Voya Financial’s Carolyn Johnson Appointed to The Mark Twain House & Museum Board of Directors


Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Carolyn Johnson, chief executive officer of Insurance Solutions for Voya, has been appointed to the board of The Mark Twain House & Museum, an organization that’s mission is to foster an appreciation of the legacy of Mark Twain as one of our nation's defining cultural figures, and to demonstrate the continuing relevance of his work and life.

“We are pleased to welcome Carolyn to our board of directors and we know that her professional background and passionate commitment will add great value to our Board,” said Dr. Cindy Lovell, executive director of The Mark Twain House & Museum. “We are looking forward to a future of exciting growth and Carolyn’s expertise will help guide us as we seek to expand our reach and connect with a broader audience.”

With more than 25 years in financial services, Johnson has an extensive knowledge of the industry and significant leadership experience managing high-performing businesses across various markets. In her current role at Voya, Johnson is responsible for Voya’s Annuities, Individual Life and Employees Benefits businesses, which comprise its Insurance Solutions organization. Johnson is focused on more closely aligning the strengths of all three businesses, and providing a holistic customer experience through complementary product offerings. Johnson also serves on Voya’s Executive Committee.

“I’m proud to represent Voya in this important role and build on the company’s commitment to the Hartford community,” said Johnson. “As a history lover and avid reader, it’s especially meaningful to support an organization that is committed to keeping Mark Twain’s legacy alive.”

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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 million individual and institutional customers in the United States, Voya is a Fortune 500 company that had $11 billion in revenue in 2015. The company had $466 billion in total assets under management and administration as of June 30, 2016. 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®. The company is equally committed to conducting business in a way that is ethically, economically, socially and environmentally and responsible — Voya has been recognized as one of the 2016

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About The Mark Twain House & Museum
The  Mark Twain House & Museum has restored the author's Hartford, Connecticut home where the family lived from 1874 to 1891.Twain wrote his most important works during the years he lived there, including Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. In addition to providing tours of Twain's restored home, a National Historic Landmark, the institution offers activities and educational programs that illuminate Twain's literary legacy and provide information about his life and times.

The house and museum at 351 Farmington Ave. are open daily 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 860-247-0998 or visit www.marktwainhouse.org. Programs at The Mark Twain House & Museum are made possible in part by support from the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development and the Greater Hartford Arts Council's United Arts Campaign.