Helping people define, build, and enjoy prosperous lives

Sparks Financial is a leading wealth management firm delivering comprehensive planning, investment, and insurance services tailored to high net worth individuals and families nationwide.

Clients value our expert perspective on the many financial decisions impacting their lives, including retirement income distribution, tax efficiency, business transition, education funding, leaving a legacy, or perhaps caring for an aging parent.

I value the down to earth smart professionals who understand when to listen and when to advise.

Our experienced team delivers the extensive resources of the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company within the context of an exclusive firm. Your planning will be guided by professionals who have worked to obtain the most respected academic designations in the field.

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Awards and Recognitions


Barron's 1200, Forbes and the Financial Times have recognized Scott Sparks as a top financial advisor. Many thanks to the hardworking team here at Sparks Financial, our incredible clients and partnership with Northwestern Mutual. We couldn’t have done it without you.

*The 2021 ranking of the Forbes’ Best–in–State Wealth Advisors1 list was developed by SHOOK Research and is based on in–person and telephone due–diligence meetings to evaluate each advisor qualitatively and on a ranking algorithm that includes client retention, industry experience, review of compliance records, firm nominations, and quantitative criteria (including assets under management and revenue generated for their firms). The full methodology2 is available at

  1. This recognition and the due–diligence process conducted are not indicative of the advisor's future performance.
  2. Portfolio performance is not a criterion due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. SHOOK does not receive a fee in exchange for rankings.

*Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors Recipient (2020-2021)

*Financial Times Top Financial Advisers Recipient (2017-2019)