Voya Financial’s Michele White Joins Board of Junior Achievement (JA) of Southwest New England

Nov 6, 2017 4:45 PM ET

NEW YORK, November 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Michele White, SVP and leader of the Enterprise Contact Center has joined the board of Junior Achievement (JA) of Southwest New England. JA is the world's largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. Voya’s longstanding partnership with JA spans more than 15 years and Voya Financial Chairman and CEO Rodney O. Martin, Jr. serves on the board of Junior Achievement USA.

“We have an incredibly committed board that helps to further JA’s mission of empowering young people to own their economic success,” said Jeremy Race, president, Junior Achievement of Southwest New England. “We are confident that leadership and advocacy from local corporate executives like Michele will support our goal of expanding JA programming to reach 50,000 Connecticut students by 2020.”

In her role at Voya, White is responsible for strategy, processes and performance management across all customer service access points. She has previously held various leadership roles at financial services companies in customer service, operations, program management and information technology. White has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Charter Oak State College and a Master of Business Administration from Western New England University.

“For years JA and Voya Financial have worked side-by-side to help students develop skills that are essential to building a secure and rewarding future,” said White. “I am excited to have the opportunity to serve an organization that shares our company’s commitment to helping young people achieve their full potential.”

As an industry leader and advocate for greater retirement readiness, Voya Financial is committed to delivering on its vision to be America's Retirement Company® and its mission to make a secure financial future possible — one person, one family, one institution at a time.

About Voya Financial®

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), helps Americans plan, invest and protect their savings — to get ready to retire better. Serving the financial needs of approximately 13.6 million individual and institutional customers in the United States, Voya is a Fortune 500 company that had $11 billion in revenue in 2016. The company had $541 billion in total assets under management and administration as of September 30, 2017. With a clear mission to make a secure financial future possible — one person, one family, one institution at a time — Voya’s vision is to be America’s Retirement Company®. Certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work® Institute, Voya is equally committed to conducting business in a way that is socially, environmentally, economically and ethically responsible and has been recognized as one of the 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute, as well as one of the Top Green Companies in the U.S., by Newsweek magazine. For more information, visit voya.com. Follow Voya Financial on Facebook and Twitter @Voya.