Tim Haahs Wins 2016 Solas Award at Welcoming Center
BTS Board member, Tim Haahs receives the 2016 Solas Award for “Realizing the American Dream”, which highlights his contribution in the workplace in the global economy. “Tim Haahs, a Korean immigrant and President and CEO of Timothy Haahs & Associates, a professional engineering firm he founded in 1994, has created economic opportunities for others and has enhanced the profile of immigrants as innovators.”
Since 2003, the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians has connected more than 14,000 individuals from 140 countries with economic opportunities. The Center encourages regional economic growth by connecting local companies with skilled global talent and by helping immigrant and U.S. born entrepreneurs to start and expand businesses. The Solas Awards bring together key community leaders in the civic and business arenas, and demonstrate support for Philadelphia’s growing global population. Other award winners that evening are: Mayor Jim Kenney and Dan Hilferty, along with the Independence Blue Cross company.
Join us as BTS congratulates Tim Haahs on this well-deserved award.