My Team

As a Wealth Managment Advisor of the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company, I am committed to helping the financial success of my clients whether they are concerned for their own financial needs or those of their family or business. I don't do it alone, I work with like minded professionals dedicated to their professional industry growth and our clients.

Together, we stand committed to providing the best client experience possible. If you have a problem or need assistance at any time, please let us know.

Sam Byrum

Sam Byrum, MBA, CFP®, ChFC®, RICP®, CASL®

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Fax 919-755-3214

Sam has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2011 and joined Jen's team in 2012 as an Associate Wealth Management Advisor. He works closely with clients throughout the financial planning process and plays an integral part in helping manage client portfolios.


Sam graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a B.S. in Marketing and received his MBA with a concentration in Finance from East Carolina University. Sam is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and has obtained the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) designation, Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP®) designation and the Chartered Advisor for Senior Living (CASL®) designation. The Chartered Advisor for Senior Living (CASL®) designation is conferred by The American College of Financial Services.


Sam and his wife, Lindsay, live in Raleigh with their three children, Cole, Olivia and Charlotte, and their goldendoodle, Ellie. He enjoys spending time with his family at the beach, playing golf, and listening to music.


Lori I Taylor

Associate Financial Representative
Office 919-834-7772

Lori has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2015 and joined Jen's team in 2019 as an Associate Financial Representative. She connects with clients to schedule appointments, assists in the servicing of existing accounts and works with new business. 

Lori graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Lori and her husband, Eric, live in Raleigh with their little boy, Finn and their german shepherd rescue, Ophelia. In her free time, Lori enjoys acting in the local theatre community, singing and playing music with her husband and hiking.  

Lori holds her Life and Health Licenses.


Jennifer B. Torrey, CFP®, CLU®, RICP®

Wealth Management Advisor


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