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Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), also known by its primary subsidiary The Prudential Insurance Company of America, is a Fortune Global 500 and Fortune 500 company whose subsidiaries provide insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services to both retail and institutional customers throughout the United States and in over 30 other countries. Principal products and services provided include life insurance, annuities, mutual funds, pension- and retirement-related investments, administration and asset management, securities brokerage services, and commercial and residential real estate in many states of the U.S. It provides these products and services to individual and institutional customers through distribution networks in the financial services industry. Prudential has operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America and has organized its principal operations into the Financial Services Businesses and the Closed Block Business.

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As Marriott International has grown to be a leading lodging company with nearly 3,700 properties and 18 brands in 72 countries and territories worldwide, we remain grounded in a set of core values: put people first, pursue excellence, embrace change, act with integrity and serve our world. Our relentless focus on innovation and action fuel the way we do business. With the most powerful brand portfolio in the world, we set the bar for the hospitality industry.

Yet our strength lies in more than just a business model. It’s our unique and storied heritage–a way of doing business–that enriches relationships and instills a passion for who we are. Together, we are opening doors of opportunity…for our guests, owners and franchisees, and associates.

 

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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is an American multinational diversified financial services company with operations around the world. Wells Fargo is the fourth largest bank in the U.S. by assets and the largest bank by market capitalization. Wells Fargo is the second largest bank in deposits, home mortgage servicing, and debit cards. In 2011, Wells Fargo was the 23rd largest company in the United States. Wells Fargo is headquartered in San Francisco, California, but has major “hubquarters” in other cities throughout the country. In 2007 it was the only bank in the United States to be rated AAA by S&P. The firm’s primary U.S. operating subsidiary is national bank Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., which designates its main office as Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Wells Fargo in its present form is a result of an acquisition of San Francisco-based Wells Fargo & Company by Minneapolis-based Norwest Corporation in 1998 and the subsequent 2008 acquisition of Charlotte-based Wachovia.  In 2012, Wells Fargo had more than 9,000 retail branches and 12,198 automated teller machines in 39 states and the District of Columbia. It has over 270,000 employees and over 70 million customers.

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The New York Life Insurance Company (NYLIC) is one of the largest mutual life-insurance companies in the United States, and one of the largest life insurers in the world, with about $287 billion in total assets under management, and more than $15 billion in surplus and AVR.[2] The company ranks #71 on the 2011 Fortune 100 list, making it the highest privately held insurance company on that list. In 2007, NYLIC achieved the best possible ratings by the four independent rating companies (Standard & Poor’s, AM Best, Moody’s and Fitch). In June 2009, the same four rating companies reaffirmed New York Life’s “superior” financial strength, which became a selling point in national TV ad campaigns that same year. The company is now one of only three life insurers to hold the highest ratings currently awarded to any life insurer by all four rating agencies (Moody’s: Aaa, A.M. Best: A++. Standards & Poor’s: AA+, Fitch: AAA. All of these are for financial strength. ). Other New York Life affiliates provide an array of securities products and services, as well as institutional and retailmutual funds.

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Accenture is one of the world’s leading organizations providing management consulting, technology and outsourcing services, with approximately 275,000 employees; offices and operations in more than 200 cities in 54 countries; and net revenues of $28.6 billion for fiscal 2013. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values, fostering an innovative, collaborative and high-energy work environment. Having a diverse workforce of people with different capabilities, cultures, perspectives, abilities and experiences is inherent to the unique way that we do things at Accenture.

Accenture offers many careers for professionals that are interested in joining strong teams, learning in a dynamic environment and thriving on challenge. Accenture provides an environment where people leverage their skills, talents, experience and interests grow professionally and build rewarding careers.  To learn more,  visit http://www.accenturecareersmobile.com/home/your-life-at-accenture/diversity-and-inclusion/

About Accenture

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Limited Brands (formerly known as The Limited Inc.) is an American fashion retailer based in Columbus, Ohio. Due to success of Flagships Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works, Limited Brands posted $10.36 Billion in revenue in 2011. Listed as #256 in Forbes annual Fortune 500 list of top companies.

