Joseph W Dennis, CLU®, ChFC®, CASL®, RICP®

Financial Advisor


After reaching a high level of success in the tennis business as a tennis professional, player, promoter and association leader, I felt that there were other ways that I could positively affect  people with whom I developed relationships. As I reflected on how my family's life had changed after the premature death of my father, I felt called to be sure that families that I met had an opportunity to put in place the proper protection to allow the confidence that their financial security was addressed. My career with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network has afforded me the opportunity to fulfill this calling.

Associations and Memberships

Graduate of The Master's Program      

Member, Oglethorpe University Athletic Hall of Fame       

USPTA National Tennis Professional of the Year, 1977

Founding and Honorary Member, Georgia Professional Tennis Association

Member,  First Baptist Gainesville, Gainesville, GA

Years of Experience

Representing Northwestern Mutual since 1982.


Degree Major Institution
Bachelor of Arts Business Administration Oglethorpe University

Awards and Recognition


Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying/Life Member 1989-1994, 1997-2000

MDRT is the premier association of financial professionals. MDRT status designation is granted for one year and members must apply every year to continue their affiliation with the MDRT


National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Quality Award 2011-2012, 2014

Award recognizing commitment to excellence in service to clients and industry


National Quality Award 1985-2004, 2006-2007, 2009-2010

Award recognizing persistency and performance


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