What is the Business Hall of Fame?


The Business Hall of Fame honors business leaders who have played a prominent role in our region, all of whom have met these criteria:

Ethics and responsibility: Each laureate must have established a successful business record based on ethical conduct and corporate responsibility to employees and to the community.

Leadership: Each honoree must have exerted a substantial influence on promoting and preserving our region's business climate.

Recognition: Each inductee must have positively contributed to the image of the Tri-Cites TN/VA region.

Reputation: Each laureate must have earned a high level of respect within the business community for financial achievement, corporate responsibility and public service.

The Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame was established in 1994 to honor the champions of free enterprise and to present role models in business to youth.