Newark, NJ–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–August 24, 2004–Edgar Morales, a vice president for Diversity Recruiting at Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), has been honored with the Outstanding Service Award by the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA), it was announced today.
In announcing the award at ALPFA’s National Convention in Chicago, ALPFA President Rosemary Rodriguez, CPA, cited Morales’s outstanding accomplishments, leadership skills and support of diversity through his personal commitments and professional activities. “Ed’s ability to build a strategic relationship between Prudential and local and national chapters of ALPFA has enhanced opportunities between our two organizations. We are proud Ed serves on our Corporate Advisory Board and pleased to honor him for his exceptional service,” said Rodriguez.
Gale Britton, vice president Recruiting & Selection in Prudential’s Agency Distribution division, said, “Ed’s unwavering commitment and passion has strengthened the bond between Prudential and ALPFA, and his tireless efforts have made it possible for us to hire exceptional individuals into our Financial Services Associates Program. This award indicates how highly regarded Ed is to our businesses and the communities we serve.”
Morales is responsible for advancing the sales organization’s strategic relationships with professional associations and community leaders to support common objectives within diverse market segments. Morales is a resident of Miami.
ALPFA awards recognize the best professionals and students in the fields of finance and accounting who continually strive for and achieve excellence in their professional and academic fields and who go “above and beyond” in their quest for excellence and outstanding service.
Prudential Financial companies, with approximately $474 billion in total assets under management as of June 30, 2004, serve individual and institutional customers worldwide and include The Prudential Insurance Company of America, one of the largest life insurance companies in the United States. These companies offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, mutual funds, annuities, pension and retirement related services and administration, asset management, securities brokerage, banking and trust services, real estate brokerage franchises and relocation services. For more information, visit http://www.prudential.com.
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