Vinny Parascandola currently works for the AXA Advisors LLC in New York. He is a senior executive president in charge of sales, management development, recruitment, and retention among other roles for new and experienced professionals in the financial consulting industry.
Parascandola graduated from Xaverian School in 1979 to attain his high school education qualification. He proceeded to Pace University in New York, where he pursued a Bachelor of Science Degree graduating in 1983.
Immediately after his university education, Parascandola held various temporary positions in New York that were unrelated to the financial sector. It was not until four years after graduation that he joined Prudential Life Assurance in 1987, marking the beginning of an active career spanning more than 25 years in the financial services sector. After two years as an agent, he was employed by MONY Life Insurance Company as a local and field manager. In 2004, he joined AXA Advisors at the New York Metro Branch as a co-president. He was subsequently promoted to become the president of The Advantage Group unit of AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company.
The main achievements in the financial sector and beyond
Parascandola has a highly successful career in the financial sector and has attained several awards that cement his position as a respected authority in the industry. His first award was with Prudential Life Insurance where he was named the National Rookie of the Year. While at AXA Advisors, he has received the GAMA Career Development and the Master Agency Awards. He is a former chairperson of the LIMRA’s Field Officers Committee and a member of the National LAMP Meeting.
The success of Parascandola has alleviated him to a high position to provide important advisory and insights relating to the industry. Consequently, he is a revered speaker on matters of the financial advisory sector as well as in the management industry in general. He has been a speaker at the GAMA National LAMP Meeting as well as at the LIMRA distribution conferences.