From an early age I knew I wanted to be both a teacher, and a coach.  Most of my education, life, and professional experience has been spent in some form of teaching, coaching, and sales.  My background in education and coaching has helped me develop the skills I use every day in working with my clients, and their families, at Northwestern Mutual.  As a Financial Advisor, I work with my clients to help them achieve financial security and success through a holistic financial planning process.  That process, combined with my teaching experience, is built on a belief that education and information will empower my clients to make the right financial decisions for themselves, their families, and their businesses.  My coaching background provides me the tools necessary to help my clients stay accountable to their plan, so that together, as a team, we can achieve their short term and long term financial goals. 

Associations and Memberships


  • Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce
  • North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce
  • 2004 Leadership Wilmington
  • UNCW College of Arts and Sciences Advancement Council
  • UNCW E.L.White Lifetime Giving Society
  • National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors (NAIFA)



Years of Experience

Representing Northwestern Mutual since 2003.


Degree Major Institution
Bachelor of Arts History University of North Carolina Wilmington
Brian M Cox

Brian M Cox, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®

Managing Director


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