AXA Advisors is a multinational insurance firm that has been providing reliability and stability to people looking for insurance since 1859. The company has locations worldwide including the United States, UK, Africa, Canada, the Isle of Man, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Mexico, and more. Its main headquarters are in Paris, France, and the name AXA was chosen because it can be easily pronounced by people who speak any range of different languages. The company has always cared about people and provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to individuals who live in any of the 50 United States or Puerto Rico. AXA started up the AXA Disaster Relief Matching Gifts program, which is a program that matches donations that financial professionals and employees make for disaster relief efforts. To go even further, the company contributes to the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program, which helps to make sure that resources are available immediately when needed during a disaster.
Vinny Parascandola, Senior Executive Vice President of AXA Advisors in New York steers the team and supports AXA’s philanthropic efforts. He is an alumnus of Pace University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, and applauds AXA’s efforts to assist people with their college funding. With over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, he holds an industry securities registration and has so for 17 years. Anyone who works under Vinny, knows his dedication, compassionate nature, and drive to help people be their best selves and to help people find the kind of insurance that works best for them. He helps to lead 6,000 financial professionals who provide products and strategies for financial protection and investments, college students, retirement, estate planning, and business’s.
Vinny has been awarded many times for his leadership qualities, and among these awards were the GAMA’s Career Development and Master Agency Awards. As a speaker he is highly desired, and he has made time to speak at a variety of industry and company conferences. His own alma mater at Pace University requested him to speak at a 2014 graduation commencement, and he, of course, showed up to inspire the group of young graduates attending that day. AXA couldn’t be led by a better man.