Management Team

The success of our group can be directly attributed to the high quality of leadership and the strength of our management team. Our goal is to ensure the continued success of our financial representatives by providing the proper guidance and support to help them experience both personal and professional growth.

 Daniel B Jones

Daniel B Jones, CLU®, ChFC®, CFP®, RICP®

Managing Director
Office 315-731-5400

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Daniel B. Jones joined Northwestern Mutual in February of 1998 after graduating with a BS in Business-Economics from Utica College.  He was the College Unit Director from 1999-2002 and from 2006-2010 practiced as an Investment Specialist. He was appointed to Managing Director in May 2010 of the Greater New York Group-Utica. Dan Jones holds the designations of CLU®, ChFC®, CFP® and the RICP® certification.

Dan is married to Anne-Marie, and the couple has two daughters, Lauren and Addison and a son, Owen. When not helping his father with the family farm, Dan enjoys golf, participating in his kid’s activities and being involved in his community.  Dan Jones is a Trustee at Utica College, Board Member of Fort Schuyler Club, past President of the Greater Winfield Area Historical Association, a member at Cedar Lake Club and actively involved with the American Heart Association.


 Allison Webb

Allison Webb

Campus Recruiter
Office 315-731-5408

Allison Webb is the Campus Recruiter for the Utica and Binghamton areas. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from St. Bonaventure University in 2015, following her degree completion from Herkimer Community College in 2013. Before joining Northwestern Mutual, she was the Director of Companion Care for a small company providing companion care services to the elderly, with hopes of allowing them age in place for as long as safely possible. Allison joined Northwestern Mutual in 2018.

Allison lives in Whitesboro, NY, where she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is also an avid sports fan, rarely passing up the opportunity to sit back, relax, have a drink and watch the game!

A fun fact about Allison is that she coached Modified Field Hockey for Whitesboro the last two years, and in her first year led the Lady Warriors to an undefeated season!

 Dana Dinigro

Dana Dinigro

Director of Recruitment and Development
Office 315-733-8624

Dana is the Director of Recruitment and Development for the Jones District Network Office.  She joined Northwestern Mutual in 2004 and holds her New York State Life, Accident and Health insurance license.

Prior to being involved in recruiting and development, she has held many positions within our firm and is well versed in many aspects of our agency operations.  Dana is currently focused on sourcing, selecting and developing top talented individuals while building quality relationships in our local communities.  If you would like to learn more about our career opportunities, please contact her at 315-733-8624 or by email at

Dana resides in West Winfield with her husband Brad, son Landon (7) and daughter Mia (5).  Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and helps run her family business.  She currently advocates as a Parent Representative on the Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council, is a Parent Member on the New York State Otsego County IFACT Project, heavily involved with CNY Quest and serves as the Treasurer for the Mount Markham Area Youth Association.

 Joseph R Leonard

Joseph R Leonard, MBA, CLU®, CFP®

Financial Advisor
Office 607-231-7324

Joe Leonard has been an Advisor with Northwestern Mutual since 2003 and started with the company after 9 years of professional landscape design work where he began learning the craft of long term planning. A graduate of the State University of New York School of Environmental Science & Forestry, as well as the University at Albany. Joe is a life-long learner. 

Joe is a holder of both the Chartered Life Underwriter designation & Certified Financial Planner certificate and is dedicated to delivering sound financial planning ideas & advise, grounded by doing what is right for his clients. 

Having grown up in Johnson City, NY, Joe lives with his wife & 4 children in Binghamton. When not working, Joe enjoys teaching his children snowboarding, as well as, landscaping, construction, golfing & tending to his vintage Italian scooter collection. 

 Tanner Claude Stewart

Tanner Claude Stewart, ChFC®

Financial Advisor
Office 315-731-5434

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Tanner Stewart is a Financial Advisor and Growth and Development Director for the Jones District Agency.  He received his BS in Business Economics and a minor in Finance from Utica College in 2010. Tanner joined Northwestern Mutual in 2009 as a College Financial Representative Intern.

Prior to being a Financial Advisor and Growth and Development Director for the Jones Agency, he served as a College Financial Representative Intern, Financial Representative, and College Unit Director. Tanner has earned his ChFC designation, Series 6, 63, and 65 licenses.

Tanner works and spends time with his family at residences in Utica, NY as well as at the Jersey Shore. He played NCAA lacrosse and still plays in a men’s summer league locally.


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