Legacy Wealth Strategies President Named to YMCA Board Position

RALEIGH, N.C. (November 14, 2011) ─ Legacy Wealth Strategies (www.legacyws.com), a Raleigh-based company that offers a variety of wealth management strategies and processes custom designed for each client, announces today that John Parham, Jr., founding partner and president, has been appointed to the Triangle YMCA financial development committee.

“John’s tireless dedication to the YMCA and our camps has been immeasurable,” says Sallie Ransom, director of development, Camp Sea Gull and Camp Seafarer. “His passion and expertise will help ensure the sustained success of the organization, and we are thankful for his generosity.”

Parham, along with his wife, Shannon, have a longstanding commitment to the Triangle YMCA. They have supported the organization for more than 20 years. In addition to serving on the financial development committee, Parham has held multiple support positions. These include:

  • Major gifts co-chair of the Annual Fund for Camp Sea Gull and Camp Seafarer (www.seagull-seafarer.org), helping raise money for financial assistance and program enhancements that help strengthen the mission and make Camp more affordable. Located in Arapahoe, N.C., the camps offers boys and girls one, two and four-week overnight opportunities that feature a comprehensive seamanship programs providing kids 6 to 16 with a place to make decisions on their own, to challenge themselves and grow in the process.
  • Co-chair, contributor and team leader for the We Build People (http://tinyurl.com/YMCAWeBuildPeople) campaign for the past 10 years. The community-wide campaign helps raise funds for children teens, families and adults who otherwise could not afford YMCA programs.

“Shannon and I continue to support the YMCA and the camps because the organization has a direct, measurable impact on our community,” says Parham. “Being local, we can see firsthand the results of the dollars invested in various programs to help the mind, body and soul.”

Parham is a 23-year industry veteran. In addition to his work with Legacy Wealth Strategies, he has served with AXA Advisors (formerly The Equitable) since 1988. In 2011, he was named senior vice president of AXA’s national division. Visit www.legacyws.com for more information.

About Legacy Wealth Strategies: Legacy Wealth Strategies focuses on financial planning and wealth management strategies, business succession planning and risk management services. Formed in 2004, the firm provides forward-thinking and cost-effective financial strategies to its clients, helping them toward reaching their financial goals and achieving financial independence. Associates of Legacy Wealth Strategies offer securities through AXA Advisors, LLC (NY, NY 212-314-4600), member FINRA, SIPC.  Investment advisory products and services offered through AXA Advisors, LLC, an investment advisor registered with the SEC.  Annuity and insurance products offered through AXA Network, LLC and its insurance agency subsidiaries. Legacy Wealth Strategies is not a registered investment advisor and is not owned or operated by AXA Advisors or AXA Network.

Legacy Wealth Strategies and the AXA Advisors Raleigh branch are located at 3201 Beechleaf Court, Suite 450, Raleigh, NC  27604.  Financial services available to individuals and business owners through AXA Advisors, LLC include: strategies and products for financial protection and investments; asset allocation, college, retirement, business and estate planning strategies; life insurance, annuity and investment products. Visit www.legacyws.com or call 919.341.1639 for more information.

About AXA Equitable: In business since 1859, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (New York, NY) is a leading financial protection company and one of the nation’s premier providers of life insurance and annuities as well as financial strategies, and investment products and services through its affiliate, AXA Advisors, LLC. The company’s products and services are distributed to individuals and business owners through its retail distribution channel, AXA Advisors, LLC and to the financial services market through its wholesale distribution channel, AXA Distributors, LLC.

AXA Equitable, a subsidiary of AXA Financial Inc., is part of the global AXA Group, a worldwide leader in financial protection strategies and wealth management. “AXA Group” refers to AXA, a French holding company for an international group of insurance and financial services companies together with its direct and indirect consolidated subsidiaries. While a part of the AXA Group, AXA Equitable is solely responsible for its annuity and life insurance obligations. For more information, visit www.axa-equitable.com.

Legacy Wealth Strategies and AXA Advisors are not affiliates of the North Carolina LTCP

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