My Team

Mark has been with Northwestern Mutual for over 27 years working with clients to establish prudent and effective financial strategies. By creating a unique planning analysis for you, Mark will design a financial plan that is tailored to your needs and allows you to realize your dreams for retirement.

Together, we stand committed to providing the best customer service possible. If you have a problem or need assistance at any time, please let us know.

Meggen D Illingworth

Meggen D Illingworth

Director of New Business and Communications
Office 314-539-0884

Meggen is our director of new business. She organizes our client onboarding process and is our office liaison for all policy underwriting. Meggen will schedule your medical exams, process your applications, and can answer any questions you have regarding your new policy status.

Brandon T Byrd

Brandon T Byrd, MBA

Director of Investments
Office 314-551-7117 ext. 1887

Brandon is our director of investments.  He works to manage investment accounts, design portfolio allocations, review market research and monitor investment accounts to most efficiently meet clients objectives.  Brandon is also an excellent resource to discuss any concerns with accounts and share insight to communicate the benefits of our investment management process.

Megan K Williams

Megan K Williams

Financial Planning Analyst
Office 314-231-3931

Megan joined our team in August of 2019.  She is responsible for running financial planning analysis reports.  She can help with any changes that need to be made to your policies and will also help you schedule an appointment with Mark. 

Kyle LaRocca

Kyle LaRocca

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 314-551-7103

Kyle joined our team in February of 2020.  He is responsible for servicing and establishing investment accounts.  He also works with fund research, market-data analysis, and designing investment portfolios.


Mark D Schuchardt, CFP®, WMCP®, ChFC®, RICP®, AEP®
Wealth Management Advisor

Quantum Wealth Management


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