Thomas Canale is a graduate of Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science in Business.

Upon graduation from Marquette University, Tom returned home to Chicago and joined Northwestern Mutual in 1995. He became a Financial Advisor because he wanted to build long lasting relationships and wanted to make an impact on peoples lives.

Tom has built his practice by specializing in working with business owners, self-employed professionals and families that have children with special needs.

Furthering his education specifically in the financial field, Tom obtained securities licenses 6, 7, 9, 10, 63, and 65. This has allowed Tom to share his knowledge and help his clients attain financial security. In addition, Tom uses his expertise to teach a CFP course at Northwestern University.

Awards and Recognition

  • Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member (2000-2014)
  • National Quality Award (2000 - 2014)

Associations and Memberships

MDRT Million Dollar Round Table: Tom Canale is a member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), the Premier Association of Financial Professionals. Founded in 1927, MDRT provides its members with resources to improve their technical knowledge, sales and client service while maintaining a culture of high ethical standards.

MDRT's mission is to be a valued, member-driven international network of leading insurance and investment financial services professionals who serve their clients by exemplary performance and the highest standards of ethics, knowledge, service and productivity.

National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors: Tom CanaleNAIFA is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA). The mission of NAIFA is to advocate for a positive legislative and regulatory environment, enhance business and professional skills, and promote the ethical conduct of our members.

NAIFA is a national nonprofit organization representing the interests of more than 70,000 insurance and financial advisors nationwide, through its federation of over 900 state and local associations. Founded in 1890, NAIFA is the nation's largest financial services membership association.

Thomas J. Canale, CFP®, ChSNC®, ChFC®, CLU®
Wealth Management Advisor

The Canale Financial Group


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