Be a part of the 43rd Annual Mid-Florida Business Hall of Fame

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 4:30 PM | Almost IN-PERSON

As our region transforms during this unprecedented and evolving time in our community, the 2020 Annual Mid-Florida Business Hall of Fame has been re-imagined with bold vision. 

Join us at the 43rd Mid-Florida Business Hall of Fame on Thursday, October 29th at 4:30 PM, as we honor forward-thinking entrepreneurs and accomplished community leaders for their contributions to our region's economic development and thier commitment to business excellence.


Meet Our 2020 Laureate Inductees and Honorees


Robert Finfrock

Robert is the Owner/President of Finfrock Design-Manufacture- construct, a designbuilder of commercial buildings utilizing precast/prestressed
concrete structure. In 2010, he was named a "titan" and one of the 50 most influential people of the past 50 years in the Precast/ Prestressed Concrete industry.

Linda Goodwin-Nichols

An accomplished business owner and leader in Osceola County, Linda Goodwin has served the community as a Realtor and as the Mayor and City Commissioner of the City of Kissimmee. Linda founded, and is the owner of, Goodwin Realty & Associates, Inc. since 1973.

Tony Jenkins

Recently announced as JA's Spirit of Achievement Honoree.   

To be Announced

JA's Entrepreneurial Vanguard Honoree.

Sponsor Children to Own Their Economic Success

With the financial and volunteer support of corporate and individual supporters, you're helping us to raise $100,000 benefitting entrepreneurship, work readiness, and financial literacy programs to students in our community. In just one click you can begin your journey of support. 

Youth Empowerment Sponsor Levels

  • $25,000 - Featured Empowerment Sponsor 
  • $15,000 - Honoree Sponsors (Each Laureate, SOA and EV) 
  • $10,000 - Leadership Sponsors 
  • $  5,000 - Student Sponsors
  • $  2,500 - Work & Career Readiness Sponsors
  • $     250 - Individual Supporter/ Suggested Donation


Sponsorship Opportunities

We are happy to customize a Youth Empowerment Sponsorship Level tailored to your specific needs. To discuss customization, please contact Kristine Vorpagel, Vice President of Development at or 407.270.4962. All sponsors will be recognized on Junior Achievement of Central Florida's Annual Report.

Junior Achievement of Central Florida is a 501(c)(3) organization. 


Speical Thanks to our suportive Youth Empowerment Sponsors


Featured Empowerment Sponsor

 JP Morgan Chase


Honoree Sponsors 


Leadership Sponsors

Publix Super Market


Student Sponsors


Massey Services, Inc.


Work & Career Readiness Sponsors

Avant Heathcare Professionals Bank of America

Brown & Brown of Florida, Inc.

Fifth Third Bank


Lena Graham –Morris


Seaside National Bank & Trust 


Sponsor list as of 8/7/2020