Jenkintown, Pennsylvania (November 9, 2018) – Pitcairn, the leading family office specializing in helping ultra-high net worth families navigate the challenges and opportunities created by the interplay of family and financial dynamics, is pleased to announce that President & CEO Leslie Voth won the award for Large Multi-Family Office Executive at the 2018 Family Wealth Alliance Best in Industry Awards. The winners were announced at The Alliance Anniversary Awards Gala as part of the organization’s annual Fall Forum at the Union League Club in Chicago on October 17, 2018.
“Every day, I get to work alongside a team that shares my passion for finding new and superior ways to create better outcomes for the families we serve,” Voth said. “This award is a testament to all of their hard work and great ideas. I’m honored to be recognized, especially among such talented and innovative leaders in our industry.”
In addition to winning the award for Large Multi-Family Office Executive, Pitcairn was a finalist in the Large Multi-family Office (Firm) category, and CIO Rick Pitcairn was shortlisted in the Thought Leadership category. Finalists and winners were nominated by fellow industry professionals.
Members of the Pitcairn team attended the Alliance Awards Gala (From left to right: Managing Director Andy Busser, CFO Eric Gaul, CEO Leslie Voth, CIO Rick Pitcairn, & Personal Financial Manager David Slover.)“We received more than 100 nominations for this year’s awards, and our judges had an extremely difficult time choosing the category winners,” commented Thomas R. Livergood, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Family Wealth Alliance. He added, “each finalist deserved to win, as the businesses represented were truly best in class in so many ways.” The judge’s panel was led by Jamie McLaughlin, CEO of J.H. McLaughlin & Co., and Nancy Ann Akeson, President of Total Personal Services Administrative Group.
During the Fall Forum, leadership from Pitcairn delivered a presentation on the Pitcairn employee experience, and Rick Pitcairn moderated a panel on global market opportunities. Pitcairn is frequently shortlisted and awarded industry recognition. Earlier this year, the company won Best Multi-Family Office (Client Initiative) and Leslie Voth won the award for Women in Wealth Management (Individual – Wealth Management Organizations) at the Family Wealth Report Awards 2018.