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Upcoming AWD Events

  • Jun 27, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Invesco US Corporate HQ, 1331 Spring St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
    Please RSVP to help us obtain an accurate headcount of Invesco corporate women attending the 2024 AWD Women's Retreat Keynote Speaker and/or Networking Lunch w/ the women of AWD!
  • Jun 27, 2024, 1:30 PM EDT – Jun 29, 2024, 5:00 PM EDT
    Renaissance Atlanta Waverly, 2450 Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339, USA
    Register for our 2024 AWD Annual Conference at the Renaissance Waverly Atlanta! NOTE: The AWD Conference is an exclusive event for black wholesalers and firm sponsors.
  • Jun 29, 2024, 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM EDT
    Renaissance Waverly Convention Center, 2450 Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339, USA
    ALL JOB SEEKERS, join over 30 Fortune 500 firms for a half-day career fair, in-person or online!
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Watch Highlights from the #AWDChicago2023 7th National Conference
Read the #AWDChicago2023 7th National Conference Program

Watch Highlights from the #AWDDC2022 6th National Conference

Read the #AWDDC2022 6th National Conference Program

Upcoming AWD Regional Dinners: LA, Dallas & Seattle

2024 - Dates/Venues TBD

AWD | Wholesaler Development Program™ / SIE Training Program

New Cohort Starting Fall 2024! Learn More

Past AWD Events

(Recorded Workshops)

AWD 2024 May | Empower Emotional Intelligence Workshop | Zoom

Keynote: Monika Mikiciuk, Benji GoodrichTonya Horn, Empower

Host: Marlon Hall, AWD

5/8/24

AWD 2024 | Lincoln Financial Philadelphia Regional Dinner

The Winston Social Club

Host: Rickie Taylor, Philadelphia Regional Officer

5/7/24

AWD 2024 | JP Morgan Asset Management NYC Regional Dinner

Wolfgang's Steakhouse | East 54th

Host: Brandon Hilliard, AWD

4/25/24

AWD 2024 Apr | Symetra Securities Licensing Fundamentals Workshop | Zoom

Keynote: Barb Sanders & Wilbur Eng Symetra Compliance

Host: Jermaine Perrien, AWD

4/24/24

AWD 2024 Mar | T. Rowe Price Leadership Insights Workshop | Zoom

Keynote: Melissa Cox, 2023 AWD Ally of the Year

Keynote: Barret Wragg, Malcolm Egun, Wayne Ewan

Host: Marlon Hall, AWD

3/22/24

2024 | CEW • AWD Fisk University Virtual Student Presentation | Zoom

Keynote: Kimberley Brown, CEW

Guest: Marlon Hall, AWD

Host: Professor Natalie Borneo, Fisk University

3/7/24

AWD 2024 | Atlanta Regional Dinner

Penthouse 10

Host: Wayne Ewan | Atlanta Regional Officer

HostDana Belfleur | Atlanta Regional Deputy

2/29/24

AWD 2024 Feb | Brighthouse Financial How to Become an External Wholesaler Workshop | Zoom

Keynote: Philip Beaulieu, SVP, BHF

Guest: Grayson Pohs, Specialist, BHF

Host: Candice Darien, AWD

2/21/24

 

AWD 2024 | Boston Regional Dinner

Grace by Nia | Boston

HostVic Howell, Boston Regional Officer

2/16/24

AWD 2024 | DMV Regional Dinner

Guapo's Tenlytown | Washington, DC

Host: Andre Dowtin | AWD Founding Member

HostKeon Scott, DMV Regional Officer

2/12/24

AWD 2024 | Twin Cities Regional Dinner

The Monte Carlo & Billy After Dark | Minneapolis, MN

Host: Kaana Smith, Minneapolis Regional Officer

2/8/24

AWD 2024 Jan | JP Morgan Asset Management Capital Markets Workshop | Zoom

Keynote: Jordan Jackson, VP, JPMAM

Host: Brandon Hilliard, AWD 

1/17/24

Jackson Financial | Developing Diverse Wholesalers Workshop

Speakers: George Washington, Marlon Hall, Ashley Golson - AWD

Host: Bob McAllister, Divisional Sales Manager Jackson Financial

1/9/24

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AWD 2023 | San Francisco Regional Dinner

