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Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame  Inductees

The Greater Fort Wayne Business Hall of Fame was established in 1984 to recognize the giants of business and industry for their outstanding contribution to their industry, business, and community. The Hall of Fame laureates are honored at the BEL Awards (Business and Education Leadership Awards).
BEL Inductees
Learn more about the business leaders inducted since 1998 by reading their personal stories of success.

Inducted 2021

Jerry Henry, Midwest Pipe & Steel
Don Steininger, Steininger Development

Inducted 2019


Inducted 2018


Inducted 2017


Inducted 2016 


Inducted 2015


Inducted 2014


Inducted 2013

Joe Ruffolo, co-founder of RuffoloBenson LLC

Inducted 2012


Inducted 2011


Inducted 2010


Inducted 2009


Inducted 2008


Inducted 2007


Inducted 2006


Inducted 2005


Inducted 2004


Inducted 2003

Inducted 2002


Inducted 2001


Inducted 2000


Inducted 1999


Inducted 1998


Inducted Prior to 1998

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    -Junior Achievement Student
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    -Junior Achievement Student
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