Voya Financial and American College Announce Fourth Quarter Veteran Scholarship Recipient

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Voya Financial and American College Announce Fourth Quarter Veteran Scholarship Recipient

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Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 9:35am

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December 29, 2016, /3BL Media/- Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that it has awarded its fourth quarter scholarship, in partnership with the American College of Financial Services, to Nancy Feldman, who aspires to further her career in the life insurance industry. Feldman is the wife of Larry Feldman, a Marine Reconnaissance veteran who returned from serving in Vietnam in 1971 to join the President’s Honor Guard under President Richard Nixon. Voya and The American College award quarterly scholarships to support veterans and their spouses, and to foster diversity and inclusion in the financial services industry.

Nancy Feldman is already a licensed broker of life and health insurance products, and plans to use the scholarship to expand her skillset and complete her Charted Life® Underwriter designation. She believes this accreditation will give her the knowledge and confidence necessary to make the next phase of her career a success. Feldman is passionate about helping her clients protect the financial security of their loved ones, and is planning to continue building a solid book of life insurance business.  

“It’s a blessing to have a career that brings me so much joy and also helps others achieve their financial goals,” said Nancy. “I’m grateful to Voya and The American College for the opportunity to continue my education so I can provide more services to my current and future clients."

“Our partnership with The American College helps veterans and their spouses advance their careers in financial services through ongoing educational opportunities, which supports our commitment to financial empowerment and workplace diversity,” said Angela D. Harrell, SVP of Corporate Responsibility and President of Voya Foundation.“We’re thrilled that Nancy is leveraging this scholarship to hone her skills and to better serve her clients, and we wish her great success in the future.” 

The American College of Financial Services is a nonprofit, accredited, degree-granting college founded in Bryn Mawr, Pa., in 1927. Scholarship recipients are independently selected based on their application and without any conditions to their future career path or professional affiliation. To learn more about the veterans' center and scholarship opportunities, visit Veterans.TheAmericanCollege.edu.

 

Media Contact:

Nicole Vasile                                                              

Voya Financial                                                                                                             

860.839.1589                                                 

Nicole.Vasile@voya.com

           

About Voya Foundation

Voya Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life in communities where Voya Financial® operates and its employees and customers live. Voya Foundation provides grants and establishes signature partnerships in the areas of financial literacy and children’s education and fosters employee engagement to deepen our positive impact on the community. For more information, visit voyafoundation.com.

 

About Voya Financial®

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), helps Americans plan, invest and protect their savings — to get ready to retire better. Serving the financial needs of approximately 13 million individual and institutional customers in the United States, Voya is a Fortune 500 company that had $11 billion in revenue in 2015. The company had $480 billion in total assets under management and administration as of September 30, 2016. With a clear mission to make a secure financial future possible — one person, one family, one institution at a time — Voya’s vision is to be America’s Retirement Company™. The company is equally committed to conducting business in a way that is socially, environmentally, economically and ethically responsible — Voya has been recognized as one of the 2016 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute, and as one of the Top Green Companies in the U.S., by Newsweek magazine. For more information, visit voya.com. Follow Voya Financial on Facebook and Twitter @Voya.

 

About The American College of Financial Services
The American College of Financial Services is the nation's largest non-profit educational institution devoted to financial services. Holding the highest level of academic accreditation, the College has served as a valued business partner to banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies and others since 1927. The American College faculty represents some of the financial services industry's foremost thought leaders. For more information, visit TheAmericanCollege.edu.

Keywords: Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment | Diversity & Inclusion | Veterans | financial services | scholarship

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