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Friday, August 28, 2015

Prudential Financial and Who’s Who Publishing Company Partner to Launch Titans of Industry: A Wealth and Wisdom Speakers Series

— Six-city tour to highlight African-American business powerhouses —

Who's Who Publishing Presents Titans of Industry presented by Prudential Financial

Who’s Who Publishing Presents Titans of Industry presented by Prudential Financial

Columbus, OH — Real Times Media subsidiary, Who’s Who Publishing Company, the premier platform for celebrating African American achievement, today announced that it has partnered with Prudential Financial, Inc. to launch Titans of Industry: A Wealth and Wisdom Speakers Series. Geared towards the growing affluent African American professional market, the moderated panel discussions will be comprised of some of the country’s top African American leaders from a variety of industries and will focus on pathways to professional success, attaining and maintaining financial security, and creating sustainable generational wealth.

“With a proven commitment to financial education initiatives within the African American community and their signature series research on multicultural markets, Prudential makes the perfect partner for the Titans of Industry Wealth and Wisdom Series,” said Hiram E. Jackson, chief executive officer of Real Times Media. “The learnings Prudential brings to the table will have an immeasurable impact on the quality of content we’ll deliver through these powerful panels.”

The tour kicks off in Detroit in September and will include stops in Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Houston and Washington, D.C. through 2016.

“Prudential is always seeking to deepen our relationships in the communities we serve. We believe one of the most important first steps, is to start the conversation,” said Mammen Verghis, vice president, Multicultural Marketing for Prudential. “The Titans of Industry Wealth and Wisdom Series is an important forum to share information that helps power the ambitions of people who are looking to create a healthy financial future for themselves and their loved ones.,” In addition to the live tour stops, a Titans of Industry web series will live online at www.thetitansexperience.com. In addition to content from the panel discussions, the online destination will highlight a variety of financial education tools and research as well as other lifestyle information focused on travel, technology and family for affluent professionals.

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), a financial services leader with more than $1 trillion of assets under management as of March 31, 2015, has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Prudential’s diverse and talented employees are committed to helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth through a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. In the U.S., Prudential’s iconic Rock symbol has stood for strength, stability, expertise and innovation for more than a century. For more information, please visit www.news.prudential.com.

Founded in 1989, Who’s Who Publishing Company is the premier platform for celebrating African American achievement. Who’s Who is a part of the Real Times Media family of companies which also includes the nation’s largest African American-owned and –operated news organization and RTM Digital Studios, an archival image licensing arm which is home to historical photos, articles and other artifacts from the past 100 years of African American history.


Tanisha Leonard
Real Times Media

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