Tim was among the 100 Americans who received the 2016 Ellis Island Medals of Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO). The evening included a ceremony honoring distinguished Americans, Joint Service Color Guard, the West Point Band, performers and dancers in native costumes, and a gala dinner in the historic Ellis Island Great Hall. Past Medalists include six U.S. Presidents, one foreign President, Nobel Prize winners and leaders of industry, education, the arts, sports and government.
Tim is president of Timothy Haahs & Associates, Inc., a Philadelphia based architectural and engineering firm that he founded in 1994, after he was fully recovered from his heart transplant. Tim and his employees live out the company mission statement, “We exist to help those in need,” on a daily basis. The company hosts and attends a variety of events to raise money for several charities and organizations.
Tim is honored to have received such a meaningful award! The Ellis Island Medals of Honor embody the spirit of America in their celebration of patriotism, tolerance, brotherhood and diversity. The medal recognizes individuals who have made it their mission to share with those less fortunate their wealth of knowledge, indomitable courage, boundless compassion, unique talents and selfless generosity; all while maintaining the traditions of their ethnic heritage as they uphold the ideals and spirit of America.
Tim also serves as founding pastor of Calvary Vision Church, vice-chair of the trustees of the Biblical Theological Seminary, and as a board member for JAMA (provides leadership training for youth and empowers them to make a difference), the Philip Jaisohn Foundation (medical and social programs), and the Einstein Healthcare Network. His most recent accomplishment is his bestselling book titled, “P31, Bible Based Business.”