Vincent Parascandola is Senior Executive Vice President at AXA Advisors in New York. He has oversight of the company’s retention and recruiting division. Parascandola, who joined AXA Advisors in 2004, spent the first 25 years of his career honing his expertise in the insurance and financial industry, where he held a number of sales and managerial positions.
Before AXA Advisors, Parascandola was the Chief Sales Officer and President of the equitable division of AXA, until his promotion to Executive Vice President in 2014. Prior to that working at AXA Adivisors, he worked in field sales operations for MONY Group Life Insurance. Prior to that, he worked at Prudential as a sales agent, quickly forging relationships with decision makers and developing his expertise. Recognized as a leader by peers and his colleagues, he is well respected in the industry.
At AXA Advisors, Vincent Parascandola is tasked with ensuring that the company retain the best employees, and this is paramount to AXA’s success. “Retaining staff is a way to stay competitive in the market,” says Parascandola. “Valuable employees are those that lead us to success.” It’s also important to keep employees motivated because employee dissatisfaction is directly reflected in their productivity. It is proven that a motivated employee with a positive attitude in their work is committed to what he or she does, and is less inclined to leave the company because they have a vested interest. Parascandola believes that it is essential to boost worker morale when needed, and provide challenges. The most valuable employees remain with you because of work factors like a positive work environment, flexibility, and leaders who can recognize their talents. All of which Vincent Parascandola instills at AXA Advisors.
Vincent is a Brooklyn, New York native, where he attended Pace University’s Lubin School of Business, where he received his Bachelor’s in Computer Science. His career combines nearly 30 years of invaluable insurance industry experience.