Paul Gerald Hodge, CLU®, ChFC®

Managing Director


Paul Hodge graduated, a double major, from the University of New Orleans in 2008 with a Bachelors in Business Administration, as well as a Bachelors in Marketing. Prior to graduation, Paul had the opportunity to be a part of Northwestern Mutual's Financial Representative Internship; which was and still is the Number 1 Internship in the Financial Services Industry. After early successes in the internship program, he was then offered the chance to continue his practice at the full-time level.

Over the last ten years of practice, Paul's team has been able to help business owners and medical professionals with their qualified and non-qualified planning; specifically focusing around saving money more efficiently, protecting their most precious assets and minimizing the effect of taxes over time.

Paul and his team specialize in working with investment professionals, law partners, medical professionals, and entrepreneurial business professionals in the areas of estate, retirement, business, and family insurance planning.

Awards & Recognition

  • College Awards- Power of 10 (2008)
  • In 2009, Paul was named the New Representative of the Year by Northwestern Mutual New Orleans.
  • District Network Office Growth Award (2009)
  • Qualifying member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) for 2012, 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.
  • Annually, Paul continues to achieve NAIFA's Quality Service Award, which recognizes his commitment to excellence in his service to clients and the industry.
  • New Financial Representative Award
    • Bronze (2009)
    • Silver (2010)
    • Gold (2011)
    • Platinum (2012)
  • Best Year Ever (2009-2013, 2016)
  • Growth Development Director Game Changer (2017)

Licenses & Designations

  • CLU® - Chartered Life Underwriter®  designees have expertise in a broad array of personal risk management and life insurance planning issues for individuals, business owners and professional clients. Their training includes an emphasis on ethics, professionalism and a holistic and comprehensive approach to addressing insurance planning needs.
  • ChFC®- Chartered Financial Consultant® designees have prepared to succeed in serving a more diverse client base.

Resources for Business Owners:

What keeps you up at night?

Paul'’s job is to help prepare you for the unexpected. Paul can help identifd areas within your business where you may be exposed to risk. Reducing that risk and addressing the obvious and not-so-obvious issues you are worrying about will put your mind at ease.

Plan Now for Success.

Resources for Medical Professionals

From the minute you arrive in the office until the minute you go home at night, your patients count on you to provide expert care and guidance, to act in their best interests. Northwestern Mutual has long been recognized for providing innovative financial security solutions and creating finely crafted programs focused on our clients' goals, including insurance and investment products that can help

  1. Protect income and assets
  2. Meet health and long-term care needs
  3. Accumulate wealth
  4. Reward people who add the most to your practice
  5. Provide professional trust services
  6. Maximize your estate
  7. Create a lasting legacy
  8. Ensurance continuation of your practice

Video Resources:

Resources for Retirement

When saving for retirement the big question on everyone’s mind is, “Will I have enough money to last as long as I live?” Learn how our unique approach to retirement income planning can give you a greater level of confidence that your retirement funds will last your lifetime.


Years of Experience

Representing Northwestern Mutual since 2007.

Awards and Recognition


National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Quality Award 2012-2015

Award recognizing commitment to excellence in service to clients and industry


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