Kevin Palmiter, CLTC®
Financial Advisor

The Palmiter Financial Group

Meet the Palmiter Financial Group


As a Financial Advisor, I am committed to helping my clients whether they are concerned for their own financial needs or those of their family or business. I don't do it alone. 

Together, we stand committed to providing the best client service possible. Below you can see how our team can help you if you have a problem or need assistance at any time.

Katherine Oven

Katherine Oven

Associate Financial Representative
Office 570-408-9287

Katherine joined Northwestern Mutual in October of 2020 as an Associate Financial Advisor. Katherine helps clients achieve their financial goals by showing them how to navigate and understand their investment accounts. She has a great deal of knowledge as it relates to investments, as she brings with her years of experience previously working for Vanguard and Penn Security Bank. Katherine received her bachelor’s degree from Saint Joseph’s and she currently resides in Scranton, Pa., with her husband and three children.


How can Katherine help you?

  • Helps with service issues related to life, disability, and long-term care insurance
  • Answers questions regarding your billing accounts
  • Submits and manages your applications during the underwriting process
  • Answers your underwriting and policy delivery questions
  • Helps coordinate the scheduling of client medical exams
  • Helps facilitate investment operations
  • Works with the advisor to prepare investment and retirement solutions
Stephen W Blumenthal

Stephen W Blumenthal, CLF®, M.Ed.

Director of Marketing

Steve Blumenthal is the Director of Marketing. Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual in the marketing capacity, Steve held positions with Northwestern Mutual in Talent Acquisition joining the firm in 2011 and obtaining Recruiter of the Year for the Eastern Region in 2016.  Throughout his career he has honed relationship management skills to build and retain the trust and loyalty of key players and clients. Steve is also a former public school educator and head colligieate coach for over a decade before transitioning into the private sector. 

Steve earned his Bachelor of Arts from West Chester University, his Masters of Education at Immaculata University, is a graduate of the American College and has obtained a CLF® designation and is Life, Accident, Health Licensed in the state of PA. 

Steve oversees marketing efforts such as:

  • Brand Stewardship
  • Digital Outreach
  • Client Insights
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media management
  • Event Management
  • Community Relations
Alexandria Krebs

Alexandria Krebs

Marketing Coordinator
Office 610-225-6534

Allie joined Northwestern Mutual in July 2021 as the Marketing Coordinator, based out of the Guinan Network Office in King Of Prussia, PA. She is a graduate of Temple University, where she earned her BA in December 2020. Allie’s main focus is to coordinate marketing campaigns, enhance and maintain digital media presence, craft a variety of graphics, and develop and implement individualized brand strategies for advisors.

Allie resides in Philadelphia. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time outdoors, thrifting, going to farmers' markets and cooking.

Joshua R Brueck

Joshua R Brueck, CFP®, ChFC®

Director of Financial Planning
Office 610-225-6567

As the Director of Financial Planning, Josh is responsible for running our Planning Department, while also assisting advisors with plan analysis, plan construction, and portfolio management. From there, he has taken on multiple roles during his career, including Associate Wealth Management Advisor, Director of Centralized Financial Security, and Director of Network Office of Supervision. Josh earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®) certification and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) designations. He also holds his Series 7, 66, 9 &10 registrations. Josh resides in Philadelphia with his girlfriend and enjoys running, spending time with family and friends, Philadelphia sports, and his chocolate lab. He is also a member of the Executive Leadership Team for Northwestern Mutual-Eastern Pennsylvania. He began his career with Northwestern Mutual as an undergraduate in the Pittsburgh network office in 2007.

Josh graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance in 2009.

Nikolaus Michael Kilmer

Nikolaus Michael Kilmer

Financial Planning Specialist
Office 610-225-6504

Nik Kilmer is an Associate Wealth Management Advisor and joined the Financial Planning team in August 2018. He has his life, accident, and health license, as well as his Series 6, Series 63, and Series7 securities licenses. Nik helps with planning analysis, portfolio evaluation, and research, as well as investment operations and service. Nik currently resides in Norristown. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, watching movies, and following his beloved Philadelphia sports teams.

Nik graduated from Pennsylvania State University in May of 2015 where he earned his degree in Economics.


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