Mission Statement

“Inspire others to dream courageously and live with purpose.”

The ambition of Northwestern Mutual has been less to be large than to be safe; its aim is to rank first in benefits to policyowners rather than first in size. Valuing quality above quantity, it has preferred to secure its business under certain salutary restrictions and limitations rather than to write much larger business at the possible sacrifice of those valuable points which have made Northwestern Mutual pre-eminently the policyowner’s company.
-Executive Committee, 1888

At Northwestern Mutual of Oregon and SW Washington, we’re proud to be part of a company whose mission statement is as true now as it was well over a century ago. We know that the steadfast values and solid practices that have made us strong through every economic storm will continue to help us provide products and services in even the most uncertain of times. Today, it is our mission to apply these principles to the current and dynamic needs of our Portland Metro Area community. 
For Northwestern Mutual Oregon and SW Washington, that means “inspiring others to dream courageously and live with purpose.” It is our ambition to teach, support, and motivate others to accomplish their goals by developing relationships that last a lifetime. We’re not interested in quick fixes or half-baked plans, but in helping to cultivate patterns of behavior that will lead every individual closer to their personal vision of success. From our financial representatives to our clients and everyone in between, it is our firm belief that every person, with a little help, has the ability to bridge the gap to even their most daring dreams.


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