Traders Magazine Online News, December 23, 2016
The Security Traders Association Women in Finance Committee, “STA WIF” introduced that it has partnered with the household of longtime Traders Magazine writer to promote the Ken Heath Award, which in Ken’s reminiscence is meant to honor these males who make a notable contribution to the development of women in finance.
STA WIF is happy to help Donna Brown and Cheryl Lytton-Smith, Ken’s daughters and founders of the Ken Heath Award on this effort. Ken Heath acknowledged the significant platform that afforded him the chance to champion the achievements of women professionals. In 1999, Ken based Women of Wall Street, which by way of its annual publication and awards ceremony honored women with various levels of expertise and years of dedication to the securities business. Excellence in Leadership, Mentors of the Year, Trailblazer and Rising Stars have been just some of the esteemed classes of recognition. Regarded inside the buying and selling group as a real supporter of women in finance, Ken maximized out there assets to determine and promote their contributions and accomplishments. The Ken Heath Award symbolizes Ken’s angle and repair in the direction of the development of profitable, clever and influential women leaders in finance.
About STA Women in Finance
STA WIF operates as a committee underneath STA Inc. STA WIF leverages the established community, assets and values of STA to foster and create a tradition of inclusion for women in finance. STA WIF helps and co-markets with different affiliate women’s organizations inside the finance group. Together we create a stronger presence, promote membership amongst all organizations, and set up a platform for women in finance. STA WIF follows a set of guiding rules, which incorporates the assumption that, the place applicable, males’s views must be thought-about to enhance the probability for fulfillment within the development of women in finance. It is within the spirit of this guideline that STA WIF commends the founding of the Ken Heath Award.
About Ken Heath
Ken Heath serves as a revered instance of the impression one man could make within the lives of many. Those closest to him would describe Ken as one-of-a-kind who left behind a tremendous legacy that may endure for years to come. Ken was widely known for his philanthropy, being deeply dedicated to paying it ahead by way of a lifetime of excellent work, together with Women of Wall Street, the place he was founder, mentor, sponsor and general advocate of this nice trigger. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army and actively engaged in charities such because the American Cancer Society, Wings Over Wall Street, Children of Fallen Patriots and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Prior to his 20 distinguished years at Source Media, Ken held gross sales management roles with distinctive manufacturers similar to Conde Nast/Car & Driver and Nabisco, began a telecommunications enterprise and raced showroom inventory automobiles. Ken was a really cool man.
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