Junior Achievement Business Leaders Hall of Fame
Junior Achievement of the Triad's Business Leaders Hall of Fame is an event to recognize and honor the professional accomplishments of visionary businessmen and women who have shaped the Triad's economic landscape. Honorees are inventors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, nonprofit leaders, and small business owners who share a commitment to excellence and a passion and drive to achieve. These distinguished individuals create better, more productive lives for their employees. They fashion new and innovative ways of doing business. They set extraordinary goals and exceed them. They create cultures and values that are incomparable. Laureates are extraordinary role models for future generations.
Learn more about the 2021 Business Leaders Hall of Fame HERE
The following individuals are members of our Business Leaders Hall of Fame:
Caesar Cone, Sr- Cone Mills
Stanley Frank Carolina By-Products Co.
Howard Holderness- Jefferson-Pilot Corp.
James Spencer Love- Burlington Industries
Nathaniel P. Hayes- Carolina Steel Corp.
Paul N. Howard- Jr. Paul N. Howard Co.
Sidney B. Jefferys- Jefferys Engineering & Equipment
Julian Price- Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Co.
Lunsford Richardson- Vick Chemical Co.
Cornelius M. Vanstory- Jr., NC National Bank
W. Herman Weaver- W.H. Weaver Construction Co.
Stark S. Dillard- Dillard Paper Co.
John B. Hatfield- Sears Greensboro Merchandise Distribution Center
Moses Kiser- Guilford Dairy Cooperative Association
Joseph M. Bryan- Pilot Life Insurance Co.
Albert S. Lineberry, Sr.- Hanes-Lineberry Funeral Service
William H. Sullivan, Sr.- W.H. Sullivan Co., Inc.
Orton A. Boren- Boren Clay Products Co.
C.J. Kenneth Lee- American Federal Savings & Loan Association
Charles F. Myers, Jr.- Burlington Industries
Oscar W. Burnett- Bessemer Improvement Co.
Wilbur L. Carter, Jr.- Southern Life Co.
Arnold A. Schiffman, Sr.- Schiffman's Inc.
Margaret F. Earle- Greensboro Printing Co.
William C. Parker, Jr.- Piedmont Development Corp.
Joe S. Dudley, Sr.- Dudley Products, Inc.
William L. Hemphill- United Guaranty Corp.
W. Roger Soles- Jefferson-Pilot Corp., Jefferson-Pilot Life Insurance Co.
Anne M. Allen- Anne Allen & Associates, Inc.
Charles A. Hayes- Guilford Mills
Jim Melvin- 1st Home Federal Savings and Loan Association
Mack A. Arnold, Sr.- Arnold Stone Co., Arnold Vault Co., Formigli & Arnold Laboratories
H. Michael Weaver- W.H. Weaver Construction Co.
Thomas Z. Osborne- Greensboro Chamber of Commerce
Michael R. Fleming- Fleming-Shaw Transfer & Storage
Justice Henry S. Frye- Supreme Court of North Carolina, Greensboro National Bank
William S. Jones- Boren Clay Products Co.
Elreta M. Alexander Ralston- District Court Judge
Major H. Bowes- Lorillard Tobacco Co.
Charles M. Reid- United Guaranty Corp.
Philip R. Gelzer- CIBA-GEIGY Corp.
Donald B. Lowe- Sears, Roebuck, & Co.
Dr. Alexander W. Spears, III- Lorillard Tobacco Co.
Charles T. Hagan, Jr.- Adams, Kleemeier, Hagan, Hannah & Fouts
Carson Bain, Bain Oil Co.
Victor M. Nussbaum, Jr.- Southern Foods, Inc.
William L. Opdyke- Western Electric Co.
Sidney J. Stern, Jr.- United Guaranty Corp.
Hargrove "Skipper" Bowles- Civic, Education, & Government Leader
Royce Reynolds- Crown Automotive Group
Joseph S. Koury- Koury Corp.
Sue Cole- US Trust of North Carolina
Tom Sloan- Southern Optical
Linda Sloan- Triad Stage
Dr. Patricia Sullivan- UNC Greensboro
Bonnie McElveen- Hunter, Pace Communications
Jim Morgan- Morgan, Herring, Morgan, Green & Rosenblutt
Dennis Quaintance- Quaintance-Weaver Restaurants & Hotels
Steven D. Bell- Steven D. Bell & Co.
Len White- Alliance Management, Inc.
Jerry Neal- RF Micro Devices
Richard Petty- Petty Enterprises
Michelle Gethers- Clark- American Express
Doug Copeland- The Business Journal
Henry Isaacson- Isaacson, Isaacson, Sheridan & Fountain
Linda Carlisle- NC Dept. of Cultural Resources
Roy E. Carroll, II- The Carroll Companies
William Mangum- Artist
Chuck Cornelio- Lincoln Financial Group
T. Gray McCaskill- Seen Dunn Insurance, A Marsh & McLennan Agency
Dr. Nido Qubein- High Point University
Michimasa Fujino- Honda Aircraft Company
Adam Sheetz- Sheetz
Carole Bruce Simms- Smith Moore Leatherwood
Dawn Chaney- Chaney Properties
Jim and Jeanne Geiger- Lifetime of Service Award
Don Brady- Brady Services
Bob Page- Replacements, Ltd.
Kevin Baker- Piedmont Triad Airport Authority
Louis DeJoy- LDJ Global Strategies, LLC
Debra & "Smitty" Smith
Susan & Eric Wiseman
Robert J. Brown
"Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."
"Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."
"I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."
"I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."