JA Hall of Fame Lee County | Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida

BUSINESS HALL OF FAME, Lee COUNTY

JA honors Hall of Fame Laureates for their leadership and success in business, and community involvement.

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Each year, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida honors forward-thinking entrepreneurs and accomplished community leaders for their contributions to the region's economic development and their service as role models for ethical and moral conduct among youth and business peers. These Laureates become part of JA's Business Hall of Fame. This prestigious Lee County event has grown since it was established in 1999, to include many of Southwest Florida's most prominent leaders. This event is possible through the generous support of sponsors. If you represent a business that may be interested in sponsorship of this event, please explore our Business Hall of Fame, Lee County Sponsorship Opportunities & Benefits. Send in the printable sponsorship form or purchase your sponsorship online.
 
 

2018 JA of Southwest Florida Business Hall of Fame Laureate Inductees

 

J. Pason Gaddis

President and CEO
Florida Weekly

Gary Griffin

President and CEO 
B & I Contractors

 

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Title Sponsor: 

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Platinum Sponsor: 

 publix    b and i florida  

 

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Business Hall of Fame 2018, Lee County Advisory Board

Co-Chair: Richard Durnwald, Northwestern Mutual Wealth Managment Company 
Co-Chair: Scott Fischer, Scott Fischer Enterprises
Members:
Scott Beatty, Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt
Brandon Box, IBERIABANK
Jason Brewer, BB&T
Christin Collins, Lee Health
David Collins, Florida Community Bank
Joe Gammons, Office Furniture & Design Concepts, Inc.
Jan-Erik Hustrulid, Owen-Ames-Kimbell Company (OAK)
Travis Merrick, GFA International, Inc.
Mary Vlasak Snell, Pavese Law Firm
Sandy Stilwell, Stilwell Enterprises & Restaurant Group
Gary Tasman, Cushman & Wakefield Commerical Property SWFL
Sharon Torregrossa, Specialized Veterinary Services (SVS)

View a list of Past Laureates of Business Hall of Fame, Lee County

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