The Tony Fireman Achievement Award is the highest honor a shareholder services professional can receive. The award, through which the Association recognizes outstanding achievements in the securities industry and shareholder services, is named for Anthony F. Fireman, a long-time member and former President of the Association. This is a very special award. It will not be granted every year. It will be presented by the SSA only when, in the opinion of the board, a significant contribution to the industry, either by an individual, a group of individuals or an organization, merits special recognition. Recipients need not be SSA members. Nominations, which should summarize the candidate's contributions to the shareholder services industry, may be emailed to Ellen Philip.
Distinguished recipients of the award, which was first presented in 2007, are: