My Team

To address your unique needs, I believe in a collaborative approach.  That's why I am part of a network of professionals who have combined our talents, skills and expertise to provide even more exceptional service than I can offer alone.

From insurance to investment strategies, estate plans to employee benefits, these individuals can become part of a coordinated approach to help secure your financial future with a wide range of products, services and organizations.

If you need to schedule an appointment, make changes to your policy, submit a claim or request any other service, please let us know. We will respond promptly.  As a team, we stand committed to providing the best customer service possible.

Our Team


 John R ReinekeJohn R Reineke, CLU®, ChFC®

Wealth Management Advisor

John joined Northwestern Mutual in 1992, after graduating from The Ohio State University.  His mission is to become his client's most trusted Advisor by providing tailored financial strategies and a world class level of service.

John is active in the Community, most currently a member of The Findlay Rotary Club, Findlay Estate Planning Council, The University of Findlay Bequest and Planned Gift Council, Board Member of The Blanchard Valley Health Foundation and Gateway Church.

John lives in Findlay, OH with his wife Cheryl and four daughters: Katelyn, Lydia, Emma and Sophia.

He enjoys golf, basketball, fishing and spending time with his family.



James Herbert Powell James Herbert Powell

Financial Advisor

James Powell joined Northwestern Mutual in 2014 as a career-changer coming from the world of mass appraisal. He is excited to help bring happiness, success and freedom to his client's lives by walking with them through an extensive planning process while providing unique solutions to each individual.

James graduated from Bowling Green State University with a bachelor's degree in Marketing. He is also a combat veteran having served in Baghdad, Iraq with the US Army in 2005.

James is involved in Findlay Young Professionals, BNI and St. Michael Church.  He resides in Findlay, Ohio with his wife Danielle and their daughters Addison and Brielle.  He enjoys family time, sports, boating, visiting wineries, and traveling. 


Kristen R King

Kristen R King

Director of Investment Operations
Office 419-422-6137

Kristen joined Northwestern Mutual in October 2012.  She assists the team by working closely with our clients to provide excellent planning and support.  Kristen has been Life, Accident, and Health Insurance licensed since 2001, as well as Series 6 and 63 securities licensed since 2003.  She has 21 years of experience in the financial services industry.  Also responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll, Kristen is an integral part of the day to day operations of the district office.  

Kristen grew up in Kansas, Ohio and currently resides in Arlington, Ohio with her husband Jeff & their golden retriever, Gabby.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and working out. 

Kristen hopes to achieve great things at Northwestern Mutual!

Tiffani M Aurand

Tiffani M Aurand

Director of Operations
Office 419-422-6137

Tiffani joined Northwestern Mutual in January of 2013.  Along with the role of Director of Operations, Tiffani is also the Sales Execution Team Coordinator.  While handling the day to day office operations, she oversees the development of staff, new financial representatives, and financial representative interns.  She also provides administrative support to these new FR’s, and manages their underwriting process to ensure it is completed effectively and efficiently.  Tiffani is also responsible for managing the Life and Disability side of my practice. 

Tiffani is married to Mike, and has a son, Aiden.  She enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and rooting for THE Ohio State Buckeyes.


Mark I Barnes, CLTC®

Managing Director


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