Published : Friday, July 1, 2016 | 12:06 PM
The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease, honored several leading volunteers for their significant accomplishments and outstanding service at its annual Awards Luncheon in Dallas in June.
The honorees included Carl Rafiepour, MBA, senior vice president of investments with UBS Financial Services in Pasadena, California, who received the Morgan Stark Memorial Award. The award recognizes an individual who has been an outstanding steward of AHA resources and a leader in the areas of human resources, finances or operations within the organization. Rafiepour has contributed more than three decades of experience in wealth management to help the association diversify its investment portfolio while reducing administrative costs.
The American Heart Association (AHA) is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – America’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The AHA is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call your local AHA at (213) 291-7080 or visit www.heart.org/losangeles.