My Team

Scott Mila has two team members who are committed to providing the best client service.

Together, Scott and his team are here to make sure you have an amazing experience working with them in all phases of financial planning.  They look forward to servicing your needs now and in the future.



Penelope K Howell

Penelope K Howell

Director of Insurance Operations and Services
Office 262-409-4829

Penny joined Northwestern Mutual in August of 2007 as a Financial Representative.  In January of 2008 she transitioned to join Scott Mila as his Associate Financial Representative.  Penny lives in Hartland, WI with her husband Randy and their daughter Jennifer.  Penny is a fully licensed Associate Financial Representative and can assist clients with their servicing, billing and policy questions.

In her free time, Penny enjoys travelling around the world with her husband and friends. 

Gabe Prospero

Gabe Prospero

Associate Wealth Management Advisor
Office 262-409-4824


 As an Associate Wealth Management Advisor with The Mila Financial Group, Gabe is responsible for working with our clients through the financial planning process, conducting annual reviews, constructing portfolios, and client service request.  Gabe’s focus and expertise on insurance and investment planning gives him the scope to provide a holistic approach during the planning process.   He began his career as a college intern for Northwestern Mutual.  Shortly after he converted to a full time representative and then joined our team in May 2017.



Gabe grew up in a family of 5 in Wauwatosa, WI and currently lives in Milwaukee.  When he is not working he enjoys playing soccer and golf, coaching basketball, fishing, and spending time with friends and family.


Gabe is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where he obtained a degree in Finance.  He is fully licensed for insurance and investment planning obtaining his Series 7 and Series 63.




Elle I Johnson

Director of Investment Operations
Office 262-409-4836


Elle joined The Mila Financial Group in February 2017 after 8 years in various supervision and compliance roles at Northwestern Mutual.   Elle has her Series 7, 63 and 24 licenses as well her life and health licenses. 

In her role as Director of Investment Operations, Elle is responsible for trading and daily portfolio management as well as investment planning and support for our clients.   Her background in compliance and supervision helps make sure our operations run efficently and client plans are managed effectively. 

Elle lives in Waukesha with her husband TJ and son Tristan and enjoys spending time with friends and family, travelling and making jewlery. 


Scott Mila, RICP®, CLTC®
Wealth Management Advisor

The Mila Financial Group


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