Gina Rieke, assistant manager of Prudential-Bache Securities in Salt Lake City, has received the Prudential Pacesetters regional award for her volunteer activities with Utah Children, a statewide non-profit child advocacy organization founded in 1985.

William E. Brooks, vice president of the Prudential Insurance Co. of America, recognized Rieke's "exemplary volunteer activity as a founder, board member and financial consultant to Utah Children." The award results in a $3,000 contribution to Utah Children from the Prudential Foundation.In addition to her work with Utah Children, Rieke has held leadership positions with the League of Women Voters, is president of the Salt Lake Exchange Club and is chairwoman of the Critical Issue Committee of the Salt Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.