JA Business Hall of Fame

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 involvement.


   Click here for more pictures from our 2018 JA Business Hall of Fame event.
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  2018 Inductees

Jim Weddle, Managing Partner of Edward Jones, was the chairman of the 2018 event.

Presenting Sponsors for the 2018 Business Hall of Fame

Premium Sponsors
  • Bernoudy Foundation
  • Centene Charitable Foundation
  • Dennis and Judy Family Foundation
  • Edward Jones
  • Emerson
  • Mastercard
  • Mike and Quirsis Riney Family Foundation
  • Rodger and Paula Riney

Platinum Level Sponsors

  • Brinkmann Constructors
  • Crenshaw Lighting
  • Enterprise Holdings, Inc.
  • Ernst and Young
  • Express Scripts
  • FleishmanHillard
  • Grant and Tiffany Dino
  • Mitek
  • TD Ameritrade
  • World Wide Technology, Inc.

Gold Level Sponsors

  • AAIM Employers Association
  • American Direct Market Resources
  • BKD
  • Caleres
  • Commerce Bank
  • Express Scripts
  • First Bank
  • General Motors
  • Graybar Electric Company, Inc.
  • KPMG
  • Lou Fusz Automotive
  • MonetaGroup
  • Monsanto Company
  • Montgomery Bank, NA
  • Northern Trust
  • Olin School of Business Washington University
  • Peoples National Bank
  • PWC, LLP
  • RGA Reinsurance Company
  • RiverVest Venture Partners
  • Ruckriegel Family
  • UPS
  • U.S. Trust

Current JA Business Hall of Fame laureates are on display at JA's Dennis & Judy Jones Free Enterprise Center, or by visiting our website.  Click here to view past honorees.

For information on how you can be a sponsor or attend future Hall Of Fame events, contact: Chad Kauffman, VP Advancement ckauffman@jastl.org  636-728-0707

Check Back Later For Information on Future Hall Of Fame Events!