Donald Reed joined Northwestern Mutual in 1978 after completing his doctorate in management and finance at Florida State University. In 1986, Donald Reed earned the professional designation of Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®). For financial representatives such as Donald Reed, the CLU® designation is the common bond for continuing growth and commitment to professionalism.

Then, in 1989, Donald Reed earned the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) designation, confirming his commitment to understanding a client's total financial situation and maintaining the ethical standards adhered to through The American College.

After earning his professional designations, Donald Reed went on to become president of the American Society of CLUs® and ChFCs® of Western North Carolina.

Since Donald Reed’s career with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network began in 1978, he has become a qualifying, life or provisional member of the Million Dollar Round Table, the premier association for financial professionals, 15 times.

My Mission

As a Northwestern Mutual Financial Representative, Donald Reed pledges himself to one simple rule of ethical conduct: he conscientiously works to understand his clients’ individual needs and their environment, then guides them using the same principles he uses to conduct his own life.

Associations and Memberships

Donald  maintains membership in the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors of Asheville, and has served as president of the Land of the Sky Estate Planning Council.

Donald Reed is a member of Physicians Nationwide, past president of the Land of the Sky Estate Planning Council, past chair of the Western North Carolina association of chartered life underwriters and chartered financial consultants,  past chair of the Zebulon B. Vance Debating Society and the Society of Financial Service Professionals.

Physicians Nationwide

Don Reed is a member of Physicians Nationwide. Physicians Nationwide is a group of qualified and experienced Northwestern Mutual Financial Representatives who specialize in serving the unique financial needs of physicians.

Donald E Reed, CLU®, ChFC®

Wealth Management Advisor


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