AXA is a multinational insurance firm based in Paris, France. They offer investment management, global insurance, and other financial services. The company is rated the number one insurance brand on an international level for the 8th year in a row, growing an average of 14 percent per year. They operate mainly in Europe, the Middle East, the Asia Pacific region, and North America, with a small presence in Africa.
AXA is the brand name of AXA Equitable Financial Services, LLC and its many subsidiaries. All of AXA’s companies offer wealth management and financial protection services, including retirement strategies, benefits, and insurance. Founded in 1859, this long-standing company has helped clients live confidently by helping them realize their dreams for themselves, their families, and their legacy.
Their primary life insurance company is AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company. This subsidiary of AXA is one of the largest of its kind in the U.S., holding almost 2.47 million client households across the country. In America along, AXA has over 4,719 advisors that help individuals, families, and businesses create strategies to help them move toward financial security.
As a company, AXA helps people manage their steps to planning their financial futures, including retirement. They protect their clients by managing their risks and invest billions into the economy in numerous ways. They are also one of the country’s largest providers of scholarships, giving away more than $1.4 million per year, equaling $25 million to more than 6,000 students since the program’s founding in 2003.
AXA prides itself on hiring only the very best to advise their clients. One of the many talented leaders is Vincent Parascandola (Vinny). He is the Senior Executive Vice President of AXA Advisors, LLC and is responsible for management development, recruiting, productivity, sales, and the development of new professionals.
Vinny has over two decades worth of experience with the industry. He began his career as an agent with Prudential in 1987, becoming a regional field manager for MONY Life Insurance in 1990. He joined AXA Advisors in 2004, starting off as a co-manager of AXA’s New York Metro branch and moving up to become President of AXA Equitable’s Advantage Group. Now the Senior Executive Vice President, he has been recognized for his leadership, receiving numerous management awards within the industry.