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19th Annual JA Evansville Regional Business Hall of Fame

Event Completed!

When: Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Where: Old National Events Plaza
Time: 7:30 AM CT
Join us in honoring the best in business to inspire the next in business.

The Junior Achievement Evansville Regional Business Hall of Fame provides Junior Achievement and the community an opportunity to recognize our regions most respected leaders for their commitment to and investment in the community.

The Junior Achievement Evansville Regional Business Hall of Fame Laureates are part of a league of outstanding individuals who have made legendary contributions to the free enterprise system. Through their actions and accomplishments, the Business Hall of Fame Laureates provide inspiration for the next generation as they take the reins of leadership in the years to come.

Junior Achievement of Southwestern Indiana celebrates the induction of laureates during a breakfast and ceremony at the Old National Events Plaza. The event was created to recognize icons of local commerce and industry. The event recognizes individuals for their Business Excellence, Courageous Thinking and Action, Vision and Innovation, Inspirational Leadership, and Community Mindedness within the greater Evansville region.

The 2024 Laureates being inducted into the JA Evansville Regional Business Hall of Fame are Leah Curry, Lloyd Winnecke, and George Mesker.

Doors Open and Breakfast Buffet: 7:30 am CST
Program: 8:00 - 9:30 am CST

2024 JA Evansville Regional Business Hall of Fame Laureates

Image of Leah Curry

Leah Curry

President Emerita Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana
Image of George Mesker

George Mesker

Founder and President George L. Mesker & Co.
Image of Lloyd Winnecke

Lloyd Winnecke

CEO Evansville Regional Economic Partnership and immediate past Mayor of City of Evansville


Presenting Partner

Logo for Old National Bank

Diamond Partner

Logo for Crescent-Cresline-Wabash Plastics Foundation, Inc.
Logo for Deaconess Health System
Logo for Liberty Federal Credit Union
Logo for Toyota

Platinum Partner

Gold Partner

Silver Partner

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