Wichita Business Hall of Fame | Junior Achievement of Kansas

2021 Wichita Business Hall of Fame

When: TBD 2021
Where: TBD


5:30 - VIP Reception

6:30 - Tribute Dinner
7:30 - Program

2020 Laureates
(From L-R)

Lynn Nichols, Yingling Aviation
Tom Kice, Kice Industries
Bob Babst, Metal Finishing Company, Inc. 



Business Hall of Fame Laureates are honored, not only for their success in business but for their dedication and commitment to the local community and the state of Kansas. Junior Achievement of Kansas annually honors businessmen and women to inspire young people to follow in the laureates' footsteps. A committee selected this year's laureates based on criteria including their business excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, community impact, leadership style, local influence, and enduring legacy.

We look forward to celebrating these individuals throughout the fall and at the tribute dinner this spring. Sponsorships and tickets are available. Please email Marci Werne or call 316-253-6005 for more information.

Spirit of Achievement Sponsors

Textron Aviation
Yingling Aviation

Laureate Sponsors

Cox Communications
Legend Senior Living
The Mann Family

Chairman Sponsors

Bank of the West
Kice Industries
Koch Industries
Koch Siedhoff & Dunn / Paulseen Financial
Metal Finishing, Co., Inc.
TNW Group

Tribute Sponsors

Clark Investment Group
Meritrust Credit Union

VIP Reception Sponsors

Intrust Bank

Wine Sponsor

Coldwell Banker / Sierra Pacific Mortgage

Table Sponsors

6 Meridian
Allen, Gibbs & Houlik
American State Bank & Trust Company 
Capitol Federal Bank
Coldwell Banker / Sierra Pacific Mortgage
Commerce Bank
Delta Dental of Kansas
Tim and Tracy Farrell
Foulston Siefkin
Max and Janie Harris 
Hawthorn Capital, LLC 
Hutton Construction
IMA, Inc.
Intrust Bank
Kice Industries 
Metal Finishing Co., Inc.
RCB Bank
SJCF Architecture
Spirit Aerosystems, Inc.
Star Lumber and Supply Co., Inc.
Wichita State University Foundation

Support Sponsors

Christopher Clark Photography
Dean's Designs
The First Place
Jos A Bank
KNSS Radio
McClelland Sound
SPK Grocery
Water House Productions
Wichita Business Journal 

Print Sponsor

RAND Graphics


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