Virtual Business Hall of Fame | Junior Achievement of Southwest New England

Virtual Business Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony

When: April 8, 2021
Where: Virtual
Time: 7:00-8:00pm

JA Hall of Fame

Due to the current health crisis and keeping the health and safety of our staff and constituents as our number one priority, this year, we will be combining our Business Hall of Fame event in Hartford and our Business Hall of Fame event in New Haven to bring you the first-ever Virtual Business Hall of Fame!


JA honors Hall of Fame recipients for their leadership, success in business, and community involvement. Past recipients include entrepreneurs, CEOs, and presidents of both public and private companies, who have achieved extraordinary successes and continue to help shape Connecticut.


At our Virtual Business Hall of Fame, we look forward to honoring SIX remarkable leaders in business - three from the Hartford region and three from the New Haven region who have made a significant impact.  We look forward to regonizing these individuals and sharing their stories with you.

With celebrity emcee, Bill Griffeth, and special performances by the Yale Whiffenpoofs and Broadyway stars!




Questions or want more information? Contact Jacqueline Lombardi at

This year we will be honoring:


Greg Barats

President and Chief Executive Officer Hartford Steam Boiler


Yvette Melendez

President YMR Consulting


Anthony Scillia

Regional Managing Partner, New England Marcum LLP

Spirit of Hope

Don Shaw Jr.

Retired Associate Partner, Accenture Director Emeritus, Hartford Habitat For Humanity

Entrepreneur Award

Donna Lecky

CFO & Co-Founder HealthVenture

Entrepreneur Award

Sri Muthu

CEO & Managing Founder HealthVenture

2021 Honoree


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Dinner Sponsor

Diamond Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor
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