Local Leader Recognized for Helping Raise More Than $70 Million
IMA of Texas President Steve Waldman receives Corporate Citizenship Award for Leadership Excellence
IMA, Inc., a national leader in insurance and employee benefits, announced today IMA Texas President Steve Waldman has been recognized by D CEO Magazine’s Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards for Leadership Excellence. The inaugural award received more than 300 nominations and recognized winners in 11 different categories.
“Our community can benefit from strong leaders, and I want to pay it forward,” Waldman said. “I think we are sent here for a purpose and that we all have an obligation to make the world a better place.”
Waldman was recognized by the publication for his many community efforts, including his work helping raise more than $70 million for a capital campaign benefiting the Dallas Holocaust Museum Center for Education and Tolerance. With an estimated 900 hours of volunteer leadership, Waldman’s support to the museum will help empower the organization to double its annual visitor attendance and mission impact, which changes attitudes and dismisses prejudices.
Outside of his commitments to the Dallas Holocaust Museum, Waldman has also given his time to the Dallas Jewish Community Center, Texas Friends of Rabin Medical Center, the Congregation Shearith Israel and the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas. He has also participated with the Lone Star Chapter of the National MS Society.
At IMA of Dallas, which employs nearly 100 associates locally, he’s made community involvement part of the company’s DNA, exemplified most recently when 584 service hours were donated to the Dallas Zoo.
“I’m honored to be an inaugural recipient of D CEO Magazine’s Corporate Citizenship Awards,” Waldman said. “I would encourage everyone to find a cause they believe in and volunteer.”