In the Community

Crain’s Best Places to Work in NYC

Fortis Lux Financial has been named to Crain’s 2017 Best Places to Work in New York. Our whole life insurance company attended the Crain’s award ceremony and won the 2017 Best Idea contest.

Fortis Lux Financial - in the community

Toys for Tots

Our firm always does our part for the holiday season to put a smile on a child’s face each year. Our staff regularly donates to the Toys for Tots foundation.

Fortis Lux Financial - in the community

Making Strides against Breast Cancer

Fortis Lux Financial makes strides every October to support Breast Cancer Awareness, celebrating all of the survivors and those who are still fighting.

Fortis Lux Financial - in the community

Newtown Youth Wrestling Association

Our whole life insurance company helped to power the Newtown Youth Wrestlers through their most significant moment by supporting their annual tournament.

Junior Achievement of New York

Financial Advisor, Kenneth Gross, is involved with numerous activities that support the Junior Achievement of New York. Volunteer teaching high school students and fundraising for the organization provides Kenneth with the means to give back to the community in a meaningful way.

The Junior Achievement of New York has recognized his work with numerous awards and honorable mentions over the years, including the JA New York Triple Threat Award. He is proud to show continued support to a group that strives to better the financial awareness of our next generation of leaders.

In addition to Ken, Fortis Lux Financial has volunteered their time by educating students at St. Luke’s NYC on financial literacy and entrepreneurship. Check out what volunteers had to say after working with our students:

International Women Entrepreneurial Challenge (IWEC)

Fortis Lux Financial has always supported business owners by sponsoring the IWEC Awards & Conference to celebrate global success in female entrepreneurship.

Fortis Lux Financial - in the community

Boys and Girls Club of Harlem

Fortis Lux’s Director of Financial Planning, Matt DelPriore, adds significant value to his surrounding community. Matt is a part of the Financial Planning Association Pro Bono Committee. He delivers presentations to domestic violence victims and assists with one-on-one counseling. He also volunteers his time at the Boys and Girls Club of Harlem.

American Corporate Partners (ACP) for Veterans Senior Investments

Senior Investment Advisor, Michael Luftman, is a volunteer mentor at American Corporate Partners (ACP) for Veterans. ACP’s Mentoring Program connects post-9/11 veterans (Protégés) with corporate professionals (Mentors) for yearlong, customized mentorships. ACP assists veterans on their path towards fulfilling, long-term careers.

The ManKind Project

Financial Planner, Martin Cowart, exhibits his compassionate personality serving a variety of leadership and educational organizations. Martin serves on the board of directors for the Children’s Art Guild, an organization that helps children transcend limiting expectations and explore and develop their authentic selves through creativity education. Creativity education is instrumental in assisting children to become creative problem solvers, to build self-regard, and to feel empowered to take on the world.

Martin is a Co-Leader Candidate with The ManKind Project, an international non-profit training and educational organization, hosting over three decades of life-changing experiential personal development programs for men. We believe that emotionally mature, powerful, compassionate, and purpose-driven men will heal our society’s deepest wounds. Martin enjoys weekends leading their flagship training, The New Warrior Training Adventure, around the world.