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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.

The following individuals are members of our Business Leaders Hall of Fame:

1980

Caesar Cone, Sr- Cone Mills
Stanley Frank Carolina By-Products Co.
Howard Holderness- Jefferson-Pilot Corp.
James Spencer Love- Burlington Industries

1981

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.

1982

Lunsford Richardson- Vick Chemical Co.
Cornelius M. Vanstory- Jr., NC National Bank
W. Herman Weaver- W.H. Weaver Construction Co.

1983

Stark S. Dillard- Dillard Paper Co.
John B. Hatfield- Sears Greensboro Merchandise Distribution Center
Moses Kiser- Guilford Dairy Cooperative Association

1984

Joseph M. Bryan- Pilot Life Insurance Co.
Albert S. Lineberry, Sr.- Hanes-Lineberry Funeral Service
William H. Sullivan, Sr.- W.H. Sullivan Co., Inc.

1985

Orton A. Boren- Boren Clay Products Co.
C.J. Kenneth Lee- American Federal Savings & Loan Association
Charles F. Myers, Jr.- Burlington Industries

1986

Oscar W. Burnett- Bessemer Improvement Co.
Wilbur L. Carter, Jr.- Southern Life Co.
Arnold A. Schiffman, Sr.- Schiffman's Inc.

1987

Margaret F. Earle- Greensboro Printing Co.
William C. Parker, Jr.- Piedmont Development Corp.

1988

Joe S. Dudley, Sr.- Dudley Products, Inc.
William L. Hemphill- United Guaranty Corp.
W. Roger Soles- Jefferson-Pilot Corp., Jefferson-Pilot Life Insurance Co.

1989

Anne M. Allen- Anne Allen & Associates, Inc.
Charles A. Hayes- Guilford Mills
Jim Melvin- 1st Home Federal Savings and Loan Association

1990

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

1991

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.

1992

Elreta M. Alexander Ralston- District Court Judge
Major H. Bowes- Lorillard Tobacco Co.
Charles M. Reid- United Guaranty Corp.

1993

Philip R. Gelzer- CIBA-GEIGY Corp.
Donald B. Lowe- Sears, Roebuck, & Co.

1994

Dr. Alexander W. Spears, III- Lorillard Tobacco Co.

1996

Charles T. Hagan, Jr.- Adams, Kleemeier, Hagan, Hannah & Fouts

1997

Carson Bain, Bain Oil Co.

1998

Victor M. Nussbaum, Jr.- Southern Foods, Inc.
William L. Opdyke- Western Electric Co.
Sidney J. Stern, Jr.- United Guaranty Corp.

2000

Hargrove "Skipper" Bowles- Civic, Education, & Government Leader

2001

Royce Reynolds- Crown Automotive Group
Joseph S. Koury- Koury Corp.

2002

Sue Cole- US Trust of North Carolina
Tom Sloan- Southern Optical
Linda Sloan- Triad Stage

2003

Dr. Patricia Sullivan- UNC Greensboro

2004

Bonnie McElveen- Hunter, Pace Communications

2005

Jim Morgan- Morgan, Herring, Morgan, Green & Rosenblutt
Dennis Quaintance- Quaintance-Weaver Restaurants & Hotels

2006

Steven D. Bell- Steven D. Bell & Co.
Len White- Alliance Management, Inc.

2007

Jerry Neal- RF Micro Devices
Richard Petty- Petty Enterprises

2008

Michelle Gethers- Clark- American Express
Doug Copeland- The Business Journal

2009

Henry Isaacson- Isaacson, Isaacson, Sheridan & Fountain
Linda Carlisle- NC Dept. of Cultural Resources

2010

Roy E. Carroll, II- The Carroll Companies
William Mangum- Artist

2011

Chuck Cornelio- Lincoln Financial Group
T. Gray McCaskill- Seen Dunn Insurance, A Marsh & McLennan Agency

2012

Dr. Nido Qubein- High Point University

2013

Michimasa Fujino- Honda Aircraft Company
Adam Sheetz- Sheetz

2014

Carole Bruce Simms- Smith Moore Leatherwood
Dawn Chaney- Chaney Properties

2016

Jim and Jeanne Geiger- Lifetime of Service Award

2017

Don Brady- Brady Services
Bob Page- Replacements, Ltd.

2018

Kevin Baker- Piedmont Triad Airport Authority
Louis DeJoy- LDJ Global Strategies, LLC

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