Christian Henley, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, MBA

Financial Advisor


Before Christian can speak intelligently about the products and services that might be appropriate for you and your family, he needs to get to know you. And, before you can feel comfortable sharing your goals and dreams, you need to get to know Christian Henley.

Christian earned his Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Business Management and a minor in Finance from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2001. He also earned his Executive Master's in Business Administration from Washington University's OLIN School of Business in 2010. He is a Certified Financial Planner as well as a Chartered Life Underwriter.

Christian graduated with honors from Washington University and joined the Betta Gamma Sigma Honors Club. Christian spent nine years in the health care industry with Abbott Laboratories where he was named the President's Club award winner in 2006 & was a recipient of the President's Award in 2008. Christian joined Northwestern Mutual in 2011 and has earned many awards and honors including bronze, silver, and gold awards in his first three years respectively. He earned Northwestern Mutual's Life Impact Award as well as the Leadership Achievement award in 2014. Christian also earned the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Quality Award in 2014. He is also a member of the Million Dollar Roundtable.

In 2014, Christian was named the College Unit Director (CUD) for the Chesterfield, MO office. The Northwestern Mutual Internship program has consistently been rated in the top 10 in the country and exceeds expectations in the St. Louis area. Christian is now a Field Director in charge of recruiting, mentoring, and developing new financial representatives to help them become the successful future of Northwestern Mutual.

Christian is a Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professional as well as holds the Chartered Life Underwriter designation. Christian holds his series 6, series 7, series 63, series 66 securities licenses as well as life, health and long term care insurance licenses. Christian runs a balanced practice utilizing insurance and investment solutions as appropriate to meet every client's unique goals. Christian enjoys this career because it allows him the ability to help clients make complex financial decisions seem simple and seamless.

Christian and his wife Erin have four children, Averyana, Chase, Estella, and Jacob. Christian and his wife are involved with the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) and St. Louis Family Church. They also enjoy spending time with their kids and extended family.

Years of Experience

Representing Northwestern Mutual since 2011.


Degree Major Institution
Bachelors of Science Business Management/Finance University of Missouri
Masters in Business Administration Executive MBA Washington University Olin School of Business
Certified Financial Planner Financial Planning American College

Awards and Recognition


Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member 2017, 2019

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 2014-2016

Award recognizing commitment to excellence in service to clients and industry


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