John C Dawson

Managing Director


John Dawson began his career at Northwestern Mutual in 2007 as a College Financial Representative after graduating from Purdue University with degrees in Economics and Psychology. Becoming a full-time Financial Representative later that year, John ranked 6th in the Mike Gish contest; a prestigious award which recognizes the top ten first year former interns. He then added the position of College Unit Director to his responsibilities. In this role, John's desire was to attract and mentor Purdue students to Northwestern Mutual, offering them the same opportunity he has been blessed with.

In 2014, John and his family moved to Crown Point, Indiana to launch a district network office in the northwest region of Indiana.  Identified as one of the greatest market and geographical opportunities in the nation,   Corporately and locally, his team will work relentlessly to make a positive impact in the surrounding community.

Years of Experience

Representing Northwestern Mutual since 2007.


Degree Major Institution
Bachelor of Science Economics Purdue University
Bachelor of Arts Psychology Purdue University

Awards and Recognition


Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member 2013, 2016-2019, 2021

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 2011-2015

Award recognizing commitment to excellence in service to clients and industry


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