Connecting Black Wholesalers Since 2016

Our Vision:​

A financial services industry wholesaler workforce that reflects and exceeds the 12.4% African-American demographic of the United States.  

We are wholesalers helping each other succeed by:
  • Talking through situations and opportunities; strategizing together         
  • Helping youth break into the field, avoid hazards and earn success
  • We use casual discussion (text, phone, dinners) & formal development
  • If you are Black & if you are a wholesaler or aspiring wholesaler, this group is for you
  • Network with our sponsors
  • Talk with peers and mentors
AWD is for us by us

2022 Annual National Conference Highlights

Thank you, EVERYONE for an outrageously successful annual conference. 

Professional Development

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AWD: Black Women in Wholesaling Panel

AWD Black Women Wholesalers Panel Discussion

Networking Event

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Washington Nationals Baseball Game
sponsored by: Equitable 

Awards Dinner


Recognition of Excellence & Service



Washington DC River Cruise
sponsored by: Prudential Financial




Members & Sponsors! We are grateful, moved, and excited about the future of our place in the financial services wholesaling industry. The Association for Wholesaling Diversity set out to increase the number of black wholesalers, and our members have created a community in the process!
Special thanks to our particularly impactful 2022 Sponsors: 

Premier Conference Sponsors: Brighthouse Financial, MassMutual

Conference Sponsors: Prudential Financial, T. Rowe Price

Conference Event Sponsors: Capital Group, Equitable, MFS Investment Management, Corebridge Financial, Securian Financial

AWD Titanium Mentors: MassMutual, Brighthouse Financial

AWD Platinum Allies: Equitable, Pacific Life, CUNA Mutual, Prudential Financial, T. Rowe Price


Congratulations to our members who have recently earned promotions!

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Meet several AWD members as they reflect on what AWD means to the Black Wholesaling community.      Video Library of our Value Proposition


Diversify Your Workplace

Corporate Partners gain access to over four hundred highly skilled AWD member wholesalers via personal introduction, job board posting, participation in our virtual meetings, workshops, conferences and dinners, resume database access,

corporate mentorship, and more.

AWD Corporate Sponsorship Details