Stay informed for next year’s 30th Anniversary East Tennessee Business Hall of Fame at www.ETBHOF.org.
Thank You to Our Supporting Organizations:
Ann Rudder Pierce
Bacon and Company
East Tennessee Foundation
First Century Bank
First Tennessee/ Martin & Co.
“Friends of the Friends of the Smokies”
Helen Ross McNabb Center
LMU Duncan School of Law
Old Forge Distillery
Phillips & Jordan, Inc.
Pilot Flying J
Radio Systems Corp.
“Mary Ellen’s Entourage”
Ullrich Print Plus
Willis Towers Watson”
The East Tennessee Business Hall of Fame Laureates for 2017 were (L-R): Eddie Mannis, President – Prestige Tuxedo, Chairman – HonorAir Knoxville; Will Pugh, Founder – Pugh CPAs; and Eleanor Yoakum, Chairman – First Century Bank.
The East Tennessee Business Hall of Fame event is a “must attend” business gathering of networking and celebration. Join East Tennessee’s top executives and more than 500 guests as we celebrate the life accomplishments of our newest class of honorees.
Junior Achievement is poised to reach more than 18,000 students in East Tennessee this school year – the East Tennessee Business Hall of Fame will help fund many of these programs!
East Tennessee’s business leaders have contributed greatly to the betterment of our community. In honoring them, we hope to inspire others–especially young people–to pursue excellence, and to follow their dreams for a better tomorrow. Please join us as we honor these local business leaders and celebrate their successes. Your sponsorship will be an indication of your support for the community and for Junior Achievement of East Tennessee.
Laureate induction into the East Tennessee Business Hall of Fame is a lifetime achievement award for individuals who have made a major, positive impact on the East Tennessee Region through the private sector economy. Inductees have consistently demonstrated throughout their professional lives:
Through these accomplishments, Laureates serve as role models for the next generation of business leaders, many of whom are currently Junior Achievement students.
The Laureate Selection committee will select three men/women/or families who have made outstanding contributions to free enterprise in East Tennessee and who continue to shape and improve the manner in which businesses operate in our region.