Women in Insurance and Financial Services Announce their Partners for 2014

ALBANY, NY (02/13/2014)(readMedia)--

Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS) has announced that eight industry leaders are partnering with the organization to support the advancement of women in the insurance and financial services industry in 2014.

Continuing their commitment to furthering the WIFS mission to attract, develop and advance women is Leadership Partner New York Life, Executive Partners Guardian, MetLife and Prudential and Ambassador Partners Lincoln Financial Group, Mutual of Omaha, Penn Mutual and first time WIFS partner Ameritas.

"The support from our Partners of Excellence and their understanding of the need for diversity in the field is pivotal to our success," said Angelia Shay 2014 WIFS National President. "We are thrilled to work with these longtime industry leaders."

The collective contributions from Partners of Excellence continues to help facilitate the development of powerful programs, annual conferences, online resources, media exposure, as well as ground breaking demographic and industry wide research on what drives women to be successful. Working together will change the face of the industry.

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 dedicated to supporting the careers of women and helping them succeed in this business.

Over 1000 WIFS members throughout the country receive value from monthly education programs, local chapters in over 20 US markets, annual national conference, professional development, member discounts, and mentorship and coaching services.

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