My Team

I am blessed to have an amazing team that is focused on customer service. They include Communication and Marketing Manager Amanda Linton, Director of Operations Karen Horton and Associate Financial Representative Matthew Kupferer.

Karen M Horton

Karen M Horton

Director of Operations
Office 618-692-5301

Director of Operations Karen Horton has worked for Northwestern Mutual for 33 years in various roles.

A highlight of Karen’s career was leading a team of nine financial representatives to achieve Million Dollar Round Table level production for calendar year 2010.

In April 2014, Karen joined the staff of the Glen Carbon office as director of operations. Karen holds her Life/Health/LTC licenses and is a Northwestern Mutual Investment Services registered associate financial representative.

She received the Commitment to Excellence Award in 2008 and was honored at the Field Staff Luncheon during Northwestern Mutual's annual meeting in Milwaukee in July 2008.
Karen and her husband, Gary, live in Fairview Heights. They have one son, Christopher, who lives in west St. Louis county with his wife, Abbey. They are all avid St. Louis Cardinals and Mizzou Tiger fans.


Blake Eric Schuette

Financial Advisor


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