Deborah A. Hays Honored by American Heart Association

Deborah Hays (right) has received the 2016 “Heart of South Jersey” Award

Deborah A. Hays, a Partner in Archer’s Haddonfield office, recently received the American Heart Association’s Southern New Jersey Go Red For Women “Heart of South Jersey” Award. The “Heart of South Jersey” Award celebrates individuals and/or organizations making sustained, unique or extraordinary efforts to improve the community by supporting and advancing women’s issues and promoting a healthy lifestyle for all.

Ms. Hays is actively involved in many business and community organizations, including the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. She has served as a member of the American Heart Association’s Regional Board of Director’s for more than 10 years, and helped plan the Inaugural Southern New Jersey Go Red For Women Luncheon. Ms. Hays is a member of the Southern New Jersey Go Red For Women Executive Committee. She also serves as a member of the Board and General Counsel for the South Jersey Chamber of Commerce, Chair of the Board of Directors for the Entrepreneurs’ Forum of Southern New Jersey, and previously spent more than 20 years volunteering in various positions with the Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey.    

The “Heart of South Jersey” Award was presented to Ms. Hays at this year’s Southern New Jersey Go Red For Women Luncheon. The Go Red Luncheon is an annual event where women and men dedicated to making an impact in their community come together to raise awareness, educate and fundraise to fight heart disease and stroke.

Ms. Hays focuses her practice on business transactions and she has more than 25 years experience representing established companies and financial institutions, from small, local businesses to large international corporations (both privately-held and public), as well as start-up and development stage enterprises.  She has particular expertise in the areas of business financing, securities offerings and compliance, director advisory services, mergers and acquisitions, and technology transfer and licensing.

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