Team Members

 

As a Wealth Management Advisor for the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company, 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.

 
Shane T. OBrien

Shane T. OBrien, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, RICP®

Director of Wealth Management Services
Office 314-744-5236

Shane T. O’Brien

  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from McKendree University
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)
  • Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®)
  • Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®)
  • Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®)
  • Life/health/Long Term Care Insurance Licenses
  • FINRA Series 7 & 66

Background and Expertise

Shane Joined Northwestern Mutual and the LaValle Group in 2014 as the Director of Wealth Management Services. Shane also has 4 years of prior experience as a Bookkeeper and Finance Manager at a local Catholic Church & School.

Personal Bio

Shane and his wife Katie have two children.  Shane played college football for McKendree University 05’-09’, and currently plays Rugby with the Rowdies Rugby Football Club in Belleville, IL.  He has been a dedicated coach for youth football and baseball.  On his free time he enjoys spending time outdoors camping and fishing, and spending time with family and friends.

 
Miranda Lea Meyer

Miranda Lea Meyer

Associate Financial Representative

Miranda L. Meyer

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • Life/Health/Long Term Care Insurance Licenses
  • FINRA Series 6 & 63

Background and Expertise

Miranda first joined Northwestern Mutual in 2017 as a College Intern. She continued her career with Northwestern Mutual and joined the LaValle Group in 2021 as an Associate Financial Advisor. She is currently working towards obtaining her Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®) designation.

Personal Bio

Miranda has two dogs, Gunner and Zip. She enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs. She loves hiking in Southern Illinois and watching Sunday Night Football.

 
Mindy Lux

Mindy Lux

Director of Insurance Operations
Office 314-744-5200

Mindy Lux

  • Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Missouri State University
  • Life & Health Insurance License

Background and Expertise

Mindy joined Northwestern Mutual in 2012 and later joined the LaValle Group in 2019 as the Director of Insurance Operations. 

Personal Bio

Mindy grew up in Saint Louis where she currently lives with her Husband, Justin. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, especially her Golden Retriever, Watson.

 
Mark Damron

Mark Damron

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 314-721-7799

Mark Damron

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Christian Ministries from Urshan College
  • Life & Health Insurance License
  • FINRA Series 7 & 63

Background and Expertise

Mark joined the Northwestern Mutual team in the summer of 2020. Prior experience includes non-profit finance and being a stockbroker at TD Ameritrade. Mark assists Brian with portfolio management and will be there to help you with all thing’s investment related. Including opening your investment accounts, rollovers, investing, trading, contributions, and distributions.

Personal Bio

Mark is originally from the South but spent most of his life growing up in the Chicagoland area. Mark moved to Saint Louis in 2011, and now lives in the suburbs with his wife and new puppy. He loves all things outdoors, including fishing, hunting, and hiking.

 
Lindsey Jabs Dillon

Lindsey Jabs Dillon

Director of Marketing and Communications

Lindsey Jabs Dillon

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and Manufacturing Management from Valparaiso University.

Background and Expertise

Lindsey joined the Northwestern Mutual team in Spring of 2021 after being called to be a stay-at-home Mom for 5 years. Her past experience includes sales and customer service. Lindsey will be the one to faciliate your scheduled meetings with members of the LaValle Group, she helps to build and maintain client relationships, and assists managing the team's web presence.

Personal Bio

Lindsey grew up in the Chicagoland area, and moved to St. Louis in 2007. She lives in the city with her 6 year old son and their 10 year old pit-mix. She loves gardening, going to museums, and she might have a small indoor plant obsession. 

Proud Ally - she/her

Call to schedule : 314-548-0432

 

 

 

Brian A LaValle, CFP®, CLU®, MBA

Wealth Management Advisor

 

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