Team Members

Our team of expert professionals is committed to providing the best client service experience. Together, we strive to develop trusted relationships with clients. Our team is detail-oriented and able to identify the complex aspects of personal and business needs analysis. Through the Network, we have access to a wide array of specialists that offer advanced expertise, and together, we create the solid financial framework to help clients achieve their goals.

If you need to schedule an appointment, make changes to your policy, submit a claim or request any other service, please contact any member of our team. We will be glad to help!

Jessica Guidi

Jessica Guidi, AWMA®

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 949-633-9758

Jessica Guidi joined Northwestern Mutual in 2005, as an Investment and Insurance Client Services Representative. With 20 years of experience in the industry, Jessica directs all individual and institutional account implementation and service transactions for clients' accounts, in both investment relations and risk management areas of the practice. 

Jessica holds California Life and Health, Variable, Long Term Care and General Securities Series 7, Series 6 and Series 63 Licenses.

Catherine A Maita

Catherine A Maita

Director of Marketing and Client Services
Office 949-622-7229

Catherine Maita joined the team in 2017 as Director of Marketing and Client Relations. Catherine offers 15 years of experience in strategic marketing, event planning and project management.  

Catherine leads our marketing campaigns and initiatives, implements launch programs, on-going marketing plans, coordinates loyalty events and onboards our referral and prospective clients. Catherine's focus is to support our commitment to distinct client service, through programs that align with our mission, to foster long-term relationships and to ensure successful financial futures for our clients.


Irene Valle

Financial Representative Assistant
Office 949-622-7201

Irene is the account manager of our insurance operations. She has been a member of Northwestern Mutual since 2015 and has extensive experience in client relations, insurance and financial underwriting. Irene has her bachelors degree in psychology. In her free time, Irene crochets and enjoys spending time with her husband and baby girl, and Maltipoo puppy Lily.


Scott Gajda, CLU®
Wealth Management Advisor

Pathway Wealth Management and Insurance Services


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