BRYN MAWR, Pa., Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eileen C. McDonnell, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, (Horsham, PA) has been named The American College of Financial Services' 2015 Huebner Gold Medal recipient in recognition of her leadership and accomplishments within the financial services industry. Awarded annually since 1975, the Huebner Gold Medal is the highest honor bestowed by The College. Robert R. Johnson, PhD, CFA®, CAIA®, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present the Huebner Gold Medal to Eileen McDonnell during the annual black-tie President's Dinner on November 20, 2015. The President's Dinner will be held at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
"Eileen has been an advocate for continuing education and an outstanding industry leader for many years. She was instrumental in creating educational content and programming as the first holder of the State Farm Chair in Women and Financial Services at The College. She was also a faculty member of The College's Master of Science in Management graduate program, and was instrumental in establishing The College's Maurice L. Stewart Lectureship. Later in 2012, Eileen championed the creation of the Penn Mutual Center for Veteran Affairs which provides scholarships to veterans or their spouses who pursue a designation or degrees at The College," said Johnson. "This honor demonstrates the high regard in which Eileen is held."
The Huebner Gold Medal is named for Dr. Solomon S. Huebner, founder of The American College. It honors the special individuals whose support of The College and its programs, and whose dedication to education and professionalism, have been of particular meaning to the mission and progress of the institution. Eileen C. McDonnell will be the 70th recipient of the Huebner Gold Medal.
About The American College of Financial Services
The American College is the nation's largest non-profit educational institution devoted to financial services. Holding the highest level of academic accreditation, The College has served as a valued business partner to banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies and others since 1927. The American College's faculty represents some of the financial services industry's foremost thought leaders. For more information, visit TheAmericanCollege.edu.
SOURCE The American College