Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Welcomes Andrew R. Worthington to Board of Directors

Andrew R. Worthington of Manchester has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the community foundation for Hartford and 28 surrounding communities.

Mr. Worthington’s appointment by the members of the Hartford Foundation’s Board of Directors began July 15, 2015.  Worthington replaces Foundation board member Thea Montañez of Hartford, who stepped down in January, after being named the director of North Hartford Promise Zone.

Mr. Worthington is a partner and Senior Vice President with Long River Advisors, a nine-person wealth management team with UBS Financial Services.    Worthington serves entrepreneurs, professionals, nonprofit institutions and businesses. Prior to joining UBS as a financial advisor in 2004, Worthington worked at Webster Bank and was a founding partner of Knowledge Matters, Inc. the leading developer and publisher of simulation-based business and personal finance curriculums for high schools. The company's simulations have been used by over one million students in over 5,000 high schools. Worthington began his professional career in financial services in 1985 with Connecticut National Bank and its successors.

Worthington has been actively involved in a variety of boards of local organizations, including service as an overseer at the Bushnell Center for Performing Arts, and an officer and Board member of the Estate and Business Planning Council of Hartford. Worthington has been a dynamic supporter of the Hartford Foundation for eight years including serving as a member of its Cultivation Committee, the Latino Endowment Fund, and chairman of its Catalyst Endowment Fund.  He is also a charter member of the Foundation’s new Black Giving Circle.

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving is the community foundation for Hartford and 28 surrounding communities.  In 2015, the Foundation celebrates ninety years of grantmaking in the Greater Hartford region, made possible by the gifts of generous individuals, families and organizations.  It has awarded grants of more than $620 million since its founding in 1925. For more information about the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, visit www.hfpg.org or call 860-548-1888.