Vincent “Vinny” Parascandola is Senior Executive Vice President at AXA Advisors, LLC. In this role he brings over 25 years of industry experience to the managing and developing of financial professionals. Parascandola started his career in 1987 as an agent working at Prudential Financial, where he earned the distinction of National Rookie of the Year. In 1990 he moved to MONY Life Insurance Company. There he served in a number of different capacities including regional and local field management. He stayed there until 2004 when he moved to AXA Advisors, where he works today.
Since March of 2008 Vincent Parascandola has served as President of a unit of AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company called The Advantage Group. This unit was formed explicitly to court seasoned professionals in the financial industry to join the AXA family. Prior to that time he was the company’s Co-Branch Manager and Divisional Executive Vice President. Prior to that, he served as the company’s New York Metro Branch co-manager. Visit Rocket Reach for more
During his career, Vincent Parascandola was the recipient of numerous awards in recognition of his leadership. Among these were GAMA Career Development and Master Agency Awards. A GAMA member himself and former Florida chapter President and LIMRA Field Officer’s Committee Chair, he has been invited to speak at GAMA LIMRA distribution conferences and LAMP Meetings. He’s been a recipient of the GAMA Career Development and Master Agency Award, among numerous other industry awards. In 2014 Mr. Parascandola delivered the commencement address at his alma mater, Pace University in New York. This brought him full-circle, back to where he started out on this quarter-century-long journey earning his Bachelor of Science degree at the college’s Lubin School of Business.