San Diego, CA, July 14, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Robert Gaan, a Christopher Weil & Company Managing Director and volunteer for the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory, received Honorable Mention for philanthropic excellence in the ninth annual Invest in Others Community Leadership Awards.
The Invest in Others Charitable Foundation established the Community Leadership Awards to recognize the philanthropic achievements of financial advisors and financial services firms in communities across the country and around the world.
Financial advisors are nominated by their peers for actively giving back to non-profits to improve their communities and make a difference in the lives of others. Hundreds of inspirational nominations for the Community Leadership Awards were received this year and reviewed by a diverse panel of leaders in the financial services industry. Those earning Honorable Mention were selected based on their leadership, dedication, contribution, inspiration, and impact on a non-profit and the community it serves.
The San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory SDYS) nominated Rob Gaan for the Invest in Others Community Service Awards for his extraordinary commitment and contributions during his 10-year tenure as a member of our Board of Directors. He has been credited with skillfully guiding SDYS’ Board through a transformation that broadened its mission to ensure students of all ethnicities and socio-economic circumstances have access to quality music education and successfully raised the visibility and impact of the organization.
The annual Invest in Others Community Leadership Awards Gala, a premier event attended by over 400 financial advisors and financial services executives, is September 30, 2015 in New York City. Awards will be presented in the following categories: Catalyst, Community Service, Global Community Impact, Volunteer of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, and Corporate Philanthropy.
About the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation
The Invest in Others Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded by the financial services industry to amplify the charitable work of financial advisors and the institutions they work for. To realize our goals, we recognize philanthropy, inspire volunteerism, and educate the investing public about the positive impact made by advisors and their firms in their communities. Today, Invest in Others is the premier non-profit that objectively recognizes philanthropic achievement and facilitates charitable involvement through meaningful programs and events. For more information, visit www.investinothers.org.