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Stephen Evers Joins Voya To Support Central Southeast Wealth Solutions Sales Team

In his role, Evers is responsible for generating new retirement plan business and building key distribution relationships within North Florida and Southeast Georgia

Voya Financial has hired Stephen Evers as a regional vice president for the company’s Wealth Solutions sales team, covering emerging markets in the Central Southeast U.S. region.

In his role, Evers is responsible for generating new retirement plan business and building key distribution relationships within North Florida and Southeast Georgia. He will be working in all channels, including wirehouses, banks, independents, and Third-Party Administrators.

“I’ve been in the retirement plan industry for more than 15 years and Voya is one of the few companies that has proven to truly be a leader in the space,” said Evers. “Voya’s proven track record of organic growth in an industry of acquisitions speaks volumes, and the employee tenure and customer retention further strengthen that statement. In transitioning to the recordkeeping industry, I wanted to work for a company that has this well-known reputation and that’s what I’ve done moving into this new role.”

Years Of Experience

Before joining Voya, Evers held various roles supporting retirement services, including most recently serving as a consultant at Ascensus Consulting (Formerly Baden Retirement Plan Services) and the vice president of Sales at FuturePlan by Ascensus where he supported 401(k) Plan Sales and Relationship Management.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Stephen to our team at Voya and to lead our sales efforts in the Central Southeast,” added Bill Elmslie, senior vice president, Emerging Market Sales at Voya Financial. “As a noted top sales leader, he comes to Voya with significant experience, and I look forward to seeing his success continue as he helps to advance our sales strategy.”

Evers received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from Ferris State University. Based in Jacksonville, Florida, he started at Voya on April 3 and reports to George Lessner, regional sales manager, Emerging Markets at Voya.

 

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