With a naturally driven and curious spirit, Brian has always had an affinity for financial strategy.  After graduating from the University of Missouri Columbia with an emphasis in Finance, Banking & Economics, he started a career in retail managing sales and inventory distribution where he eventually worked his way up to Buyer exceeding sales expectations year after year.


During his success in retail, Brian was sought out by a Northwestern Mutual advisor and became a loyal client.  Feeling as though he had reached a plateau in retail, Brian was looking for a career where he could better use his passions to help people.


For over 16 years now, Brian has been helping his friends and clients manage their personal and business assets.  His penchant for reading financial news and keeping privy of the markets has made him a natural in the industry.  He has achieved awards nearly every year as an advisor including being named the Best Personal Wealth Manager of the year for the Milwaukee Magazine.


Regardless of all his professional accomplishments, if you ask him, Brian will tell you that his greatest accomplishment is his family.  Achieving a lifestyle that creates a healthy work-life balance is his priority.  He met his beautiful wife Nicole in Milwaukee and they have been married since 2004.  Together they have three daughters and are parish members of St. Leo’s in Winston Salem.  When Brian is not at the office, you can find him coaching his twin daughter’s basketball team, paying a game of soccer or nose deep in a newspaper.



  • FINRA Licenses:  7 & 65
  • Insurance Licenses: Life & Health
  • American College:  CLU
  • College of Financial Planning:  AAMS




  • Best Personal Wealth Manager 2009 “Milwaukee Magazine”
  • New Client Award:  2011, 2012, 2013, 2015
  • Gold Award:  2013
  • Silver Award:  2012
  • Bronze Award:  2011
  • Top 20 new representative Midwest Region:  2010
  • Diversification Contest Winner:  2008
  • Regional Leaders Award:  2006
  • Ted Jones Award: 2006
  • Segment Advancer: 2005, 2006, 2007


Brian D. Acker

Brian D. Acker, CFP®, CLU®, AAMS®

Wealth Management Advisor


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