Martin Couric III, CFP®, CLU®, CLTC®
Wealth Management Advisor

Couric Krebs Financial

Network of Specialists

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Mark Krebs, CLU<sup>®</sup>

Mark Krebs, CLU®

Wealth Management Advisor

As a Northwestern Mutual Advisor, professionalism is defined not only by the measure of one's experience, education, and accreditation but by one's character and professional standard of practice in supporting clients as a trusted financial expert.

Through personal commitment, professional associations, accreditations and continuing education, we have worked hard to establish a reputation as a respected professional and to earn the trust of our clients. Please take a moment to review our experiences and accomplishments.


Mark Krebs opened the Charlottesville office with Northwestern Mutual in 1970 and served as managing director for over 20 years.

He earned his CLU® designation in 1983.

Awards & Honors

  • Northwestern Mutual Forum

  • Top 5 Sr. Financial Representatives

  • Million Dollar Round Table

  • National Quality Award

  • NAIFA Quality Award

  • Northwestern Mutual's Community Service Award


Jacob Ryan Penny, ChFC<sup>®</sup>

Jacob Ryan Penny, ChFC®

Financial Advisor

Jacob Penny joined Northwestern Mutual in October of 2016 in Richmond, VA. In 2021, he and his wife Katie moved to Charlottesville and both joined the Couric Krebs team. Jacob’s goal is to help individuals and businesses plan for today and the years to come.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, friends, and his golden retriever, Stella. He also loves spending time outdoors and cheering on the UVA Hoos.



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