AXA Advisors is a French multinational insurance company that specializes in investment management, global insurance and other financial services. AXA has a remarkable brand value. Headquartered in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, AXA Advisors operates in Western Europe, Asia Pacific Region, North America, and Middle East. In addition, the company has presence in Africa. AXA Group has different firms, which are run independently and governed by the laws and regulations of different countries where they operate.
AXA, which is also a component of the Euro Stoxx 50 stock market index, was named the 2nd most powerful transnational company basing on ownership and company control over market competition and global financial stability. It was founded in 1816. Originally, it was known as Mutuelle de L’assurance contre L’incendie. AXA has ventured in several philanthropic initiatives. The company, through AXA Heart in action, invests in artistic and social initiatives. In 2008, the firm established AXA Research Fund with a goal of supporting research activities aimed at understanding and preventing risks that are a threat to the environment, human life and society. As of today, the AXA Research Fund has funded 256 research projects, which are implemented in 22 countries by researchers from 42 different nations.
About Vinny Parascandola
Vincent Parascandola is the senior vice president of AXA Advisors, LLC. He is in charge of the management development, sales, recruiting, productivity, retention and creating new financial professionals that are highly experienced. Vinny’s career started shinning at the early stages of his career. In Parascandola’s first job, he served as an agent in Prudential in 1987 earned him recognition as the Rookie of the Year. Vinny joined MONY Life Insurance Company in 1990 where he held several leadership roles before joining AXA Advisors in 2004.
With over 25 years of experience in the industry, Vinny Parascandola’s excellent management skills have seen him receive numerous awards, including GAMA’s Career Development awards and Master Agency Awards. He has spoken at many company and industry conferences, including LIMRA’s distribution conferences and GAMA’s national Lamp Meeting. Vinny Parascandola is an alumnus of Pace University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree. When he returned to his alma mater, he gave a commencement speech to the graduating class of 2014.