Voya Financial EVP of Operations Nan Ferrara Joins Advisory Board for Hofstra University’s Zarb School of Business


Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Nan Ferrara, EVP of Operations and Continuous Improvement, has joined the Dean’s advisory board for the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University, located in Long Island, New York. Ferrara is the newest member of a board of advisors composed of executives from leading financial services companies and consumer brands.

“The Zarb School taps into the passion and strengths of its students and leverages world-class resources to help groom them into future business leaders,” said Ferrara.  “I’m thrilled to join the Dean’s advisory board and to ‘pay it forward’ by supporting Hofstra University in developing the next generation of talented business professionals.”

Ferrara has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, having served in various leadership positions at major insurance and financial services corporations prior to joining Voya in 2012. As EVP of Operations and Continuous Improvement, Ferrara oversees the overall growth strategy and performance of the operations organization, as well as the company’s Continuous Improvement efforts, a key driver of Voya’s strategic transformation. She utilizes a results-driven approach to help build high-performing teams and greater collaboration among Voya’s ongoing business and support functions. Ferrara is a member of the organization’s Executive Committee and also serves on the Board of Directors of Voya Foundation, the company’s charitable giving arm.

The Zarb School has more than 1,000 graduate students from across the country and around the globe and is consistently ranked as a top national business program. Students have access to opportunities including internships, experiential learning and educational resources in New York City, with the comfort of a traditional campus environment.

“It is our pleasure to welcome Nan to our advisory board,” said Herman A. Berliner, Ph.D., Lawrence Herbert Distinguished Professor and Dean of the Frank G. Zarb School of Business. “As a highly accomplished graduate of our program, her expertise and experience will be enormously helpful as we further enhance the graduate and undergraduate experience for all of our students.”

The Zarb School offers state-of-the-art facilities, dedicated graduate business career services, along with exposure to New York City’s world-class business organizations and cultural life. The School has a strong base of over 30,000 dedicated alumni.

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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 Sept. 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. Follow Voya Financial on Facebook and Twitter @Voya.