QUEENS, NY (TIP):
The New York Life Insurance Company organized a Career Orientation Event for the South Asian community on March 18 in Queens, NY where over a 100 people showed up. Inspiring presentations were made by Lawrence I Gordon, Managing Partner of the company, Senior Partner Rohan Handa, and Partner Abdul Hanif.
Gordon spoke about how 40 years ago New York Life changed his life. He recalled he had joined the company on April 16, 1974. Over the years, his entire family-father, mother, brothers, nephews- joined and it became a family business.
“We consider ourselves the company of the community”, he said. “New York Life has been a great company to me and my family”, Gordon added. He introduced the over 170 year old company which was founded on April 12, 1848. They spoke about its financial strength.
“We are the oldest, the largest mutual life insurance company.” And we are for the clients, “always on the client’s side”. Gordon invited young people from the South Asian community to come forward for a rewarding career. “We promise to give the finest training to those who come forward to join New York Life”. Rohan Handa spoke of his experiences and pointed out that all that one needs to become a successful agent, is to have selfmotivation, integrity and willingness to work hard.
Sam Kapadia spoke of his long and happy association with New York Life
He said no previous experience in selling is necessary. The company’s multidimensional training and professional development program can put one on the path to success.
Handa added, “As a New York Life Agent, you’ll not only have the opportunity to make a great career, you’ll also make a significant difference by helping families and members of the South Asian community plan for and achieve the financial security they need and desire.
Partners and Srinivas R. Ranga, Corporate Vice President of New York Life . (L to R): Rohan Handa, Abdul Hamid, Lawrence I Gordon, Srinivas R. Ranga, William “Bill” Cleare
“Others who spoke included Srinivas R. Ranga, Corporate Vice President of the company, Abdul Hamid, Partner, and Sam Kapadia who has a long association with New York Life.