Brent Paul Ussary, MBA

Managing Director

About Me

Brent grew up on a farm in Agency, MO. He attended Northwest Missouri State University while studying International Business. Brent travelled abroad and studied European Studies, Innovations, and Sustainable Development from three Universities throughout Europe. After completion of undergrad studies in December 2009, Brent worked alongside the Dean of the Booth College of Business, as an assistant, while completing his MBA through April 2011.

After joining Northwestern Mutual in June of 2011 as part of the Post-Graduate Program and completion of Power of 10, Brent went full-time in September of 2011.

Brent has received a number of awards throughout his career as a Financial Advisor, including the Runner-Up Rookie of the Year within his Agency, Team Gold Premium Leader for Southern Summer Contest, RPS Team Gold Premium Leader 2013-2014 Awards Year, NAIFA Quality Award, Life Impact Award, Bronze Award, Team Gold Top 10 in the South—Silver Award, Gold Award, Top 50—Platinum Award, qualification as a member of the Million Dollar Round Table (beginning in 2013), and Lives Leader Summit (in 2016 and 2017) . He is passionate about leadership, and was a College Unit Captain for 1 year, College Unit Director for over 3 years (finishing as the #2 CUD in the country for the 2016/2017 Awards Year) and moved into the Growth and Development Director role mid-2017. After a strong track record of success in working with clientele, developing advisors within the organization, and recruiting—Brent was appointed Managing Director of the downtown Kansas City, MO office in 2019.

Having grown up in a family of multigenerational business owners, his team’s focus is working with business owners, farmers, and high-income earners such as physicians & real estate professionals—in the key areas of tax mitigation strategies, pushing off taxable events, and disinheriting the IRS.

Brent looks forward to having a greater impact in the Kansas City, MO area into the future. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Danielle, the outdoors, boating, travel, and cheering on the Royals and Chiefs!

  • Brent has strengths in seeing and believing in what’s possible and a passion for bringing out the potential in others. He values an environment that promotes autonomy, achievement and impact and that is in alignment with his values of courage, excellence, growth and integrity.

  • Therefore, what he loves most and is called to do is…To inspire, encourage and foster the belief that YOU CAN!



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