Shane D Stuhr, CFP®, CLU®

Wealth Management Advisor

Team Stuhr

As a Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Advisor, Shane is committed to helping his clients with their financial needs.

With the support of a dedicated team, we stand committed to providing you the best client service possible. If you need assistance at any time, please let us know.

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Shane D Stuhr

Shane D Stuhr, CFP®, CLU®

Wealth Management Advisor
Office 608-779-3781

Shane joined Northwestern Mutual as a college intern and has been a full-time Wealth Manager Advisor for Northwestern Mutual since 2006. In addition to serving his own clients, he leads the La Crosse district region as Managing Director. 

Shane focuses on building long-term relationships based on integrity, knowledge, and commitment. His overall goal is to help people define, build, and enjoy prosperous lives.

Shane and his team specialize in:

  • Retirement & Distribution Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Investment Strategies
  • Risk Mangement Planning

Schedule a meeting with Shane here.

Bennett Mitchel Johnson

Bennett Mitchel Johnson

Office 608-792-9003

Bennett is responsible for investment account management and operations as well as facilitating client reviews for Team Stuhr.


Bennett was born and raised in the La Crosse area. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with degrees in Finance and Real Estate,  and a certificate in Wealth Management and Financial Planning.


He joined the team in December of 2015. Bennett holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®) designation,  investment licenses, as well as insurance licenses for all Northwestern Mutual insurance solutions. Bennett enjoys traveling, triathlons, and Wisconsin Badger athletics.


Please contact Bennett for any investment related questions.

Whitney Smith

Whitney Smith

As Director of New Business & Planning, Whitney is responsible for running financial plans, new client onboarding, insurance application processing and workflow management. Our team wouldn't run the same without her!


Whitney graduated from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse with a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration and a minor in Environmental Studies. She joined the team in February of 2017 and has since obtained her Life, Accident and Health licenses as well as her Series 6 and Series 63 investment certifications.


When not in the office, Whitney enjoys spending time with friends and family, practicing yoga and outdoor activities like hiking and camping.


Please contact Whitney with new insurance policy processing questions.


Christy Grace Nutt

Christy Grace Nutt

Administrative Assistant

Christy is responsible for running financial plans and processing insurance applications.

Christy graduated from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse with a double major in Finance and Management with an emphasis in Risk, Insurance, and Financial Planning. Christy joined the team in May of 2022.

While out of the office, Christy enjoys spending time outdoors with her friends hiking, kayaking, and exploring the La Crosse region.


Daniel Gerard Taylor

Investment Associate
Office 608-782-5764

Dan Taylor joined our team in January of 2021. Since joining, he's gone on to become the office's internal financial planning services team lead as well as attain his Associate Wealth Management Advisor credentials for Team Stuhr. Dan has obtained his life, accident and health licenses as well as his SIE, Series 7 and Series 63 investment certifications. He works with Bennett within our team's investment practice.

Dan graduated from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire in 2018 with a Bachelor's in Sociology and then from the Unviersity of Wisconsin La Crosse in 2020 with a Bachelor's in Marketing.

When he's not at the office, Dan enjoys spending time with his pets, hanging out at the beach in the summer and snowboarding in the winter.

Kamryn Ronca

Kamryn Ronca

Executive Assistant
Office 608-782-5764

Kamryn graduated from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse and has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing with minors in Sustainable Business and Spanish. She joined our team in April of 2021 and has obtained her Life, Accident and Health licenses.


Kamryn is responsible for scheduling client meetings, client servicing, marketing, events, philanthropy and office culture building.


Outside the office, Kamryn enjoys spending time with friends and family along with playing volleyball and having fun out on the water.

Please contact Kamryn to schedule a meeting with Shane, Bennett or Hilary and with any servicing questions.


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