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Efficient and affordable insurance coverage for all

walks of life.

 

Address:

S.J. Edwards, Inc.

140 S. Long Beach Ave

Lower Level

Freeport, NY 11520

 

Phone:

516-208-9988

888-512-7175

 

Email:

sharon.davis@sjedwards.com

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SHARON DAVIS-EDWARDS, CEO

Sharon Davis-Edwards has over 25 years experience in Insurance, Employee Benefits and the Financial Services Industry. She began her career with John Hancock Life Insurance Co. and E.G. Bowman Insurance Co. in the early 1980's. Since 1988 Ms. Davis has held numerous sales, recruiting and management positions with Voya's predecessor company. She has successfully overseen the negotiation, development and implementation on employer sponsored retirement plans for many organizations.

 

As Regional Manager for Voya's predecessor company, in 1990 Ms. Davis worked closely with the National Vice President in securing an endorsement for employer sponsored retirement plans for a state-wide Teachers Union. The union had 20,000 members and 110 school districts. Ms. Davis was responsible for monitoring the enrollment process, coordinating group meetings, and recruiting and training field representatives.

 

In 1994 she became the Sr. Vice President of Benefits Planning Corporation (1). Her responsibilities included;

Efficient and affordable services from an experienced counselor.

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2006, June appeared as a panelist for a Money/Finance workshop at the Bobby Jones Urban Impact Summit (1) held at Foxwoods in Connecticut.

2007 became a Benefit Specialist offering voluntary benefits through the Allstate

Workplace Division.  

2010 accepted an offer from Colonial Voluntary Benefits to manage and coordinate the voluntary benefits program for the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) in the Northeast Territory.

2011 – Recipient of TD Bank (1) and 100 Black Men of Long Island (1) Small Business

Leadership Award

Member of the Freeport Chamber of Commerce (1)

Member of the Hicksville Chamber of Commerce (1)

2013 - Recipient of the Long Island Business News “Top 50 Most Influential Business

Women” Award

Women’s Business Enterprise

Minority Business Enterprise

Certified for (SHOP) Small Business Health Options Plan

(1) These organizations are not affiliated with the Voya Family of companies

2014 -  Installed as vice president of the Long Island African-American Chamber of Commmerce

•   Supervising the enrollment process and scheduling annual employer plan reviews for a major

   religious organization

•   Supervising the enrollment process and scheduling meetings for several hospital systems

•  Providing Financial Services and maintaining client relationships

•  Her success with employer sponsored plans can be attributed to her ability to work closely with

  employers by designing a marketing plan that includes;

   -  Coordination of group educational meetings and Financial Literacy Seminars

   -  Individual counseling

   -  Annual benefit fairs

   -  Annual employer plan reviews

   -  Customization of materials

   -  Creating enrollment strategies to meet the specific needs of each organization (ie., diversity

      needs, demographics, geography, sensitive issues, etc.).

Ms. Davis holds licenses in Life Insurance, Health Insurance and maintains the FINRA Series 6, 7

and 63 registrations.

 

In 2006 she worked with the President of the Empire State Missionary Baptist Association (1) to educate the Ministers and churches about the importance of Financial Literacy in the community.  

This organization represents 400 churches throughout New York State.

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Sharon Davis, CEO S.J. Edwards, Inc. was honored for her ‘Outstanding Leadership in Small Business’ from Phil Andrews, President,  100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. and Robert Bullock, Branch Manager, TD Bank.

Sharon was chosen & honored as one of “Long Island’s Top 50  Influential Business Women ”, October 2013

Long Island People on the Move SharonDavis Newsday: LI Business LI Business: Business on the Menu

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