About Our Team

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As a Wealth Management Advisor for the 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 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.

 
LeTian Dong

LeTian Dong

Director of Operations
Office 919-354-6558
Letian grew up in LaGrange, NC. She graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2013 with double major in Economics and Management & Society, and a minor in Entrepreneurship. She joined Northwestern Mutual right after college, and joined Tom’s team a year later.  As our Director of Planning, Letian works closely with Tom to create the customized plans, analyses, and recommendations for our clients. 
 
Letian is fascinated by languages. She is also fluent in Chinese and working on improving her Spanish speaking skills. In her spare time, she enjoys dancing (ballet, jazz, hip hop), planning tennis, and reading a good book.
 
Letian currently lives in New York (Long Island) with her fiancé Dr. Michael Jin. With help from technology, she’s virtually in our Durham office year round.
 
Andrew M Johnson

Andrew M Johnson, CFP®, ChFC®, CASL®, CLU®

Office 919-493-1339
Mobile 919-619-5083
After working with State Employees’ Credit Union for over 7 years as a Financial Services Officer, Andrew joined our team at Northwestern Mutual in September of 2009. Andrew graduated with a BA from the University of North Carolina in 2001. He holds his Series 7, Series 6 and 63 securities licenses as well as his life and health and long term care licenses. Andrew also obtained his Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) certification in 2006 and his Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) designation in 2012. Andrew assists Tom in developing financial strategies for his clients and is available to answer clients’ questions that might arise concerning life insurance, investments or financial planning.
 
Andrew resides in Durham with his wife, Leslie, their sons, Tyler, Sam and James and their Goldendoodle, Blue. He is a member of The Gathering Church in Durham and enjoys golfing, attending UNC football and basketball games and spending time with his family.
 
Jennifer Arey

Jennifer Arey

Director of Client Relations and Marketing
Office 919-354-6563
Jenny has served as our Director of Client Relations and Marketing since 2018. A graduate of UNC Chapel Hill with a degree in European History, Jenny took a slight detour in the world of foodservice and fine dining before finding herself at Northwestern Mutual. She answers questions and handles client requests, manages Tom's calendar, and greets guests in our office with a smile and cup of coffee.
 
Jenny is involved at Colonial Baptist Church in Cary, NC, and leads a fantastic group of high schoolers in American Heritage Girls troop 1210. She also enjoys hiking, visiting historical landmarks, spending time with family and friends, and finding great deals at Goodwill.

 

 

Collin Nix

Office 919-493-1339
Collin is one of our Awesome Interns. He is a student at UNC-Chapel Hill graduating in 2020.
 

Elizabeth A Bueche

Office 919-493-1339
Elizabeth is one of our Awesome Interns. She is a senior at UNC-Chapel Hill (graduating in 2020) with a double major in Information Sciences and Economics. 
 

Tom Morris, CFP®, MBA, RICP®, ChFC®, CASL®

Wealth Management Advisor

 

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