Northern Lights Distributors, LLC is a broker-dealer specializing in mutual fund distribution. We help our fund clients navigate the distribution universe by offering a high touch service and collaboration with financial intermediaries and industry partners.


We assist our clients to establish industry partnerships and uncover product distribution and sponsorship opportunities through our network of hundreds of established selling agreements with wire houses, independent broker-dealers, regional broker-dealers, banks and trust companies.


We view our relationship with our clients as a collaborative partnership. We provide introductions to industry experts focused on marketing, public relations, web and media. We help raise brand awareness and introduce client products through our associations with various industry partners. We offer objective feedback on marketing plans and collateral as well as observations of industry best practices. After understanding your goals and objectives, we will help you develop a customized action plan.

Advisor Knowlege Center

Four Cornerstones of Distribution

Competitive Edge Marketing Resources Distribution Activity Distribution Planning

Northern Lights Distributors, LLC is focused on helping investment advisors navigate the complexities of mutual fund distribution. The Advisor Knowledge Center is our firm’s value-added offering to provide meaningful insight that may impact sales growth. It is designed to follow the Cornerstones of Distribution framework for developing distribution strategies.

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Meet the Team

Executive Team

Brian Nielsen
Chief Executive Officer
Bill Wostoupal
Mike Nielsen
Chief Compliance Officer
Alma Piscitello
Senior Vice President, Head of Strategic Relationships Group

Strategic Relationships Team

Jaclyn Peal
Manager, Senior Relationship Manager
Greg Vignoli
Senior Relationship Manager
Dan Severa
Relationship Manager
Jeff Hardy
Relationship Manager

Compliance Team

Gary Danahy
Compliance Officer
Janelle Hardy
Director of Supervision and Education
Chris Wendt
Compliance Specialist
Scott Smith
Compliance Specialist
Erik Pearson
Compliance Specialist
Jamie Huss
Compliance Specialist
Brittany Meisenbach
Compliance Specialist

Active Marketing Team

Flavia Samper
Director, Business Development
Kevin Mckemie
Regional Business Development
Don Pawluk
Regional Business Development
Michelle Bennett
Regional Business Development

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