My Team

As a Wealth Management Advisor for Northwestern Mutual, 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; below is the team who helps make all of this possible.


Janet G Barry

Director of Insurance Operations and Services
Office 205-271-7057

Janet joined our team at Northwestern Mutual in 2011. As Leslie's Director of Insurance Operations, she oversees the daily operations of the team and manages client relations, which includes underwriting and policy-owner services. Janet is a graduate of American University in Washington, D.C., and she holds her Alabama license in Life, Health, Annuity and Long Term Care. She also holds her Series 6 and 63 securities licenses. In her spare time, Janet loves to attend music and sporting events, travel, and spending quality time with friends and family.

Justin Thompson

Justin Thompson, WMCP®

Director of Investments
Mobile 205-275-1112

Justin began his career with us in 2014 after graduating from UAB, where he majored in Economic Analysis & Policy.  Justin holds his Series 7 and 66 licenses, as well as his Life, Health, and Annuity licenses.  As Director of Investments, Justin is primarily responsible for servicing our investment clients, which includes developing and implementing individual investment strategies.

He enjoys staying active at the gym, playing pickup basketball, hiking new trails outdoors, and playing music.

Leslie D. Wood

Leslie D. Wood

Wealth Management Advisor

  • Office 205-903-3003
  • Office 205-271-7057


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