Telefèric Barcelona | Walnut Creek, CA

Host: Spencer Goodridge, San Francisco Regional Deputy

12/19/23

AWD 2023 | Denver Regional Dinner

Perdida | Denver, CO

Host: Sam McGibbon, Denver Regional Officer

12/14/23

AWD 2023 | Houston Regional Dinner

Truluck's Ocean Finest Seafood & Crab | Houston, TX

Host: Chris Felix, Houston Regional Officer

12/14/23

AWD 2023 | Nashville Regional Dinner

Fleming's Steakhouse | Nashville, TN

Host: Loren Character, Nashville Regional Officer

12/7/23

AWD 2023 Dec | Brighthouse Financial 30-60-90 Day Business Planning Workshop | Zoom

Keynote: Kevin MacIlvane, SVP, BHF

Host: Marlon Hall, AWD

12/6/23

AWD 2023 Nov | RiverSource Turn CE Into Sales Workshop | ON24

Keynote: AWD Ally David Snyder, SuccessCE

11/30/23

AWD 2023 | Chicago Regional Dinner

RPM Seafood | Chicago, IL

Hosts: Sam Gray, Chicago Regional Officer & Shienne Williams, Chicago Regional Deputy

11/16/23

AWD 2023 | Columbus Regional Dinner

Cap City Diner | Columbus, OH

HostDonelle Carter, Columbus Regional Officer

11/9/23

AWD 2023 | Charlotte Regional Dinner

Fahrenheit Charlotte | Society @ 229 Black History Showcase

Hosts: Jay Moore & Lindsey Crumlin - Charlotte Regional Officer & Deputy

11/8/23

AWD 2023 Nov | Lincoln Financial What Advisors Want from Wholesalers Workshop | Zoom

