NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AXA Advisors, LLC, a leading provider of financial services for consumers and businesses, has opened an office in New Orleans as a regional headquarters whose geographic reach includes Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas. The office, located at 1100 Poydras Street, is led by Tim Mackie, executive vice president of AXA Advisors' National Division. "We are excited about helping individuals and business owners plan for their futures," said Mackie, adding, "we're celebrating AXA Advisors' growth in this region and supporting the revitalization of the New Orleans economy." For over 150 years, AXA Advisors has guided individuals and businesses, helping them plan for their futures with educated financial thinking. The New Orleans office offers a diverse and dedicated team of financial professionals to serve client planning needs. Our areas of focus include:
Business, retirement and estate planning strategies
Small business services
AXA Advisors is the retail channel of AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, a premier provider of life insurance, annuities and related financial services. AXA Advisors is part of the Paris-based global AXA Group, a worldwide financial protection leader with 102 million clients in 57 countries. Open House To celebrate AXA Advisors' growth in the region, an open house will be held on Tuesday,October 29th, 2013 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.in the office at 1100 Poydras Street, 20 th floor, Suite 2000. Dr. Norman G. Francis, J.D., president of Xavier University and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, will be AXA Advisors' distinguished guest at Tuesday's event. The Medal of Freedom is the nation's highest civil award. Dr. Francis's career also includes more than 14 years on the board of directors of AXA Equitable. The city's Xavier University is the only Catholic historically black college in the Western Hemisphere. Media are invited to attend the open house. PRESS ONLY RSVP to AXA Advisors' Media Relations department at firstname.lastname@example.org or Discretion Winter, email@example.com, (212) 920-5918 For more information on AXA Advisors' New Orleans office, please visit the branch website at www.southcentralbranch.comABOUT AXA EQUITABLE In business since 1859, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company (NY, NY) is a leading financial protection company and one of the nation's premier providers of life insurance, annuity, and financial products and services. The company's products and services are distributed to individuals and business owners through its retail distribution channel, AXA Advisors, LLC (member FINRA, SIPC) 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, with 102 million clients in 57 countries as of December 31, 2012. "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. Find AXA Equitable on Facebook and Twitter. For more information, visit www.axa-equitable.com. 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, including mutual funds. Securities products are offered through AXA Advisors, LLC, NY, NY, member FINRA, SIPC, 10104 (212) 314-4600. Insurance and annuity products are available through an affiliate, AXA Network, LLC and its subsidiaries.