JA OF ALASKA Business Hall of Fame
Business peers recently selected four outstanding Alaska business leaders to join the Alaska Business Hall of Fame - Thomas Barrett, President - Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, Robert B. Gillam - Chairman & CEO, McKinley Capital Management, Charles E. "Chuck" Robinson (being honored posthumously) - founder of Alaska Communications, and Robert Penney - Real Estate Development/Investor.
The induction ceremony into the Alaska Business Hall of Fame will be held Jan. 25, 2018 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 2018 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 Laur
eates 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 2018 Emcee
The 31st annual celebration includes a reception be
ginning at 5:30 p.m., dinner and induction ceremony at 6:30 p.m., concluding by 8:30 p.m. 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 call 344-0101 for more information.
All proceeds benefit Junior Achievement of Alaska's statewide K-12 economic education programs, benefitting 13,900 students in 53 Alaskan communities on an annual basis.