My Team

Kyle and his staff take customer service very seriously. Together we are committed to providing exceptional customer service to all of our clients.

If you need to schedule an appointment or request any other service, please let us know. We will respond promptly.


Kay Westlund

Office 920-435-7597 ext. 135


Kay became part of Kyle’s team at Northwestern Mutual in June 2015. Prior to joining our team Kay worked for 12 years in the Real Estate Title Company field and 15 years as an Optician.

Kay works behind the scenes on the Insurance side here at Northwestern Mutual, she enjoys providing excellent customer service to all of our clients, and manages Kyle’s calendar.

Outside of work Kay enjoys biking, kayaking, and spending time with her grown children, grandchildren, family and friends.

Kay is excited to be a part of the Vander Loop Team!



Melissa Hettinga

Office 920-435-7597 ext. 138

Melissa has been with Northwestern Mutual since February of 2004 and joined Kyle Vander Loop’s team in January 2015. Melissa earned her Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee majoring in Business and Management Information Systems and worked in Information Technology for nine years prior to Northwestern Mutual.

Melissa enjoys utilizing her computer and organizational skills in her operations role enhancing the quality of our office operation and providing client service.

In her free time Melissa enjoys a variety of crafts, walking, biking and spending time with her husband, their two sons and cat Geordi.

Melissa is glad to be a part of our team and looks forward to assisting you.


Kyle Daniel Vander Loop, ChFC®, CLU®, CLTC®, RICP®

Financial Advisor


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