Wall Street 50 - 2012

Long Anne

Annemarie V. Long/NFP

Annemarie Long is president of NFP Life, a financial services distribution company based in Austin, Texas. Anne is a nationally recognized business strategist, specializing in revenue growth strategies for the distribution of insurance and financial services products. Prior to NFP, Anne worked for Merrill Lynch and John Hancock (formerly Manulife Financial). Anne attended Temple University where she earned a B.A. in political science and her master’s in public administration.

Born in Philadelphia to an Irish woman from Co. Carlow, Anne was adopted by Larry and Bonnie Long, who helped foster a love of her Irish heritage. She says, “What my Irish heritage means to me is to live with optimism and to see the possibilities, not the obstacles! Just as my birth mother came to this country in search of more opportunities and had to overcome adversity, I too always look for what is possible in life.” Anne is a strong supporter of The Women’s Sports Foundation, Meals on Wheels and Safeplace, a shelter for women and children. She lives in Austin, TX, and is a member of the Austin Celtic Association.