In this prestigious event, Junior Achievement will be honoring influential, visionary leaders (individual or organizations) from the business community that have made a significant impact, created new opportunities, and elevated the educational landscape for youth in their communities in regards to financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-readiness.
Business peers recently selected four outstanding Alaska business leaders to join the Alaska Business Hall of Fame - John Binkley - Alaska Cruise Association, Rick Morrison - Morrison Auto Group, Richard Strutz - Wells Fargo, and Connie Yoshimura - DWELL Realty.
The induction ceremony into the Alaska Business Hall of Fame will be held Jan. 24, 2019 at the Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center. Junior Achievement of Alaska, Inc. and Alaska Business Monthly are the Title sponsors of this event. Alaska Business Monthly will feature an interview and biography of each of the Laureates in the January 2019 edition.
In 1987, Junior Achievement of Alaska, Inc. began the Alaska Business Hall of Fame to honor outstanding individuals of Alaskan business. Since then, the Hall of Fame has become one of the state's most prestigious events, inducting new Laureates on an annual basis.
"This class joins a group of more than 100 Hall of Fame Laureates exemplifying the rich diversity of Alaska in terms of geographical regions, business and industrial heritage, and cultures. In essence, the Laureates represent the foundation upon which the state of Alaska is built and continues to grow." Ret. Gen. Mark Hamilton, Hall of Fame 2019 Emcee
The 32nd annual celebration includes:
The evening will also include a special recognition of the many past inductees who will be in attendance. Individual tickets are $150, with limited sponsorship opportunities available. Please email Flora Teo or call 907-344-0101 for more information.
All proceeds benefit Junior Achievement of Alaska's statewide K-12 economic education programs, benefiting 14,000 students in 53 Alaskan communities on an annual basis.
Please Visit Our Website to Nominate a 2020 Laureate, discover past Laureates or to learn more about Junior Achievement of Alaska.