While senior vice president of UBS/PaineWebber, Inc., Ralph W. Voorhees was named to the prestigious PaineWebber Chairman’s Club and selected by Registered Representative magazine as one of 20 outstanding brokers of 1983. After 45 years in the brokerage business, he retired in 2001. His community memberships included chair of the Comprehensive Educational Training Council, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, and New Brunswick Cultural Center, and president of the United Way of Central New Jersey. He also chaired the Rutgers University Foundation Board of Overseers, served on the President’s Council Fundraising Committee, and co-chaired the 25th Anniversary of the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum. For his dedication to Rutgers, the Rutgers Alumni Association named him a Loyal Son in 1984, and he was honored by the Rutgers University Alumni Federation with a Meritorious Service Award in 1994. Additional awards include Outstanding Volunteer of the Year from the New Jersey chapter of the National Society of Fundraising Executives, the Torch of Liberty Award for Community Service from the B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation League, and the Distinguished Service award from the Melvyn H. Motolinsky Research Foundation.
Ralph W. Voorhees
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