Our Award Winners
Member of the Year
The Member of the Year Award is presented to an outstanding ATO member who has shown tremendous leadership and advancement of the trust industry’s initiatives throughout the past year.
Member of the Year Recipients
2021President & CEO, Allen Trust Company
Stuart B. Allen
2019CEO & Founder, Trust Company of the South
2018Executive Chairman, Cannon Financial Institute
2017President, The Trust Company of Virginia
2016Chief Executive Officer, The Trust Company
2015Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Heritage Wealth Management Company
The Rising Star Award recognizes an emerging leader in the trust industry whose record reflects ongoing and exceptional growth in contribution to the profession and increased levels of leadership and responsibility.
Successful candidates will have not yet reached a senior-level position, but their track record should reflect a strong potential for an appointment at the highest levels of the profession.
Rising Star Recipients
2021Regional Manager, Argent Trust Company
2019Account Manager, Broadridge Financial
E. Deane Kanaly Lifetime Achievement
The E. Deane Kanaly Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to a past or present ATO member that has spent a lifetime promoting and protecting the trust industry.
This individual has gone the extra mile to help others in the industry and ensure the viability of all industry professionals for years to come.