Mutual of Omaha Partners with Women in Insurance & Financial Services

ALBANY, NY (01/07/2013)(readMedia)-- Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS) is pleased and honored to announce that Mutual of Omaha has aligned with WIFS for the first time in 2013 as an Ambassador level Partner for Excellence. Mutual of Omaha's partnership demonstrates their dedication to supporting women in insurance and financial services careers. WIFS is thrilled to work with Mutual of Omaha.

In addition to Mutual of Omaha, other 2013 Partners for Excellence include MetLife as a Leadership Partner; Executive Partners Guardian, Prudential, and New York Life; as well as Ambassador Partners Northwestern Mutual, Penn Mutual, Lincoln Financial Group. Partnership with WIFS speaks to the dedication and commitments these organizations have toward helping women achieve career success.

Support from our Partners for Excellence is important to carrying out WIFS' mission and programs.

"Having corporate leaders participate and support WIFS provides us with the potential and opportunity to be a catalyst for change in the industry," says Theresa Schaffer, 2013 National President of WIFS. "We are developing important programs for our members and sponsors to create an environment in which women financial representatives will be successful."

About WIFS

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.

Over 1000 WIFS members throughout the country receive benefits that include monthly education programs, local chapters in over 30 US 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-WIFS (9437).