Western & Southern Recognized for Its Impact in Cincinnati

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Ed Babbitt Kim Chiodi

Pictured above is Ed Babbitt, Secretary/Treasurer, Western & Southern Financial Fund, and Kim Chiodi, Senior Vice President, Public Relations and Corporate Communications, Western & Southern Financial Group.

Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern) was featured in a Movers & Makers article titled “Western & Southern – Investing in a Stronger Cincinnati” written by Thom Mariner and published July 31.

Mariner highlighted Western & Southern’s active involvement in the community and interviewed several people familiar with the company’s work supporting local causes that promote a strong economy, exceptional health care, educational achievement and quality of life in Cincinnati. 

The article also includes a list of Western & Southern’s key sponsorships and areas of focus which include education and youth; civic and community development; arts and culture; and health and human services.

About Western & Southern Financial Group

Founded in Cincinnati in 1888 as The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, and celebrating 130 years this year, Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc. (Western & Southern), a Fortune 500 company, is now the parent company of a group of diversified financial services businesses. Its assets owned ($48.3 billion) and managed ($26.2 billion) total $74.5 billion as of June 30, 2018. Western & Southern is one of the strongest life insurance groups in the world. Its six life insurance subsidiaries (The Western and Southern Life Insurance Company, Western-Southern Life Assurance Company, Columbus Life Insurance Company, Integrity Life Insurance Company, The Lafayette Life Insurance Company and National Integrity Life Insurance Company) maintain very strong financial ratings. Other member companies include Eagle Realty Group, LLC; Fort Washington Investment Advisors, Inc.;2 IFS Financial Services, Inc.; Peppertree Partners LLC;1 Touchstone Advisors, Inc.;1 Touchstone Securities, Inc.;2 W&S Brokerage Services, Inc.;2 and W&S Financial Group Distributors, Inc. More information on the Western & Southern family of companies. Western & Southern is the title sponsor of six major community events every year, including the Western & Southern Open, a premier event in the U.S. Open Series played each August by the world’s top-ranked professional male and female tennis players.

1 A registered investment advisor.
2 A registered broker-dealer and member FINRA/SIPC.
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