My Team


Our mission is to enhance our client's lives by guiding them to make educated and intelligent financial decisions resulting in financial security.  With a challenging investment environment, our focus is to partner with our clients to understand their goals and create a vision for their financial independence.  In advising our clients on wealth accumulation and protecting their families in a tax efficient manner, our team's guiding principles are to understand, develop, implement, and provide continued service to update and monitor the process of our client's goals. 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.




Catherine J Lindus

Catherine J Lindus

Director of Operations
Office 651-714-6806

Cathy has been with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network since July 2007. Cathy is an Associate Financial Representative as well as a fully registered representative of Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC holding her series 6, 63 and life & health license. Cathy is committed to providing support to Jeffrey Manderfeld and is dedicated to providing superior service.Prior to Northwestern Mutual, Cathy spent the past twenty years at The Hartford as a Manager of the Client Referral Program.

Cathy can help you with the following:

  • General policy questions and updates
  • Bank account, address and beneficiary changes
  • Premium and billing questions
  • Policy loans and loan repayment
  • Referrals to potential new clients
  • Appointment requests and calendar coordination

In her spare time, Cathy enjoys spending time with family and friends, enjoys watching the Packers, Nascar and going fishing.

Thomas E Clasby

Thomas E Clasby, CFP®

Financial Representative
Office 651-714-6837

Tom has been in the finance and investment industry since 2008 and joined Jeffrey’s team in 2012.  He works closely with Jeffrey in preparing financial strategies and investment analyses for clients. He oversees investment related activities including portfolio construction, investment research, and account management. He holds his securities and insurance licenses. 

Tom can help you with the following:

  • Investment related questions regarding asset allocation, performance, risk management, market conditions, and investment products.
  • Operational requests such as placing trades, providing account values, processing check requests, IRA distributions, wire transfers, and gain/loss information.

Tom resides in Minneapolis with his wife Kate, and two boys, Ryan and Jack. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, cooking, and following University of Minnesota athletics.


Jeffrey J Manderfeld, ChFC®, CLU®

Wealth Management Advisor


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