As a Financial Advisor for Northwestern Mutual, I am committed to helping my clients whether they are concerned for their own financial needs or those of their family or business. I don't do it alone. Here you will find a listing of the people who help make it happen.

Together, we stand committed to providing the best customer service possible. If you have a problem or need assistance at any time, please let us know.

Amber S Akhtar

Amber S Akhtar

Director of Investment Operations
Office 603-570-2088

Amber began her career with Northwestern in 2014.  After graduating with a degree in communication and business administration from the Universtiy of New Hampshire, Amber was excited to start a career in client services and practice management.  

Amber's primary role involves assisting clients with opening accounts, service requests, and managing day to day operations.  Amber also assists clients in the underwriting process.

Amber holds her MA and NH Life, Accident & Health Insurance licenses as well as her Series 7 & 63 securities registrations.

In her spare time, Amber enjoys traveling and spend time with her family and friends in her home town of Portsmouth, NH.

How can Amber help?

  • She services all existing  accounts
  • She can direct clients to appropriate resources
  • She can assist with your insurance and investment applications
  • She coordinates all insurance underwriting with the home office.
Ashley Toppel

Ashley Toppel

Operations Associate
Office 781-246-1010

Ashley joined Nick's team starting as a summer intern in 2017 and stepping on full time in August of 2017 as an Operations Associate. Ashley primarily works with the team on operations and data management as well as marketing initiatives. Ashley recently graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Management at Boston University where she was Vice President of Social Responsibility for her sorority. Before attending BU, Ashley grew up in Boca Raton, Florida with her family. Outside of work, Ashley enjoys spending time with friends and her new puppy, Sadie.

Kimmie Saliba

Kimmie Saliba

Operations Manager
Mobile 978-473-1333
Office 978-473-1333

Kimmie's career with Northwestern started in 2015 on Nick Shultz's team as the office Operations Manager.  Kimmie graduated from Messiah College in Pennsylvania with a degree in Anthropology and Sociology and hold her MA life and health insurance license.  Kimmie specializes in day to day operations and client service.

After returning to her home state of Massachusetts, Kimmie and her husband Keven got married in Gloucester and now live in Salem.  Kimmie grew up in Beverly, MA and enjoys living near the beach.  During her spare time, Kimmie enjoys speading time outside with her family.

How Can Kimmie Help?

  • She can direct clients to appropriate resources
  • She can schedule your next appointment with Nick
  • She can assist in taking your insurance and investment applications
  • She facilitates relationships and meetings with your other trusted advisors
Vincenzo Terranova

Vincenzo Terranova

Associate Financial Representative

Vincenzo joined Nick's team as an Agent Assistant in 2017.  Vincenzo graduated from Boston University with a degree in Economics.  While at BU, Vinenzo was a member of the Undergraduate Economics Association.  Vincenzo holds his Massachusetts life, accident and health insurance producer license.  Vincenzo works closely with Nick to build and analyze financial plans.

Vincenzo grew up and lives in Gloucester, Massachusetts.  In his spare time he enjoys rowing, playing hockey and spending time with his family.


Nicholas James Shultz, CFP®

Wealth Management Advisor


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