Before Katherine Forrester Schneewind can speak intelligently about the services that might be appropriate for you and your family, Katherine needs to get to know you. And, before you can feel comfortable sharing your goals and dreams, you need to get to know Katherine.


It is my mission to be one of the most successful and well-respected businesswomen in the Twin Cities secondary to being the best person that I can possibly be to those I care about most, including myself. It is my mission to live my life like a take it all in...and give it all back.


  • University of Minnesota: Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy.

Awards and Services

  • Former Vice President of the Board at University Good Samaritan Center
  • 2001 Community Service Award Winner for the University Good Samaritan Center
  • 2001 The Columns Resource Group Financial Representative of the year
  • 2001 Jack G Brown Award Winner, which recognizes a representative in The Columns Resource Group who demonstrated business success, personal integrity, and community involvement
  • 2002 Athena Award Recipient
  • 2011 Top Women in Finance Award Recipient (Finance & Commerce)
  • 2013 Top 50 Women in Business Award Recipient (Minneapolis Business Journal)
  • 2013 Ridgeview Medical Center Foundation Board Member

Professional Designations

Katherine Forrester Schneewind has earned the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC® ) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) designations.

Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT)

KatherineMDRT Forrester Schneewind is a member of the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), the Premier Association of Financial Professionals. Founded in 1927, MDRT provides its members with resources to improve their technical knowledge, sales and client service while maintaining a culture of high ethical standards.

MDRT's mission is to be a valued, member-driven international network of leading insurance and investment financial services professionals who serve their clients by exemplary performance and the highest standards of ethics, knowledge, service and productivity.

  • Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying Member: 2001-2009
  • Million Dollar Round Table Qualifying/Life Member: 2010-2012

Katherine Forrester Schneewind, CLU®, ChFC®
Wealth Management Advisor

Forrester Wealth Management


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