My Team

Joshua Oertli and his team are committed to helping you maintain financial security throughout all stages of life. Whether you are concerned for your own financial needs or those of your family or business, Josh and his team work directly with you to create the best financial plan for your unique situation. Together, we stand committed to providing you with the best customer service possible and are ready to assist you with any financial questions or needs you may have.

Mark Edward Skubic

Mark Edward Skubic, CFP®

Office 952-806-9606

Mark Skubic grew up in Virginia, MN, and attended the University of Minnesota Twin Cities where he earned his Bachelors of Science in Engineering. He married his wife, Megan, in 2014, and they live together in Savage, MN with their dog, Maija.

Mark joined Northwestern Mutual in 2015, after obtaining his MN Life, Accident and Health license, and Series 6 and 63 licenses. Mark then earned his CFP® designation in 2019.

Mark enjoys frequent weekends on Lake Vermilion or at his family’s hunting property in Markham, MN. During his free time, he also likes to spend his summer months playing golf, tennis, and experiencing new adventures.

Mark can be contacted for:

  • Reviewing and adjusting your holistic financial plan
  • Inquiries about your investment and insurance accounts


Courtney Defries

Courtney Defries

Associate Financial Advisor
Office 952-806-9667

Courtney Defries has been with Northwestern Mutual since 2010, and is an Associate Financial Advisor with Josh Oertli.

Courtney graduated from the University of St. Thomas in 2009, receiving her degree in English, Communications, and Journalism. She joined the team in March of 2010 after obtaining her Life, Accident & Health insurance license and followed that with her Series 6 & Series 63 licenses. 

Outside of the office, Courtney spends time with her husband, her son and daughter, and her dogs. She enjoys playing soccer, horseback riding, and the occasional trip to Caribou Coffee.

Courtney can be contacted for:

  • Reviewing and adjusting your holistic financial plan
  • Inquiries about your investment and insurance accounts
  • Coordinating meetings with Josh
Nicholas John Famularo

Nicholas John Famularo

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 952-806-9600

Nick originally joined Northwestern Mutual in 2016 as an intern, and in 2019 joined Josh's team as an Associate Wealth Management Advisor.

Nick graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Economics. He currently holds his Life, Accident & Health insurance license, as well as his Series 7 and Series 66 investment licenses.

When not at the office, Nick enjoys spending time hiking, exercising, and being outdoors with his fiancé and dog.

Nick can be contacted for:

  • Reviewing and adjusting your holistic financial plan
  • Inquiries about your investment accounts
Jamie Lee Eckert

Jamie Lee Eckert

Associate Financial Representative
Office 952-806-9600

Jamie joined Northwestern Mutual in November of 2018.  She is an Associate Financial Representative with Joshua Oertli.

Jamie graduated from the University of North Dakota with a degree in Communications.  She lived in Grand Forks working as a radio broadcaster and bartender for three years.  After deciding to move back home to Minnesota she worked for Aerotek for one year as a recruiter in the commercial division.  After joining the team, Jamie received her Life, Accident & Health Insurance license. 

When not at work, Jamie enjoys spending time with her family with camping trips, snowshoeing and game nights.  She enjoys watching and playing hockey, and anything involving snow! 

Jamie can be contacted for:

  • Providing information regarding your insurance applications and policies
  • Scheduling medical exams
  • Coordinating meetings with Josh

Joshua Alan Oertli, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, RICP®

Wealth Management Advisor


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