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JA Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame

Induction Ceremony Benefiting Junior Achievement


Where: The Pfister Hotel
 
Established in 1990, the Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony serves to recognize and honor the professional and civic accomplishments of individuals. These leaders also serve as role models for our state’s young people.

Laureate nominations are accepted throughout the year and reviewed annually. Proceeds from the Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony allow Junior Achievement to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

The Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame Exhibit, sponsored by The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation and housed at the Junior Achievement Kohl’s Education Center, functions as an interactive showcase of the nearly 125 inductees. The exhibit features interactive iPad displays, graphics and a multimedia wall. The result is a dynamic experience that makes the stories of Wisconsin business leaders come alive for nearly 25,000 visitors annually.

2023 Laureates

Image of John F. Bergstrom

John F. Bergstrom

Bergstrom Automotive
Image of Gale Klappa

Gale Klappa

WEC Energy Group
Image of Todd and Shari Nelson

Todd and Shari Nelson

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
Image of Paul E. Purcell

Paul E. Purcell

Baird - Honored Posthumously

2023 Award Recipients

Image of Leana Nakielski

Leana Nakielski

Peak Performer American Family Insurance
Image of Matt Rinka

Matt Rinka

Distinguished Executive RINKA
Image of Krish Sharma

Krish Sharma

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Power of Pawns

Past Award Recipients and Laureates

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Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Logo for Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Distinguished Executive Award Sponsor

Young Entrepreneur Award Sponsor

Logo for EY - Hall of Fame Sponsorship

Associate Sponsor

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Sponsorships for these events are critical for Junior Achievement to continue providing life-changing programs to students in our community. These programs are delivered at no cost to students. You can make a difference in the lives of these students by participating in this world-class event! Contact us to get more information on how to sponsor a JA Event!

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