Claire Bray Promoted To Growth and Development Director For Northwestern Mutual’s Greenville Office

The Greenville Northwestern Mutual office announces the promotion of Claire Bray as Growth and Development Director for the firm’s growing Greenville and Spartanburg offices.

Greenville, S.C. – The Greenville Northwestern Mutual office announces the promotion of Claire Bray as Growth and Development Director for the firm’s growing Greenville and Spartanburg offices. Bray also serves as the Executive Director of Recruitment, and the recent promotion expands her leadership responsibilities in recruiting financial representatives and mentoring advisors in the Upstate.

A 2007 graduate of Furman University, Bray earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Communications and later joined Northwestern Mutual’s Greenville office in 2017 as a recruiter. She was selected as GSA Business Report’s 2023 Forty Under 40 honoree and was named NM’s 2022 “Recruiter of the Year” based on her successful development and recruitment of new Northwestern Mutual advisors.

“Claire is an extremely dedicated team member, and I am so thrilled about her promotion and the accomplishments she will achieve in this expanded leadership role,” said John Tripoli, managing director of Northwestern Mutual. “She enjoys sharing how financial representatives and advisors can enjoy immense growth potential, freedom and flexibility at Northwestern Mutual and helping others discover promising career opportunities at Northwestern Mutual.”

Bray is an active member of United Way of Greenville County’s Young Leaders Society and the Women United Council. She recently served as Chair of the Young Leaders Society Council and actively helps members connect through unique education and networking events.

“Claire is very involved in the Upstate community and often dedicates her time, talent and treasure to support local non-profits,” adds Tripoli. “She leads the office’s annual United Way employee campaign and recently served on the planning committee for the inaugural Women United Summit, which brought together over 500 women in the community.”

For information about opportunities at Northwestern Mutual’s Greenville and Spartanburg offices, call 864.679.3847 or visit

About Northwestern Mutual
Northwestern Mutual has been helping people and businesses achieve financial security for more than 165 years. Through a comprehensive planning approach, Northwestern Mutual combines the expertise of its financial professionals with a personalized digital experience and industry-leading products to help its clients plan for what's most important. With more than $558 billion of total assets being managed across the company's institutional portfolio as well as retail investment client portfolios, nearly $35 billion in revenues, and $2.2 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than five million people with life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, and brokerage and advisory services. Northwestern Mutual ranked 111 on the 2023 FORTUNE 500.

Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI (life and disability insurance, annuities, and life insurance with long-term care benefits) and its subsidiaries. Subsidiaries include Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC (NMIS) (investment brokerage services), broker-dealer, registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC; the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company® (NMWMC) (investment advisory and services), federal savings bank.

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