Vincent Parascandola and leadership development at AXA Advisors LLC


Vincent Parascandola is one of New York City’s finest professional development consultants and business leaders. With more than 25 years’ experience in the industry, Parascandola is the force behind the success stories of hundreds of financial managers in the United States. AXA Advisors LLC, his current employer, is a retail distribution and brokerage unit of the AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company. AXA life Insurance Company is a leading national life insurance and financial protection firm. With more than 6,000 professionals, AXA Advisors LLC offers strategic, investment, and financial protection consultancy services to AXA insurance and its clients.

Parascandola career excellence dates back to the year 1987 when he was working as an agent with Prudential. His exemplary performance at the firm that year earned him the National Rookie of the Year title. In the year 1990, he shifted to Mony Life Insurance where he worked till he joined AXA Equitable in the year 2004. At Mony Life Insurance, Vincent Parascandola held various local and regional management positions that enabled him to amaze vast experience in leadership and management. His performance at Mony was amazing, and this saw many firms vouching for his experience and skills in Insurance and Leadership. He settled for AXA Equitable due to its large size and diversity that guaranteed numerous opportunities for growth.

After joining AXA Equitable in 2004, Parascandola rose steadily to become a vice president at one of its subsidiary units: AXA Advisors LLC. Before becoming an executive vice president at AXA Advisors LLC, Parascandola had served as the chairperson of the Advantage Group, an affiliate unit of AXA Equitable. Here, he was charged with attracting talented and experienced professionals to work at the firm. Today as an executive vice president at AXA Advisors LLC, he is responsible for sales and the development of experienced financial professionals. He is in charge of recruiting, retention, productivity, and career growth of these professionals.

His vast experience and brilliant performance have earned him various management awards and leadership positions. He has a GAMA’s Career Development and Master Agency Award to his name and is a highly sought-after speaker. Parascandola is also a member of the GAMA and has held various leadership positions there. As a highly sought-after speaker, he has spoken at various regional and national GAMA conferences, including the LAMP and LIMRA conferences. He is an alumnus of New York’s PACE University and Xaverian High school.