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How Vinny Parascandola Became A Leader In The Insurance Industry

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Vincent, or Vinny, Parascandola is an executive in the financial and insurance industry with over 30 years of experience. He is currently the Senior Executive Vice President of AXA Advisors, LLC, a subsidiary of the international company AXA. AXA was founded in 1869 and is one of the largest companies in the world. At AXA Advisors he is responsible for the productivity of the financial professionals under him as well as sales, retention, recruiting, and overall management.

Vinny Parascandola first joined the insurance industry in 1987 when he became an Insurance Agent for Prudential. He quickly found success in the industry and was named the company’s National Rookie of the Year. In 1990 he advanced his career by joining MONY Life Insurance Company. He had a number of management positions at MONY, including Field Vice President, until they were acquired by AXA in 2004. He joined AXA US and has held executive positions at a number of the company’s subsidiaries including AXA Advisors and AXA Equitable. He had served as the President of three division’s of AXA Equitable before earning his current position in 2014.

During his career, Vinny Parascandola has earned a number of management awards. Among these are both the Master Agency Award and the GAMA Career Development Award. GAMA is an international organization who recognizes the best in leadership skills in the financial and insurance industries. His proven ability to provide leadership has also resulted in him being a sought-out public speaker at workshops and business conferences across the nation. Among the prestigious insurance industry conferences he has spoken at are several LIMRA distribution conferences as well as a GAMA national LAMP meeting.

It was at Pace University that Vinny Parascandola earned his bachelor’s degree. He attended this university’s Lubin School of Business and holds a degree in computer science. As a notable graduate of the school as well as a great public speaker, he was invited to give the commencement address for Pace University in 2014.