Keynote: Ed Walters, SVP/COO, LDF & Jo Powell, MBA, ChFC, Zircon Financial

Host: Bryan Haire, AWD

11/7/23

AWD 2023 | Indianapolis Regional Dinner

Delaware Life Suite @ Gainbridge Fieldhouse | Spurs v Pacers

Host: Ryan Reid, Indianapolis Regional Officer

11/6/23

AWD 2023 Oct | Invesco Gauging DE&I Authenticity Workshop | Zoom

Keynote: AWD Ally, Anna Penn-Lockwood, Invesco

10/24/23

AWD 2023 Oct | Delaware Life Crafting Effective Emails Workshop | Zoom

Keynote: AWD Ally, Brian Margolis, PGWholesaling.com

10/17/23

AWD 2023 Oct | Athene & Apollo Leveraging CE Workshop | Zoom

Keynote: AWD Ally David Snyder, SuccessCE

10/13/23

AWD 2023 | Jackson Financial Alabama A&M University Campus Recruiting Visit

Host: AAMU School of Business | Huntsville, AL

AWD Members: Chris McGaughyMarlōn Hall

9/18/23

AWD 2023 Aug | TruStage Q4 Sales Push Workshop | Zoom

Host: Sam McGibbon, Denver Regional Officer

8/30/23

AWD 2023 | Columbus Regional Dinner - Q3

Kitchen Social | Dublin, OH

HostDonelle Carter, Columbus Regional Officer

8/24/23

17th Annual Conference of African American Financial Professionals

"Stronger Together" Panel Discussion | Chicago, IL

Panelist: AWD Founder, Marlon Hall

8/9/23

2023 LIMRA Advanced Sales Forum & Ameriprise BEACN Black Advisor Summit | Chicago, IL

Attendees: Multiple AWD Members

Aug 2023

Greenwood Project "Rising Through Turbulent Times" Networking Event

Host: AWD Member, Sizwe KamaraGuest: AWD Founder, Marlon Hall

8/3/23

AWD 2023 July | MFS Investment Management Advisor Connect Workshop | Zoom

Keynote: Maureen Wilke, The Connected Advisor®

7/25/23

AWD 2023 | National Conference: Symposium, Assembly & Career Fair

Swissôtel | Chicago, IL

Host: AWD Founder, Marlōn Hall

​6/21/23 - 6/23/23

AWD 2023 | Lincoln Financial Philadelphia Regional Dinner

South Jazz Kitchen | Philadelphia, PA

Host: Rickie Taylor, Philadelphia Regional Officer

5/18/23

AWD 2023 May | Symetra Financial LinkedIn Privacy Workshop | Zoom

Keynote: Patricia Montville, Executive Recruiter

5/16/23

LPL Black Advisor Network Southeast Regional Meetup | Atlanta, GA

Presenters: Multiple AWD Members

May 2023

AWD 2023 April | Sammons Financial Wholesaling Best Practices Workshop | Zoom

Keynote: Brian Margolis, Productivity Giant

4/21/23

AWD 2023 | TruStage Loyola University Campus Recruiting Visit

Host: Arrupe College | Chicago, IL

AWD Member: Ron Williams

Apr 2023

AWD 2023 | Capital Group Member Office Visit | Carmel, IN

Speakers: Valerie Stringer, Keon Scott, Marlōn Hall

Attendees: Capital Group SLATE Associate AWD Members

4/6/23

AWD 2023 March | Fi360 & Hartford Funds AIF Designation Workshop | Zoom

FeaturingMichael Muirhead | Fi360

3/16/23

BISA Annual Convention | Fontainebleau Hotel | Miami, FL

Attendees: Multiple AWD Members

Mar 2023

Allspring Global Investments DE&I Virtual Panel Discussion | Zoom

AWD MembersJules Heyward & Marlon Hall

2/15/23

Brighthouse Financial: Our Industry, Our Voice | 2023 Black History Month Roundtable | Teams

AWD Members: Syreeta Richardson & Marlon Hall 

2/8/23

AWD 2023 February | Harbor Capital Professional Designation & Leadership Workshop | Zoom

Featuring: Marc Kiner, CPA, NSSA | Premier Social Security Consulting

Michael Muirhead & Rickie Taylor | Fi360

Vickie Abbott & Brandon Truitt | Zahn Associates

Gigs-Taylor-Stephenson & Gary Clement, CFP | Kaplan Professional

Paul Gonzales | The Winters Group, Inc.

2/2/23

AWD 2023 January | AMG Funds LinkedIn Optimization Workshop | Zoom

KeynoteSherri Fitts, Sherri Fitts & Co.

Featured AWD Member: Deshawn Peterson

1/17/23

AWD 2023 | Denver Regional Dinner

JING | Denver, CO

Host: Sam McGibbon, Denver Regional Officer

1/10/23

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Thrive Scholars Finance Career Exploration Panel

Panelist: AWD Academic Outreach Director, Ron Williams

Dec 2022

AWD 2022 December I Franklin Templeton & Lincoln Financial Business Planning & Territory Management Workshop

Guest: Sequoia President, John Sierawski

Hosts: Franklin Templeton, Quinton Alston-Spratt & Allie Akers | Lincoln Financial, Chris Felix & Justin Kurnik

12/14/22

AWD 2022 | Chicago Regional Dinner

Kinzie Chophouse | Chicago, IL

Host: Chicago Regional Officer, Samuel Gray

12/12/22

AWD 2022 | Nashville Regional Dinner

Carne Mare @ W | Nashville, TN

Host: Nashville Regional Officer, Loren Character

12/11/22

AWD 2022 | Houston Regional Dinner

JOEY Uptown | Houston, TX

Host: Houston Regional Officer, Jasmin Rushing

12/01/22

CEW Sales Leadership Speaker Series

Speaker: AWD Member, Newman Rochester

Nov 2022

AWD 2022 | Charlotte Regional Dinner

Special Guests: Jim Gardella, MFS & Chris Wilson Principal Financial

Eddie V's Prime Seafood | Charlotte, NC

Host: Charlotte Regional Officer, Jay Moore

11/17/22

AWD 2022 November | T. Rowe Price & Athene Business Planning & Territory Management Workshop | Zoom

