Chip Hallsten attended Maryville University in St. Louis where he completed his BS in business administration and marketing in 2003. He began his career in the financial services industry directly after graduation at Heartland Financial Security Group as a Financial Advisor. In January 2009, Chip transitioned to Northwestern Mutual-Clayton where he was able to grow his career and serve as a Field Director, or a mentor for financial representatives in the first four years of their business, in 2013. In January 2016, Chip transitioned to the Chesterfield Valley office. He currently serves as the College Unit Director, and he plays an active role in the office's internship program, in addition to maintaining his own financial practice.

Associations and Memberships:

  • National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA)
  • Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) 2014


Years of Experience

Representing Northwestern Mutual since 2008.


Degree Major Institution
Bachelor of Science Business & Marketing Maryville University

Awards and Recognition


Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member 2014-2016, 2018

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 2012-2013, 2015-2016

Award recognizing commitment to excellence in service to clients and industry

Rand Lee Hallsten II

Financial Representative


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