Women's Fund of New Jersey Honors Achievements of ING Regional Vice President of Sales

November 14, 2007 New Jersey Share: Print Subscribe to Email Alerts

ING, a global financial services leader, announced today that Virginia O. “Ginger” Brennan, regional vice president of Sales, will receive the Women of Influence in Finance distinction from the Women’s Fund of New Jersey, a nonprofit organization committed to protecting and empowering women and girls. Brennan is one of 28 honorees being recognized at the 13th Annual Fall Gala of the Women’s Fund of New Jersey on November 15. Each year the organization honors women from various industries. This year’s recognition is dedicated to women in finance for their outstanding professional and civic accomplishments.

“Ginger is a proven leader in the financial services industry,” said Myra Terry, founder and CEO of the Women’s Fund of New Jersey. “She is an excellent role model and mentor to other women and girls who desire successful careers and realize the importance of giving back to the community. Ginger embraces the mission of our organization, and we are delighted to honor her.”

A graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, Brennan has held a variety of sales and management positions over her 25-year career in the retirement plan field. In her current role with ING, her Florham Park office has ranked number one in retirement plan sales for 14 out of the past 16 years. Under her leadership, assets have grown from $30 million to approximately $2 billion. She has her Series 6, 63 and 26 Securities licenses and is a certified employee benefits specialist.

“I am honored to receive this recognition,” said Brennan. “It’s important for women and girls to strive for excellence in their lives, and if I can be an inspiration for that, it’s my personal responsibility to help empower them.”

Brennan is also actively involved in the community, having served as past president of the St. Virgil School Home School Association where she currently serves as the head of Public Relations and a Girl Scout leader. She volunteers at the Family Support Program at Little Hill/Alina Lodge, a long-term care facility for alcoholism and chemical addiction in Blairstown, New Jersey. Participating for years in musical theatre, choirs and madrigal singing groups, Brennan is currently a soloist at St. Virgil’s Church in Morris Plain, New Jersey.

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Audria B. Benn, 770.980.5715 or 404.934.8743 (cell) or audria.benn@us.ing.com

About ING

ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin offering banking, insurance and asset management to more than 75 million private, corporate and institutional clients in more than 50 countries. With a diverse workforce of over 120,000 people, ING comprises a broad spectrum of prominent companies that increasingly serve their clients under the ING brand.

In the U.S., the ING family of companies offer a comprehensive array of financial services to retail and institutional clients which include life insurance, retirement plans, mutual funds, managed accounts, alternative investments, direct banking, institutional investment management, annuities, employee benefits, financial planning, and reinsurance. ING holds top-tier rankings in key U.S. markets and serves over 14 million customers across the nation.

For more information, visit www.ing.com.

About the Women’s Fund of New Jersey

Women’s Fund of New Jersey’s mission is to invest in women and girls. Its purpose is to create a world where women and girls thrive, live confidently, and achieve their potential.

Founded in 1995, Women’s Fund of New Jersey has invested over $1 million in organizations that provide housing and health care, counselling and education, and job and life skills training to women and girls in diverse communities across the state. Through its 17 member organizations, Women’s Fund support reaches 220,000 individuals each year.