Guest: Sequoia President, John Sierawski

Hosts: T. Rowe Price, VP Wayne Ewan | Athene, VP Korie Henry

11/16/22

AWD 2022 | Alts Council Meeting: Apollo Global Management Introduction

Guests: Brady Gallagher & Kendall Mitchell | Apollo Global Asset Management

Hosts: Alts Council Chair, Lindsey Crumlin | Alts Council Vice Chair, Kaana Smith

11/16/22

AWD 2022 | Denver Regional Dinner

JING | Denver, CO

Host: Denver Regional Officer, Sam McGibbon

11/11/22

CEW Sales Leadership Speaker Series

Speakers: AWD Members, Antwan Williams & Koran Jordan

Oct 2022

AWD 2022 | Philadelphia Regional Talent Mixer

The Winston | Philadelphia, PA

Host: Philadelphia Regional Officer, Rickie Taylor

10/21/22

ICI Internal Sales Manager Roundtable: Fireside Chat | Philadelphia, PA

Guest: AWD Founder, Marlōn Hall

Member Attendees: Derren McDaniel & Earl Singletary

10/21/22

AWD 2022 | JP Morgan Asset Management Colorado State University Campus Recruiting Visit

CSU Finance Club | Fort Collins, CO

Host: CSU Finance Club | Black African American Cultural Center

AWD Members: Ram Marlonsson, Sam McGibbon, Marlōn Hall

10/19/22

AWD 2022 | Indianapolis Regional Dinner

1933 Lounge | Fishers, IN

Host: Indianapolis Regional Officer, Ryan Reid

8/29/22

AWD 2022 | Symetra Financial Seattle Regional Dinner

STK Bellevue | Bellevue, WA

Host: Seattle Regional Officer, Jermaine Perrien

8/24/22

AWD 2022 | Los Angeles Regional Dinner

Elephante LA | Santa Monica, CA

Host: LA Regional Officer, Kaana Smith

8/18/22

AWD 2022 | National Conference: Symposium, Assembly, Career Fair

The Westin National Harbor | Washington, DC

Host: AWD Founder, Marlōn Hall

​6/16/22 - 6/18/22

2022 HBCU Business Deans Roundtable | Dallas, TX

Guests: AWD Academic Director Ron Williams & AWD Founder, Marlōn Hall

6/3/22

InvestmentNews DE&I Summit & Awards | New York, NY

See It Be It Role Model Award Winner: AWD Founder, Marlōn Hall

5/11/22

AWD 2022 | New York City Regional Dinner

STK NYC Downtown | New York City Meatpacking District

Host: NYC Regional Officer, Gordon Henderson

​5/10/22

AWD 2022 | Natixis Boston Regional Dinner

MIDA | Boston, MA

Host: Boston Regional Officer, Vic Howell

​4/19/22

AWD 2022 | Atlanta Regional Dinner

Rock Steady | Atlanta, GA

Host: Atlanta Regional Officer, Wayne Ewan

3/24/22

AWD 2022 | Philadelphia Regional Dinner

South Restaurant & Jazz Club | Philadelphia, PA

Host: New Jersey Regional Officer, Keon Scott

​1/27/22

AWD 2022 March | Western & Southern Presentation Skills Workshop | Zoom

Guest: Western & Southern Gold Sponsor, Mark Caner, President of Distribution 

3/8/22

AWD 2022 January | Business Planning Workshop | Zoom

Guests: The Coalition for Equity in Wholesaling 

​1/27/22

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AWD 2021 November Virtual | Interview Preparation Workshop

Presenters: The Coalition for Equity in Wholesaling 

​11/18/21

​AWD 2021 November Virtual | Professionalism Workshop

Advisor Office Etiquette / Year End Best Practices​

Exec Committee Update: Julian Curry​

11/16/21

AWD 2021 | Nashville Regional Dinner

Sinema | Nashville, TN

Guests: Jackson, D&I Director Cecil Brown & Jackson VIBE ERG President Alyssa Macon

Host: Nashville Regional Officer, Loren Character

11/12/21

AWD 2021 October | Sammons Financial Introduction | Zoom

2021 Gold Sponsor, Sammons Financial

Sammons Financial Head of Distribution, Greg Bonzagni

Sammons Financial SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer, Anne Cooper

