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Group 1001 Includes Women Employees’ Names on Race Cars in Honor of Women’s History Month

Group 1001, a leading financial services company, is off to the races to recognize and honor women employees and financial advisors during Women’s History Month in March.

To celebrate women working for Group 1001, more than 450 woman employees’ names will be included Sunday, March 10 on two Group 1001 company race cars. At the 2024 Shriners Children’s 500, a NASCAR Cup Series race in Avondale, Arizona, Corey LaJoie will drive the No. 7 Group 1001 Camaro while at the 2024 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg presented by RP Funding, the NTT INDYCAR SERIES season opener in St. Petersburg, Florida, Colton Herta will drive the No. 26 Gainbridge Honda.

Additionally, the names of a select group of women in financial services will be featured on the hood of Carson Hocevar’s No. 77 Delaware Life Chevrolet at Phoenix Raceway. Delaware Life is a Group 1001 company.

"We are proud to celebrate the remarkable women in financial services who drive positive change and empower their clients every day. Their dedication and expertise are invaluable, and we are honored to feature their names on the No. 77 car driven by Carson Hocevar, showcasing our appreciation and support for their important contributions,” said President and CEO of Delaware Life Marketing Colin Lake.

At its headquarters in Zionsville, Ind., Group 1001 will celebrate Women’s History Month by giving away tote bags featuring the names of women employees and hosting a Dress for Success clothing drive. On March 21, Group 1001 and EVERFI – a leader in powering social impact through education – will host a virtual career panel celebrating women in sports. The panel will feature guests and partners of Group 1001 who will speak about their experiences working in the sports industry while addressing common barriers that exist for women in the workforce.

These actions are an extension of the impactful work Group 1001 is doing to foster a company culture of diversity, gender equity, inclusion, and innovation.

“Across all departments and at all levels, we strive to showcase the power of women in our company and give them platforms to keep achieving greatness,” said Chief Human Resources Officer Vicki Lindamood. “We embrace equity through our workplace commitments, in our products and services, and through our partnerships and sponsorships.”

With a commitment to service and community transformation, Group 1001 supports education and sports initiatives that improve lives. Since 2022, Group 1001 has been a majority stakeholder in Parity, a brand platform committed to closing the gender income and opportunity gap in professional sports. Currently, 48 percent of Group 1001’s sponsorship dollars support women’s sports.

About Group 1001

Group 1001 is a collective that empowers companies to create positive growth. Our insurance and annuities are easy to understand and accessible to all. Our online investing platform gives individuals control over their savings. Our technology and innovation help companies succeed. And our strategic partnerships bring people together through education and sports.

As of September 30, 2023, Group 1001 had more than 1,200 employees and combined assets under management of $59.8 billion, serving more than 950,000 customers. It comprises the following brands: Delaware Life, Gainbridge®, Clear Spring Health, Clear Spring Property and Casualty Group, Clear Spring Life, and RVI Group, among others.

About Delaware Life Insurance Company

Delaware Life is an annuity company that empowers financial professionals with a wide array of customizable solutions. A subsidiary of Group 1001, we were born out of the advisor industry, and we understand how important it is to find the right fit for every client, every situation, and every individual need. We’re passionate about equipping you with annuities that give your customers peace of mind and a successful future—allowing them to plan with confidence for whatever’s next.

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