American Portfolios Financial Services Hosts 2017 Virtual Enterprises International Business Plan Competition

HOLBROOK, NY–(Marketwired – March 15, 2017) – American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS), a privately-held, independent broker/dealer that services financial advisors across the country, hosted the finals for the seventh annual Long Island Virtual Enterprises International (VEI) Business Plan Competition on March 1, 2017.Students from eight VEI-participating high schools located throughout Long Island convened at the APFS headquarters in Holbrook, N.Y., to present their virtual business plans to a panel of judges. VEI is a non-profit organization that offers in-school experiential learning programs for high school students to form entrepreneurial, start-up businesses within a live global simulated setting.”Every year, American Portfolios looks forward to ushering in a new wave of promising, young entrepreneurs,” says APFS CEO Lon T. Dolber on the importance of supporting educational organizations that promote business leadership. “We’ve been working closely with VEI since 2014, and that relationship has proven to be mutually beneficial on many levels. Holding this competition at our home office provides students with the backdrop of a true corporate experience. At the same time, our employees and investment professionals have found the judging experience to be very rewarding.”

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