Sammons Financial Talent Acquisition Director, Kristin Percival

10/19/21

AWD 2021 | Chicago Regional Dinner

STK Steakhouse | Chicago, IL

Guests: Sequoia System International, Royal Daughters of God & PMC-LLC

Host: Chicago Regional Officer, Samuel Gray

10/12/21​

AWD 2021 September | Capital Markets Workshop | Zoom

DE&I / Academic Outreach Committee Update: Chair Ron Williams

New AWD Training Partnership

The Sequoia System, Business Development Officer: John Sierawski

 

"Capital Markets Workshop: Strengthen Your Acumen"

 

AWD Wholesaler Development Co-Chair: Gordon Henderson, CRPC

Equitable 1290 Mutual Funds, Regional Vice President

9/14/21

AWD 2021 Wholesaler Development Program™ Kickoff Meeting | Zoom

AWD Academic Committee Committee Chair: Ron Williams

AWD Academic Outreach Committee Members

Assorted HBCU Administrators

The Coalition for Equity in Wholesaling

The YARD Tour: Chuck Faush

8/30/21 - Zoom

AWD 2021 August | Follow Up Workshop | Zoom

"Step Up Your Follow Up Game"

AWD Committeemen: Julian Curry & Terrell Golden

+ AWD Success Stories (We Have Many!)

Wall Street Wizards Mentorship Opportunities: Bill Thomason

The Art of Income: AWD DE&I Committee Member: Ted Mekonnen

8/24/21

AWD 2021 August | Brighthouse 30-60-90 Day Planning Workshop

"Developing a 30-60-90 Day Plan" Workshop

Brighthouse Financial, VP: Kevin Macilvane

Brighthouse Financial Director: Tuan Nguyen, CLTC

Brighthouse Financial, Divisional Sales Manager: Tien Nguyen, CLTC

AWD Wholesaler Development Senior Committee Chair: Candice Darien, MSM, CLTC

8/17/21

AWD 2021 July | Brighthouse Territory Management Workshop

Brighthouse Financial VP, Divisional Sales Manager: Kevin Macilvane

Brighthouse Financial Divisional Sales Manager: Tien Nguyen, CLTC

Brighthouse Financial Director: Tuan Nguyen, CLTC

7/22/21

Coalition for Equity in Wholesaling | June

Equitable, CEO Task Force on DE&I: Angela Martin & Shanene Muldrow

AWD Academic Outreach / DE&I Committee Chairman: Ron Williams

​More Information: Shanene.Muldrow@equitable.com

6/28/21

AWD 2021 June Virtual | Brighthouse Wholesaling Business Analysis Workshop

Keynote Speaker: Brighthouse Financial, VP & Divisional Sales Manager: Kevin Macilvane

HostCandice Darien, CLTC, MSM - AWD Wholesaler Development Senior Committee Chairperson

Panelists: Tuan Nguyen, CLTC & Tien Nguyen, CLTC - Brighthouse Sales Managers

6/24/21

AWD 2021 June | Leadership Workshop | Zoom

2021 Gold Sponsor: Prudential Financial Senior Leadership Roundtable

"Demystifying the External Hiring Process"

Featuring: Seven Prudential Financial Sales & Distribution Senior Executives

(Kevin BraytonJim MulleryAnn NandaDon MallaviaRichard PorterNewman RochesterJim DiLorenzo

AWD Black Leadership Panel Discussion hosted by AWD Founder, Marlon Hall:

Martin Powell, CUNA Mutual - Head of Annuity Distribution

Barrett Wragg, T. Rowe Price - Head of Institutional Consulting & Private Wealth​

