JA WEST MICHIGAN BUSINESS HALL OF FAME
Junior Achievement honors Business Hall of Fame Laureates for their leadership and success in business, and community involvement.
The JA Business Hall of Fame is a black tie event that provides Junior Achievement the opportunity to recognize our state's most respected leaders for their commitment to and investment in the community.
The JA Business Hall of Fame laureates are part of a league of outstanding individuals who have made legendary contributions to the free enterprise system. Through their actions and accomplishments, the Business Hall of Fame laureates provide inspiration for the next generation as they take the reins of leadership in the years to come.
Announcing our 2018 Awardees
Michael Price Mike VanGessel
Executive Chairman Founder & CEO
Mercantile Bank Corporation Rockford Construction
Edward J. Frey Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient
Dr. Thomas J. Haas
Grand Valley State University
JA Spirit of Achievement Award Recipient
David B. Hensch Volunteer of the Year
Laureate Reception Sponsors
General Reception Sponsor
Crystal Medallion Sponsor
Business Hall of Fame Award Sponsor
Edward J. Frey Distinguished Achievement Award Sponsor
Spirit of Achievement Award Sponsor
David B. Hensch Volunteer of the Year Award Sponsor
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