Office Profile

The Northwestern Mutual-Akron/Canton district office has consistently focused on one ambition: to do the right thing for the people who put their trust in us.  We take this very seriously; therefore, we want our representatives to achieve their highest possible potential.  To this end, we foster an atmosphere of mutual respect and encouragement, and cultivate our representatives through mentoring and training.  We support ambition, confidence, consistency, and positive results.

Managing Director, Ray Latiano, has developed this office to consist of professionals of integrity, dedicated to clients’ financial success.  Ray and his team look for career-oriented individuals who not only want to be better, but who strongly desire to achieve the best that lies within them.  This is always done with the understanding that the client´s best interest is paramount.  We value a strong work ethic and a desire for personal and professional growth.  We continually support our financial representatives by providing them with the tools and resources they need to succeed.


Find an Office Near You

3800 Embassy Pkwy
Suite 120
Akron, OH 44333

4150 Belden Village NW
Suite 300
Canton, OH 44718

950 Main Ave
Suite 600
Cleveland, OH 

2345 Gateway Drive
Suite A
Wooster, OH 44691

55 N Canfield Niles Rd
Youngstown, OH 44515




Meet our Support Staff Team Members



Jacob Shaler CunninghamJacob Cunningham

Investment Operations Assistant

Jacob joined Northwestern Mutual in 2014 and works in our Planning Department. He graduated from The University of Akron with a Bachelor degree in Corporate Finance, minoring in Financial Planning.  

Jacob works closely with our Director of Planning, Keith Gibson, to oversee our agency's investment operations by maintaining required compliance records in accordance with securities industry rules. 


Amanda Johnson

Amanda M Johnson

Financial Representative Assistant

Mandy joined Northwestern Mutual in 2014.  She came to our firm with over 7 years of experience as a paralegal at a local law firm.  Mandy works with our Financial Representatives helping them with underwriting and client service issues.

Mandy and her husband, Justin, have 2 children, Jacob and Connor, and reside in Canton, Ohio.  Mandy enjoys spending as much time as she can with family and friends.  She loves to be outside in the summer and plays on a bowling league in the fall/winter months.  Mandy is also a huge sports fan.


Judy Kirstein

Financial Representative Assistant

Judy has been with Northwestern Mutual for 27 years and is a member for the Akron SET Team. She lives in Medina with her husband, Ken, and their two dogs, Arwen and Aragon.  Judy is very active in her community and is affiliated with Project Dawn, Medina Community Church, and ASPCA.  In her free time, Judy also competes in Frisbee competitions with her dogs, hiking, and working within the Medina community.

Raymond N Latiano, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, MSM


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