James Carter, Capital Group - Divisional Sales Manager, North Central US

Richard Porter, Prudential Financial - Divisional Sales Manager, Western US

Pamela Knight, BlackRock - Divisional Sales Manager, Western US

6/15/21

Coalition for Equity in Wholesaling Meeting | May

Equitable, CEO Task Force on DE&I: Angela Martin & Shanene Muldrow

AWD Founder: Marlon Hall

AWD DE&I Committee Chairman: Ron Williams

​More Information: Shanene.Muldrow@equitable.com

5/24/21

AWD 2021 May | Body Language Workshop | Zoom

2021 Gold Sponsor Capital Group | American Funds

Featuring: Antonio Bass, CFA & Keon Scott, Capital Group | American Funds

Keynote Speaker: Nonverbal Communication, Sales & Body Language Expert: Linda Clemons

https://www.lindaclemons.com

Special Guest Speaker: Marriage Counselor & Family Therapist: Dr. Candice Cooper-Love

https://www.drcooplove.com

5/18/21

Coalition for Equity in Wholesaling | April

Equitable, CEO Task Force on DE&I: Angela Martin & Shanene Muldrow

AWD DE&I Committee Chairman: Ron Williams

AWD Exec Committee Member: Howard Crockett

4/26/21

AWD 2021 | State Farm: African American Employee Resource Group

"The Wealth Gap in African American Communities"

State Farm Sales Leader: Chad Pasley, ChFC

AWD Founder: Marlon Hall

4/21/21

AWD 2021 April | Resume Building Workshop | Zoom

2021 Gold Sponsor Jackson Financial

Keynote: Jackson, Director of Talent Acquisition: Damon Shackleford

Special Guest: Jackson, Director of Diversity & Inclusion: Cecil Brown

Special Guest: Franklin Paterson Resume Professionals, CEO: Janis Ransom

4/20/21

AWD 2021 | Equitable: Black Leadership Network

The Men of BLN: Brother 2 Brother Session

Equitable: Michael Locke, Clay Wells, Julius LightburnMicah Lewis

AWD Founder: Marlon Hall

4/8/21

AWD 2021 March | Brighthouse Introduction | Zoom

2021 Platinum Sponsor Brighthouse

Keynote: Senior Vice President, Head of Distribution: Melissa Cox

DE&I Committee Chairman: Ron Williams

Special Guest: Lisen Stromberg, PRISM - DE&I Corporate Culture

Special Guest: Peggy Marshall - Global Institute of Organizational Coaching

3/23/21

Johns Hopkins University - Carey School of Business

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Summit 2021

Panel Discussion: Building Inclusive Communities Roundtable Discussion

AWD DE&I Committee Member / Legg Mason, Lead Consultant: Quinton Alton-Spratt, LUTCF, MBTI

T. Rowe Price, Senior Manager & African Heritage BRG Chair: Jasmine Richardson

Federal Employers Health Benefit Program, Division Advisor: Clayton Corley, Jr.

Google, Ethics & Compliance Program Manager: Lemar T. White

Lutheran & Refugee Services, President & CEO: Krish Vignarajah

3/24/21

Coalition for Equity in Wholesaling | March

2021 AWD Platinum Equitable, CEO Task Force on DE&I: Angela Martin & Shanene Muldrow

AWD Founder: Marlon Hall

AWD DE&I Committee Chairman: Ron Williams

AWD Exec Committee Member: Howard Crockett

More Information: Shanene.Muldrow@equitable.com

3/29/21

AWD 2021 | NAIFA Indiana Virtual Speak on Purpose CE Presentation

Speak on Purpose: Deliver Your Message Precisely & Effectively,

w/ Author & Keynote Speaker: AWD Founder: Marlon Hall, CFS

3/18/21

AWD 2021 | Wesley Peachtree Institute Virtual Annual HBCU Forum

Panel Discussion: Financial Considerations for Higher Education

Southern University of New Orleans, Executive Cabinet Member: Eurmon Hervey, Jr. Ph.D.

The National Association of Securities Professionals, President & CEO: Ronald C. Parker

The American College of Financial Services, President & CEO: George Nicholls III

The Association for Wholesaling Diversity (AWD) Founder & President: Marlon Hall, CFS

3/9/21

AWD 2021 February | Storytelling & Networking Workshop | Zoom

"The Art of Persuasion"

SPECIAL GUEST: T. Rowe Price Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion: Raymone Jackson, CLU, MBA, FLMI, ACS

