Team Members

My staff and I truly enjoy what we do and like to have fun at work, but we are very serious when it comes to providing our clients with prompt service, accurate communication and professionalism at all times. Please contact us immediately if you have any questions or have a request. We will work hard to address your needs without delay.

Jodalyn Ake

Jodalyn Ake

Director of Operations
Office 501-358-3733 ext. 1122

Jodi has been a part of the Northwestern Mutual team since 2006. As the Director of Operations, she strives to provide our clients with the most positive Northwestern Mutual experience.

Jodi is originally from Wisconsin and made her way to Arkansas in 1999. She is an active member of the Conway Running Club, a Leader of the Women Run Arkansas Clinic and most recently completed the 2018 Boston Marathon. She and her husband Todd have 3 children, 5 grandchildren and enjoying biking, traveling, and spending time with family. 

James Alexander Fiscus

James Alexander Fiscus

Investment Operations
Office 501-358-3733

James is an Associate Financial Advisor and Director of Investments & Planning at Northwestern Mutual Conway.  In his role, James manages Investment recommendations and Operations for NM Conway Advisors.

James grew up in Searcy, AR and attended Arkansas Tech University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics & Finance.  In his spare time, he enjoys golf, basketball, hiking, and spending time with his family.


Kennedy A Hutchins

Financial Planning Analyst
Office 501-358-3733

Drew Anthony Gainor
Managing Director

Gainor, Carter and Associates


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