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Retirement and Asset Management

Whether saving for retirement or planning your legacy, our team is here to help you make the most of your wealth. I'll be working with you as we define, design and implement your retirement and asset management needs.

You’ve spent decades working hard to make a living and provide for your family — we know that you have a vision for your future. It is our passion and mission to put you on the right path toward making that vision a reality.

Douglas A. Schmidt, RFC



My career began three decades ago in Virginia, Minnesota in 1987. Originally from St. Paul, MN, I went to Alexander Ramsey High School, and college at Bemidji State University. After working...

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Estate Planning and Insurance Solutions

At NEXT Financial Group, Inc. (NEXT), we have built a relationship with a team of professionals at Pinnacle Insurance and Financial Services who are dedicated to assisting our clients in designing, understanding and implementing estate and insurance solutions.

We want to ensure that everything you've earned is protected and preserved. Our insurance specialist, Nick Brockwell and Toni Freeman our New Business Manager can help connect you with a strategy that is customized to your needs and your goals.

Nick Brockwell

Account Representative

(904) 309-9525

Nick graduated from Georgia Southern University with a BBA and an emphasis in finance. Prior to joining Pinnacle, Nick served as an independent financial advisor for four years. As a sales vice president with Pinnacle, Nick uses this...

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Toni Freeman

New Business Manager

(904) 423-8564

Toni joined the Pinnacle team in March of 2008. Having spent the last 10 years in the case management department, Toni leads her team in all aspects of the new business process, from application submission to policy placement. Toni is...

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