Mark Rooney, CLU, ChFC, CFP

Title: Senior Executive Vice President
Company: AXA Advisors, LLC
Traveling From: Irvine, California

Mark began his career in the financial services business in 1973 in Beverly Hills, California. He has been with Equitable (now AXA Advisors) his entire career, but has played many roles in many areas. In addition to being a producer, front-line manager and agency head, he was President of Equitable Variable Life Company; Chief Marketing Officer; Chairman of the Brokerage Company (now AXA Network/Crump); Chairman of Frontier Trust Company; and board member of the Broker-Dealer.

Mark is a graduate of the University of New York and did his advanced studies at the London School of Business.

Mark has won numerous company and industry awards, including building five different MAA-winning branches for AXA, being named a 2014 GAMA International Management Hall of Fame Inductee, serving on the GAMA Executive Leadership Cabinet, the GAMA Foundation for Education and Research Board of Trustees and as Chairman of the GAMA Foundation. In addition, he is a member of AALU, NAIFA, LIMRA RAG Study Group, and The American College Board of Trustees. He is also a founding member of the Center for Investment and Wealth Management, connected with the University of California in Irvine.

Mark currently runs one of the largest branches in AXA Advisors, with approximately 350 associates. His offices are in Los Angeles and Orange County. Mark lives with his wife, Diane, and son, Shane, in Newport Beach, California.