Connie is an inspirational entrepreneur, engineering the restructure of the foundation into what we utilize today. Through his service to improving efficiencies, the foundation has grown from 5 million in assets to 72 million in assets.
Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014
Conrad Siegel Actuaries, delivering comprehensive employee benefits services, is pleased to announce its founder, Conrad “Connie” Siegel, has been honored by The Foundation for Enhancing Communities as the recipient of the second annual Champion of Philanthropy Award.
Selected for his commitment to nonprofit growth and sustainability, Siegel has been a vital asset to The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. Siegel was elected to The Greater Harrisburg Foundation, now The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, in 1987 and was named Chairman of the Board in 1995. Siegel and William L. Lehr, last year’s Champion of Philanthropy honoree, co-authored the current investment and distribution policy and initiated strategic changes that enabled the foundation to grow and adapt swiftly in changing times.
“Connie is an inspirational entrepreneur, engineering the restructure of the foundation into what we utilize today. Through his service to improving efficiencies, the foundation has grown from 5 million in assets to 72 million in assets,” said Janice Black, President and CEO at The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. “Connie consistently demonstrates his dedication to nonprofits and is always willing to share his expertise to benefit these organizations.”
Siegel, the first fully credentialed actuary in Harrisburg, started Conrad Siegel Actuaries in 1963. He focused on providing fee-based services, impartial advice, and excellent customer service. Today, the firm has grown to 100 employees including 30 credentialed actuaries, making it one of the 20 largest actuarial consulting firms in the country.
Additionally, Siegel has worked with and supported many charitable community initiatives including his 13 years as a board member and officer of Harristown and his 50 years as a member of The Rotary Club of Harrisburg including a year as President in 1986 - 1987. In 2012, Siegel was named to the Central Penn Business Journal Hall of Fame for his visionary leadership and deep commitment to the community. He and his wife Gail have also been honored by the Tocqueville Society of the United Way and by the Jewish Family Service for their charitable efforts.
Siegel will be honored as the 2014 Champion of Philanthropy on May 13 at the Whitaker Center for Science & the Arts. Please visit http://www.tfec.org to register for the event. To learn more about Conrad Siegel Actuaries, please visit http://www.conradsiegel.com/.
About Conrad Siegel
Conrad Siegel Actuaries is one of the largest and most respected employee benefits firms in the mid-Atlantic region. Recognized as both an industry leader and a trusted advisor, the firm stands apart by offering unbiased, fee-based services backed by careful attention to detail. Conrad Siegel partners with its clients to offer a comprehensive source for all employee benefit needs. For more information, please visit http://www.conradsiegel.com.
About the Foundation for Enhancing Communities
The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC) is a community foundation which aims to stimulate philanthropy and enhance the quality of life in the community through accumulating, managing, and disbursing financial assets while serving as a catalyst and neutral convener to meet a wide range of community needs in the south central Pennsylvania counties of Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lebanon, and Perry, and also in the Dillsburg area. Regional foundations of TFEC include the Greater Harrisburg Foundation, the Franklin County Foundation, the Mechanicsburg Area Foundation, the Perry County Community Foundation, the Camp Hill Community Foundation, and the Dillsburg Area Foundation. For more information on TFEC, please visit http://www.tfec.org.