F Chrys Kanos, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, CLTC®

Managing Director

Professional

Chrys Kanos was appointed Managing Director in 2014.  He sees the organization as one big family and is focused on building client relationships as well as recruiting and developing the next generation of leaders.

Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®)

The Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) designation has long been recognized as the fundamental and foremost educational credential for individuals involved with the protection, accumulation, preservation and distribution of the economic values of human life. For agents, field managers, home office personnel, and others involved in the provision of life insurance to the public, the CLU® designation is the common bond for continuing growth and commitment to professionalism.

Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®)

The Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) designation focuses on the comprehensive financial planning process as an organized way to collect and analyze information on a client's total financial situation; to identify and establish specific financial goals; and to formulate, implement, and monitor a comprehensive plan to achieve those goals. The ChFC® program provides financial services professionals with in-depth knowledge of the skills needed to perform comprehensive financial planning for their clients.

Chartered Advisor for Senior Living (CASL®)

The Chartered Advisor for Senior Living (CASL) designation focuses on providing guidance and assistance on a broad range of financial and senior lifestyle topics including saving for retirement, structuring distributions from retirement plans, planning for health and long-term care needs, developing effective estate planning strategies, and managing life course transitions, family relationships and living arrangments.

Associations and Memberships

Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT)

Chrys is a Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) Member since 2012.  MDRT is the premiere association of financial professionals. MDRT status is granted for one year and members must apply each year to continue their affiliation with MDRT.  Founded in 1927, MDRT provides its members with resources to improve their technical knowledge, sales and client service while maintaining a culture of high ethical standards. MDRT's mission is to be a valued, member-driven international network of leading insurance and investment financial services professionals who serve their clients by exemplary performance and the highest standards of ethics, knowledge, service and productivity.

Member of Physicians Nationwide

Physicians Nationwide is a group of qualified and experienced Northwestern Mutual financial representatives who specialize in serving the unique financial needs of physicians.

Member of Charlotte Estate Planning Council

The Charlotte Estate Planning Council (CEPC) is a local affiliate of the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils, a national organization of professional estate planners and affiliated estate planning councils, focused on establishing and monitoring the highest professional and educational standards. The mission of CEPC is to promote the interest of the public by providing an educational forum for estate planning professionals from various disciplines and to foster cooperation and share ideas relevant to the estate planning process.

Member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors

Blumenthal Performing Arts Center - Corporate Partner

University of South Carolina Alumni Club

 

Awards and Recognition


OARS Award - 2016

The Outstanding Achievement in Recruiting and Sales (OARS) Aware recognizes Managing Directors for exceptional performance in terms of balancing both management and personal production. It represents the top 10% of Managing Directors in the Northwestern Mutual system.


Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member 2012-2015, 2017

MDRT is the premier association of financial professionals. MDRT status designation is granted for one year and members must apply every year to continue their affiliation with the MDRT


National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Quality Award 2013-2015

Award recognizing commitment to excellence in service to clients and industry


Charlotte Business Journal's 40 Under 40

The Charlotte Business Journal's 2016 honorees are the top forty individuals who are making major strides in their careers as well as being impactful within the community. 


Northwestern Mutual Leadership NEXT

Leadership NEXT is a high potential program through Northwestern Mutual that helps you to maximize your leadership impact for the company and the community. The top leaders in the nation are invited each year, and it provides an opportunity to interact and learn with other high-caliber leaders at Northwestern Mutual.

 

Years of Experience

Representing Northwestern Mutual since 2006.

Education

Degree Major Institution
Bachelor of Science Business Administration University of South Carolina - Columbia

Awards and Recognition

 

Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member 2012-2015, 2017

MDRT is the premier association of financial professionals. MDRT status designation is granted for one year and members must apply every year to continue their affiliation with the MDRT

 

National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Quality Award 2013-2015

Award recognizing commitment to excellence in service to clients and industry

 

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