach both aspects of the business and life.

Michael and his wife, Courtney, reside in Coralville, IA with their two boxers, Maverick and Mila. In his spare time, he enjoys playing hockey, walks with his family, boating and cooking!   

 
Alissa C Levy

Alissa C Levy

Development Officer
Office 319-351-5075

Alissa has been with Northwestern Mutual for over five years and has worked as a Financial Representative, Financial Planning Specialist, and now as the Development Officer for the Coralville District Office. As is obvious from her career history with the company, she values building relationships and finding opportunity for growth.

 
Adam J Kaefring

Adam J Kaefring

Director of Financial Planning
Office 319-363-3527
 

Garrett Brander, CFP®

Financial Advisor

 

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