Ameritas Partners with Women in Insurance & Financial Services

ALBANY, NY (03/04/2014)(readMedia)-- Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS) announced Ameritas has partnered with WIFS in 2014 as an Ambassador-level Partner for Excellence. The Ameritas partnership demonstrates its dedication to support the career advancement of women in insurance and financial services. WIFS is honored to work with Ameritas.

In addition to Ameritas, 2014 Partners for Excellence include New York Life as a Leadership Partner; Guardian, MetLife and Prudential as Executive Partners as well as Ambassador Partners Lincoln Financial Group, Penn Mutual and Mutual of Omaha. The relationship these organizations have with WIFS speaks to a dedication and commitment toward promoting the career success of women.

"Having partners committed to supporting the careers of women in the industry furthers our ability to provide outstanding programming and broadens our ability to attract, develop and advance our mission," commented Angelia Shay, 2014 WIFS National President.

About Ameritas

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. and its affiliated companies offer a wide range of insurance and financial products and services to individuals, families and businesses. These products and services include life insurance; annuities; individual disability income insurance; group dental, vision and hearing care insurance; retirement plans; investments; mutual funds; asset management and public finance. For more information, visit

About WIFS

More than 75 years strong, Women in Insurance & Financial Services, headquartered in Albany, NY, is the only organization in the insurance and financial services industry exclusively devoted to supporting the careers of women and helping them succeed in this business. The WIFS mission is to attract, develop and advance the careers of women in the financial services industry.

More than 1,000 WIFS members throughout the country receive value from monthly education programs, local chapters in more than 30 U.S. markets, annual national conference, professional development, member discounts and corporate partnerships.

For more information about WIFS and upcoming programs, visit or contact Deborah Duffy, Executive Director, at 866-264-9437.