FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sabrina Soto
ASBO International and Security Benefit Announce New Partnership
Ashburn, VA – September 24, 2020 – The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) is pleased to announce that Security Benefit is the new sponsor of the Emerging Leaders Scholarship program. The program recognizes newer school business professionals and helps them develop into tomorrow’s leaders by strengthening their connection to the profession.
“ASBO International is proud to have Security Benefit—a long-time Strategic Partner—as a sponsor of this invaluable program,” ASBO International Chief Business and Leadership Officer Sabrina Soto says. “Security Benefit recognizes the importance of providing networking and professional development opportunities for new school business leaders as they begin their school business careers.”
Each year, 18 scholarship recipients who have been in the profession for five years or fewer are awarded $2,000 scholarships to cover ASBO International membership dues as well as registration and travel expenses to attend ASBO International’s Annual Conference & Expo. Since 2004, the program has awarded 280 scholarships and continues to grow in recognition and prestige throughout the industry.
“Security Benefit has been an active partner of ASBO International for several years, sponsoring the general session speaker at the ASBO International Conference & Expo,” says Security Benefit Life Insurance Company President Doug Wolff. “We are excited to expand our partnership as the sponsor of the Emerging Leaders Scholarship program. Security Benefit is committed to helping provide school business leaders—new and veteran—with the resources they need to ensure every student receives a quality education.”
Learn more about the Emerging Leaders Scholarship program at www.asbointl.org/Scholarship.
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About ASBO International
Founded in 1910, the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) is a nonprofit organization that, through its members and affiliates, represents approximately 30,000 school business professionals worldwide. ASBO International is committed to providing programs, services, and a global network that promote the highest standards in school business. Its members support student achievement through effective resource management in various areas ranging from finance and operations to food services and transportation. Learn more at asbointl.org.
About Security Benefit
Security Benefit Corporation (“Security Benefit”), through its subsidiary Security Benefit Life Insurance Company, a Kansas-based insurance company that has been in business for 128 years, is a leader in the U.S. retirement market. Security Benefit together with its affiliates offers products in a full range of retirement markets and wealth segments for employers and individuals and held $41.1 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2019. Security Benefit is one of the fastest growing U.S. retirement companies and continues its mission of helping Americans To and Through Retirement®. www.securitybenefit.com