My Team

As a Wealth Management Advisor for Northwestern Mutual, I am committed to helping my clients whether they are concerned for their own financial needs or those of their family or business. I don't do it alone. Here you will find a listing of the people who help make it happen.

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.

 
Mitchell Kurt Castillo Jr

Mitchell Kurt Castillo Jr

Director of Investment Operations
Office 303-390-5785

Mitchell Castillo joined the team over a year ago as the Director of Investment Operations. Mitch not only handles the day to day investment transactions, he helps with overall investment planning and recommendations. Mitch is an exceptional planner and provides innovative solutions.

Mitch graduated from Colorado Mesa University, and he was a former Intern and Advisor at Northwestern Mutual. In Mitch's free time, he enjoys watching and playing sports, especially golf and basketball. Mitch also enjoys spending time with his fiance Jordyn, their dog Zeus and their family and friends.

 

Melissa A Cuomo

Associate Financial Representative

Melissa Cuomo has served the practice in multiple roles for over seven years. As an Associate Financial Representative, Melissa supports the team by servicing client needs, especially those involving scheduling or billing.  

Melissa attended the University of Colorado before transferring to Metropolitan State College for a degree in Hospitality Management. She graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2004. Melissa is a native of Colorado and currently lives in Florida with her husband and their beautiful daughter. They enjoy traveling, cooking and spending time with family.

 
Heidi Nelson

Heidi Nelson

Office 303-390-5756

Heidi joined Peter's team in 2016 in a part-time support role, but the role quickly became more. As the Director of Marketing and Business Operations, her responsibilities include team management, internal and external process development, as well as client planning and support.

Although Heidi is a gratuate of the University of Utah, she is very much a Wisconsin girl. When Heidi isn't in the office, you will find her taking care of her pups, Charlie and Max. She also loves cheering on her soccer star step-daughter, seeing the world with her husband, climbing mountains and learning how to ski.

 
Julie Scott

Julie Scott

Director of Client Relations
Office 303-390-5750

Julie joined Peter's team in 2020 as the Director of Client Relations. Although she is new to the team, she has been with Northwestern Mutual for over 25 years. Julie drives both the new client onboarding process as well as the overall client experience. Julie has made an instant positive impact on the practice, providing guidance to fellow team members and being an invaluable resource and support for clients.

Julie is a graduate of Michigan State University (Forestry), and comes to Colorado after 25 years in Chicago. She holds licenses for life, accident and health insurance and is Series 6 and 63 securities licensed.

In her spare time, Julie enjoys hiking and travel with her husband and daughter. Some of her favorite things about Colorado are the warmer winter weather (compared to Chicago), open spaces, and of course the Colorado sunshine.

 

Peter R Harnisch

Wealth Management Advisor

 

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