MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alumna Abbey Bennett was recently promoted to associate team lead at SS&C Advent, manager of the platform, Black Diamond. For her accomplishments and strong sense of service to her community, Bennett was named Faulkner’s College of Business’ Young Alumni of the Year for the 2019 Marketplace Faith Friday Forums.

SS&C Advent is an innovative financial software company whose premier product is Black Diamond reporting software. Bennett is a part of the team who provides service to a financial advisor network by offering day technology solutions.

She previously served as one of the company’s data analysts.

In a recent news release, SS&C Advent celebrated with Black Diamond platform on management of its $1 trillion in assets milestone and currently works with more than 1,400 clients.

This year, Bennett shared with students how Faulkner prepared her for today’s world of business and how she measures success.

“One of my beliefs is that innovation drives today’s success in all facets of life and that innovation is best backed with confidence and trust,” she said. “Success, to me, is not only driven by hard work and determination, although those are both huge factors. It’s driven by how you value and treat others. It’s having unconditional love for those around you and really caring for them.”

She earned a B.S. in business administration while at Faulkner. She played on the Women’s Eagles golf team and earned an All American Team award. She was inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma and was part of “Who’s Who Among College Students in American Universities.” She also won the Musco Lighting Champions of Character Award and served as her social club president in her senior year.

After graduating from college, she was selected to be a part of the global rotational program at Deutsche Bank. Upon completion of the program she took on a full time role as an analyst. Soon after, she became a senior analyst on the team and developed the leadership skills that has propelled her into her current role.

On the side, Abbey and her husband own and operation a screen printing company. She handles the marketing and event looking and helps with hands on printing when needed.

About Faulkner

Faulkner University is a private, Christian liberal arts university based in Montgomery, Alabama. With a mission to provide an education anchored not only by intellect but also character and service, the Faulkner experience aims to educate the whole person. Serving both traditional and non-traditional students, the university is home to six colleges: the Alabama Christian College of Arts and Sciences, the Harris College of Business and Executive Education, the V.P. Black College of Biblical Studies, the College of Education, Faulkner Law and the College of Health Sciences. In addition to its main campus in Montgomery, Faulkner operates extension campuses in Birmingham, Huntsville and Mobile along with online degree programs.

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