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JA Business Hall of Fame 2023

Junior Achievement logo with business hall of fame wording

Event Completed!

When: Thursday, May 18, 2023
Where: Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis
Time: 6:00 PM CT
The JA Business Hall of Fame was established to recognize icons of commerce and industry. The criteria for laureate selection include a demonstration of business excellence, courageous thinking and acting, inspired leadership and community mindedness. These icons of business are exemplary role models for future generations. At our 2023 event, we will induct our laureates during an exciting recognition program. This event is dedicated to celebrating inspirational leaders and supporting the important mission of JA - to create leaders of tomorrow.

6:00 pm | Reception
7:00 pm | Dinner & Program
9:00 pm | Program concludes & Dessert Reception

2023 Laureates

Image of Ron Kruszewski

Ron Kruszewski

Chairman & CEO Stifel Financial Corp.
Image of Johnny Morris

Johnny Morris

Founder & CEO Bass Pro Shops

2023 Event Chair

Image of Bob Chapman

Bob Chapman

Chairman of the Board and CEO Barry-Wehmiller


Presenting Sponsors

Logo for Dennis M Jones Family Foundation

Achievement Investor Sponsors

Logo for David and Lelia Farr
Logo for Jim and Erin Runnels
Logo for Michael and Quirsis Riney Family Foundation
Logo for Mike and Debby Deniszczuk
Logo for Rodger and Paula Riney

Event Sponsors

Logo for Barry-Wehmiller
Logo for Edward Jones

Platinum Sponsors

Enterprise Holdings
Ernst & Young

Gold Sponsors

Charles Schwab
Commerce Bank
Fifth Third Bank
First Bank
Gene And Cindy Morgenthaler
Kim & Rodney Barr
Washington University
Waterway Carwash

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Sponsorships for these events are critical for Junior Achievement to continue providing life-changing programs to students in our community. These programs are delivered at no cost to students. You can make a difference in the lives of these students by participating in this world-class event! Contact us to get more information on how to sponsor a JA Event!

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