Heptig Named to LIBN 50 Most Influential Women ListOctober 20, 2016 |
Katherine A. Heptig has been named among Long Island’s 50 Most Influential Women by the Long Island Business News. Launched in 2000, the Top 50 Program honors the Island’s premier professional women for their exceptional accomplishments, business acumen, mentoring and charitable and community involvement. The honorees represent the most influential women in business, government, education and not for profit fields.
Kate is a Partner in Rivkin Radler’s Corporate Practice Group, where she counsels clients in tax law, corporate and partnership matters, executive compensation and employee benefits issues. She also advises not-for-profit corporations regarding formation, incorporation, securing tax-exempt status, ongoing operational issues and corporate governance.
Kate is Chair of the Corporations, Banking and Securities Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association.
Making it a priority to give back to her community, Kate is actively involved as a volunteer and member of the board of directors of Girls on the Run Long Island, a chapter of Girls on the Run, International. The organization is a 501(c)3 youth development program for girls in 3rd through 8th grade that uses trained volunteer coaches to deliver a curriculum promoting physical, mental, social and spiritual health outcomes. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment, while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness. The organization has a network of 200 councils across the United States and Canada.
She is also a member of the Board of Trustees and the Governance Committee of the Cradle of Aviation Museum, home to one of the world’s most outstanding and diverse aerospace collections, where she performs pro bono legal work and recruits new board members.
Additionally, Kate is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board of the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, a member of the Long Island Association’s Young Professionals Committee and a member of the Governing Board of St. Mark’s Nursery School, a nonprofit organization owned and operated by its members.
Kate and her fellow honorees will be recognized at a dinner held at the Crest Hollow Country Club on October 20, 2016.