Exec Committee Member: Wayne Ewan - T. Rowe Price

Member Development Committee Chair: Candice Darien, CLTC

2/23/21

Coalition for Equity in Wholesaling | February

2021 AWD Platinum Equitable, CEO Task Force on DE&I: Angela Martin & Shanene Muldrow

AWD DE&I Committee Chairman: Ron Williams

Prudential, Securian, Jackson, Protective, Principal, New York Life, Brighthouse, Equitable

2/22/21

Coalition for Equity in Wholesaling | January

Equitable, CEO Task Force on DE&I: Angela Martin, Shanene Muldrow, Fiona Russo

AWD DE&I Committee Chair: Ron Williams

AWD Founder: Marlon Hall, CFS

Prudential, Securian, Jackson, Protective, Great American, Prudential, New York Life, Transamerica, Equitable

1/25/21

AWD 2021 January | Annual Update | Zoom

AWD DE&I Committee Chair: Ron Williams

1/19/21

AWD 2021 | YP4J Virtual Black Professional / Black Graduate Student Career Panel

Young Professionals for Justice (YP4J)

West High School - Newark, NJ

AWD Founder: Marlon Hall, CFS

Rutgers Law School, Assistant Dean: Rhasheda Douglas

1/19/21

AWD 2021 | Equitable Virtual National Sales Meeting

Equitable Foundation Presentation of $25,000 Grant to AWD

Equitable Divisional Vice President: Fred Makonnen

AWD Founder: Marlon Hall, CFS

1/12/21

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AWD 2020 November | Franklin Templeton Getting Promoted Workshop | Zoom

"Why Would I Hire You?"

Reasons Internal Wholesalers Get Promoted To External Wholesalers

AWD IW Development Committee Chair: Candice Darien, CLTC

AWD IW Development Committee Co-Chair: Gordon Henderson

SPECIAL GUEST: Maria Diaz, Talent Acquisition Manager, Franklin Templeton

11/24/20

AWD 2020 October | Member DE&I Workshop | Zoom

Hosted by DE&I Committee Chair: Ron Williams

10/20/20

AWD 2020 September | Member Development Workshop | Zoom

Host: Wholesaler Development Committee Chair: Candice Darien, CLTC

9/22/20

AWD 2020 August | Wholesaling Best Practices Workshop | Zoom

Hosted by AWD President: Marlon Hall, CFS

8/25/20

AWD 2020 | Equitable Group Retirement: DE&I Workshop

Presentation/Q&A: Equitable - Group Retirement
AWD Member: Micah Lewis - Equitable

AWD Member: Gordon Henderson, CRPC - Equitable

AWD Founder: Marlon Hall, CFS

7/31/20

AWD 2020 | Jackson Financial Virtual DE&I Panel Discussion

AWD Member: Chardae Hawley - Jackson

AWD President: Marlon Hall, CFS

7/22/20

AWD 2020 July | Getting Promoted Workshop | Zoom

"Next Step"

Committee Chair: Candice Darien, CLTC

Committee Member: Gordon Henderson, CRPC - Equitable

Committee Member: Charles Samuel, CLU, ChFC - AIG

Committee Member: Julian Curry - Pacific Life

7/13/20

AWD 2020 | Indianapolis Regional Dinner

Sullivan's Steakhouse | Keystone, IN

Host: AWD Founder Marlōn Hall

2/11/20

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AWD 2019 | 5th National Assembly

Charlotte Uptown @ The EpiCentre | Charlotte, NC

Host: AWD Exec Committeeman Andre Dowtin

7/12/19

AWD 2019 | Indianapolis Regional Dinner

Sullivan's Steakhouse | Keystone, IN

Host: AWD Founder Marlōn Hall

3/6/19

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AWD 2018 | 4th National Assembly

W New York Times Square | New York City, NY

Host: AWD Honorary Co-Founder Kaana Smith

6/1/18

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AWD 2017 | 3rd National Assembly

Courtyard Miami Downtown | Miami, FL

Host: AWD Exec Committeeman Julian Curry

Dec 2017

AWD 2017 | 2nd National Assembly

Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria | Houston, TX

Host: AWD Founder Marlōn Hall

Mar 2017

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AWD 2016 | 1st National Assembly

Courtyard Embassy Row | Washington, DC

Host: AWD Founder Marlōn Hall

Jun 2016

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