NEW YORK--()--Thomas G. Kies, Executive Vice President of American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC (AST), was honored by HeartShare Human Services of New York (HeartShare) with The George A. Cincotta Community Service Award. Dedicated to improving the lives of people in need of special services, HeartShare is a non-profit organization that has been serving the New York City community for almost 100 years.
“I am honored to be acknowledged by such a great organization and to have the opportunity to witness first-hand the difference these programs have made within the community. The HeartShare volunteers are truly amazing people”
“HeartShare is a very special organization to AST, and I am pleased Tom was honored at the Spring Gala this year,” said Mark C. Healy, President and Chief Executive Officer of AST. “Tom’s involvement in the Brooklyn area embodies AST’s commitment to philanthropy and our mission to give back to our community.”
The annual award acknowledges individuals who demonstrate outstanding professional and personal achievements, in addition to participation in the local community. Kies was honored at the organization’s Spring Gala on March 21, 2013, where he was recognized for his philanthropic leadership and his commitment to the Brooklyn area.
“I am honored to be acknowledged by such a great organization and to have the opportunity to witness first-hand the difference these programs have made within the community. The HeartShare volunteers are truly amazing people,” said Kies.
Founded in 1914, HeartShare’s outreach programs promote self-sufficiency and responsibility, and serve more than 25,000 people throughout New York City annually. Each year at its Spring Gala, HeartShare recognizes the achievements of those who exemplify its ideals and help to further its mission. To learn more about the HeartShare organization, please visit www.heartshare.org.
American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC (AST) and its affiliates in the Link Group network are leading providers of registry services and technology to financial market participants in North America, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, India, South Africa and the United Kingdom. AST and its partner, Canadian Stock Transfer Company Inc. (CST), form the North American division of the Link Group. Together AST and CST provide comprehensive stock transfer and employee plan services to more than 8,000 public issues and over 5.5 million shareholders. The division serves clients located throughout North America and in over 22 foreign countries, ranging in size from initial public offerings to Fortune 100 companies.