Paul Bonikowske is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, with a BS in Economics and minor in Communication.

He grew up on a dairy farm in central Wisconsin, where he learned great work-ethic and values from his parents at an early age.

While in college, Paul completed an internship with Northwestern Mutual. Upon graduating, he was hired as financial representative and earned Northwestern Mutual's Bronze Award for first-year success.

Paul received an offer to join AAL-Capital Management Corporation in 1993, as a mutual fund investment principal. He moved into larger roles with the company that provided an outstanding opportunity to learn the investment business. He was with AAL (now Thrivent) for ten years.

In 2003, Paul re-joined Northwestern Mutual to begin his own financial services practice.

He has also stayed commited to staying current and continuing his financial services education by acheiving the Cerfified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation in 2015.

Paul Bonikowske was awarded:

  • Northwestern Mutual's Bronze Award, 1993
  • Northwestern Mutual's Bronze Award, 2003
  • Northwestern Mutual's Pacesetter First 40 Award, 2004
  • National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Quality Award, 2007-2014
  • Million Dollar Roundtable, Qualifying Member, 2012, 2013 - 2015
  • Million Dollar Roundtable, Qualifying Member, 2014, Court of the Table


Paul A Bonikowske, CFP®

Wealth Management Advisor


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