Wichita Business Hall of Fame | Junior Achievement of Kansas

2020 Wichita Business Hall of Fame

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.

Laureate Class of 2019

Congratulations to our newest class of Business Hall of Fame Laureates!

Tim Buchanan, Legend Companies

Tim Farrell, Weaver Manufacturing (Retired)

Chris Goebel, Starlumber & Supply Co., Inc.

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2019 Wichita Business Hall of Fame Sponsors

Spirit of Achievement Sponsors

Legend Senior Living
Tim & Tracy Farrell
Star Lumber Supply Co.
Textron Aviation

Laureate Sponsors

Cox Communications
The Mann Family
Koch Industries

Chairman Sponsors

Capitol Federal 
TNW Group
Westar Energy

Tribute Sponsors

Clark Investment Group
Lee Aerospace
Meritrust Credit Union
Spirit AeroSystems

Table Sponsors

All Metal Recycling
Allen, Gibbs, & Houlik
American State Bank & Trust Company 
Commerce Bank
Crossfirst Bank
Fidelity Bank
Hutton Construction
IMA, Inc.
Koch, Siedhoff, Hand, & Dunn
Max and Janie Harris 
SJCF Architecture
Sierra Pacific Mortgage
Tim & Tracy Farrell
Westar Energy

Wine Sponsors

Coldwell Banker
Crossfirst Bank
Sierra Pacific Mortgage

Support Sponsors

Christopher Clark Photography
KNSS Radio
Water House Productions
Wichita Business Journal 

Print Sponsor

RAND Graphics

VIP Reception Sponsor


Cocktail Reception Sponsor

Fidelity Bank

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