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Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. is an American technology consulting firm headquartered in Tysons Corner, Fairfax County, Virginia in Greater Washington DC, with 80 other offices throughout the United States. Services includes strategic planning, human capital and learning, communications, operational improvement, information technology work, systems engineering, organizational change efforts, modeling and simulation, program management, assurance and resilience, and economic business analysis. Founded in 1914 by Edwin G. Booz, it is one of the oldest management consulting firms in the world. As of 2013, 99% of the company’s revenue comes from the Federal government. It has been ranked by Vault from 11th to 4th best consulting company worldwide on a number of criteria, including prestige and quality (2012), the 9th best consulting firms to work for by Consulting Magazine (2011) and the 16th in its listing of industry leaders in the government sector by Bloomberg Government (2012, based on 2011 data).

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Pfizer, Inc.  is an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City, and with its research headquarters in Groton, Connecticut, United States. It is the world’s largest pharmaceutical company by revenues. Pfizer was founded by cousins Charles Pfizer and Charles Erhart in New York City in 1849 as a manufacturer of fine chemicals. Pfizer’s discovery ofTerramycin (oxytetracycline) in 1950 put it on a path towards becoming a research-based pharmaceutical company. Pfizer has made numerous acquisitions, including of Warner–Lambert in 2000, Pharmacia in 2003 and Wyeth in 2009, the latter acquired for US$68 billion.  Pfizer is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and its shares have been a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average since April 8, 2004.

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JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is an American multinational banking corporation of securities, investments and retail. It is the largest bank in the United States by assets. It is a major provider of financial services, with assets of $2 trillion and according to Forbes magazine is the world’s second largest public company based on a composite ranking. The hedge fund unit of JPMorgan Chase is one of the largest hedge funds in the United States. It was formed in 2000, when Chase Manhattan Corporation merged with J.P. Morgan & Co. JPMorgan Chase is one of the Big Four banks of the United States.  According to Bloomberg, as of October 2011 JPMorgan Chase surpassed Bank of America as the largest U.S. bank by assets. Through its predecessor, the Bank of the Manhattan Company, it is the 22nd oldest bank in the world.

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Hugo Boss currently has at least 6,102 points of sale in 110 countries. Hugo Boss AG directly owns over 364 retail stores with over 1,000 stores and shops owned by franchisees. There are two core brands, BOSS and HUGO:

Boss Black: Modern classic clothing which is more widely distributed than other lines, and has the broadest product range. Boss Orange: Originally quirky styling, with bohemian influences, this line was relaunched in 2010 as denim based casual wear. Boss Selection: Higher priced clothing aimed at a more mature market, with emphasis on English tailoring styles. Boss Green:  Previously known as Boss Sport, was relaunched in 2003 as a golf-style active wear collection; and Hugo:  Fashion forward styling, with a more European look.

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The Network Journal is a monthly print and online business magazine for Black professionals and business owners. TNJ was founded in 1993, and is dedicated to educating and empowering its readers by: 1) providing news and commentary on issues that affect the growth of business and the advancement of professionals in the workplace; and 2) featuring successful entrepreneurs and professionals who offer insights on business- and career-building strategies; 3) highlighting business and career trends in key industries; and 4)providing information on valuable resources in the government, corporate and non-for-profit sectors.

Each issue of TNJ also contains articles on technology, health, personal finance and entertainment.
In addition to the magazine, TNJ hosts two signature event that honor professionals in the business world through its: 25 Influential Black Women in Business Luncheon (March); and the 40 Under Forty Achievement Awards Dinner (June).

The growing success of The Network Journal can be witnessed through the many awards it has received from prominent local organizations. It has been honored by: the U. S. Small Business Administration for its “outstanding commitment to America’s small business,”; the National Minority Business Council, Inc., for “outstanding performance in media communications to the minority community,”; and by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency for “Outstanding Commitment and Positive Contribution to the MBE Community.” It has been featured on CNN and Fox Television Network, and has been profiled in The Daily News, Diaspora Magazine and several other publications.