About Us


Company History

Northwestern Benefit is affiliated with The Goodwin, Wright agency of the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, which has been a presence in the Atlanta financial services community since 1885. In 1996, Northwestern Benefit was formed as the employee benefits partner company of Goodwin, Wright. David Asbury is the CEO of Northwestern Benefit and John Wright is the Managing Partner of Goodwin, Wright. David Asbury has been consulting in the employee benefits arena since 1985 and is the founder of Northwestern Benefit. John Wright, David Asbury and Jason Brady form the partnership of Northwestern Benefit.

Over the past twenty years, Northwestern Benefit has grown to be one of the largest independent employee benefits companies in the country. We are ranked number three in the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2017 Atlanta’s Top 20 Employee Benefits and Compensation Companies, and are noted as one of Atlanta’s Healthiest Employers by the same publication.

What our clients have to say

“She totally took control of the situation, told me what she was going to do, when she was going to do it and then did what she said. Talk about being Customer Focused!!”

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