Franklin Templeton's Tom Deane, Recognized by Firm's Charity Partner As a 2021 Volunteer of the Year. | News Direct

Franklin Templeton's Tom Deane, Recognized by Firm's Charity Partner As a 2021 Volunteer of the Year.

News release by Franklin Templeton

facebook icon linkedin icon twitter icon pinterest icon email icon Northampton, MA | August 16, 2021 12:01 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Congratulations to Franklin Templeton’s Tom Deane, who was recognized by Junior Achievement of Northern California (JA) as a 2021 Volunteer of the Year. The award recognizes contributions made to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

Junior Achievement is a key global charity partner of Franklin Templeton. Employee volunteers across the country help deliver JA curriculum to provide innovative, hands-on work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy education to students.

Deane, along with other volunteers and educators, was honored at the JA Virtual Hall of Fame event in June.

This is how Deane describes his experience with the organization: “I began participating over 10 years ago in JA Job Shadows hosted by my company, and I have coordinated them annually since 2014, including last year’s first virtual event. I love seeing students learning about the investment management business, receiving good advice on practical steps they can begin taking now to prepare for their future education and careers, and spending time with professionals in careers for which they have indicated a preference to pursue. I enjoy observing similar benefits for students that have participated in the JA Virtual Career Speaker Series events that we hosted last year and this year.”

“Junior Achievement volunteers and educators help build communities by empowering the next generation’s success,” said JA Northern California Board Chair Adrian Dimech, VP Field Operations – West at AT&T.

Franklin Templeton extends its sincere thanks to Tom and other employee volunteers for sharing theiryour time and talents with yourin the community.

About Junior Achievement of Northern California

Junior Achievement’s mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Locally, JA connects students, educators, and business professionals together to build quality partnerships that empower young people to own their economic success by becoming financially literate, workforce ready, and equipped with entrepreneurial skills. Each year, JA serves 90,000 students agency-wide in experiential, hands-on learning that enable them to connect their studies in school to real-world business and industry. After participating in JA, students see first-hand how academic success can prepare them for a fruitful and meaningful future. Learn more at

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