Past Laureates

KENTUCKIANA BUSINESS HALL OF FAME LAUREATES

(as of August 2019

James R. Allen -2014
Hilliard Lyons

Nolen C. Allen – 2005
Cotton & Allen, P.S.C.

Robert S. Allison – 1999
Doe-Anderson Advertising
and Public Relations

William H. Beach – 2005
Beach Mold & Tool, Inc.

James B. Beam – 2009
Jim Beam Brands Company

Isaac W. Bernheim – 1985
Bernheim Brothers Distilling Company

Barry Bingham, Sr. – 1985
The Courier-Journal & Louisville Times Co.

Ulysses L. Bridgeman, Jr. – 2002
Bridgeman Foods, Inc.

Christina Lee Brown – 2001
Louisville Stoneware Company

J. Graham Brown – 1982
Brown Hotel/Brown Lumber Company

Governor John Y. Brown, Jr. – 1994
Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporation

Owsley Brown – 1985
Brown-Forman Corporation

Owsley Brown II – 2001
Brown-Forman Corporation

Juanita Pauline Burks – 2004
J.P. Construction Co./Tender Loving Care
Nurses Registry

Tommie Burns, Jr. – 1995
Burns Enterprises, Inc.

Dann C. Byck – 1983
Byck Brothers & Company

Mary Helen Byck – 1983
Byck Brothers & Company

Malcolm B. Chancey, Jr. – 1996
Bank One, Kentucky, NA

Wendell Cherry – 1992
Humana Inc.

Douglas F. Cobb – 2001
Appriss Inc.

Archibald P. Cochran – 1983
Cochran Foil/Anaconda Aluminum

C. Lee Cook – 1988
C. Lee Cook Manufacturing Company

Gordon B. Davidson – 2007
Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP

Chuck P. Denny – 2016
PNC

Diane B. Fischer – 2016
L&D Mail Masters LLC

George E. Fischer – 1992
SerVend International

Edward A. Ford III – 2003
Fetter Printing Company

Owsley Brown Frazier – 2004
Brown-Forman Corporation

Sandra Frazier – 2018
Tandem Public Relations

Dwight Gahm – 1998
Kitchen Kompact, Inc.

Ronald G. Geary – 1998
ResCare, Inc.

C. Edwin Gheens – 2012
Bradas Candy Company

George N. Gill – 1992
The Courier-Journal

C. Edward Glasscock – 2004
Frost Brown Todd LLC

H. Charles Grawemeyer – 1995
Reliance-Universal/Plastic Parts Inc.

J. David Grissom – 1991
Mayfair Capital, Inc.

John R. Guthrie – 2013
Guthrie/Mayes Public Relations

John Harold Hardwick – 1984
Louisville Trust Company

Michael N. Harreld – 2006
PNC Bank

Henry V. Heuser, Sr. – 1993
Frost Brown Todd LLC

John A. “Bud” Hillerich – 2010
Louisville Slugger

J. Henning Hilliard – 1988
J.J.B. Hilliard-W.L. Lyons, Inc.

Alice K. Houston – 2006
Houston-Johnson, Inc.

Wade Houston – 2006
Houston-Johnson, Inc.

Frank B. Hower, Jr. – 1990
Liberty National Bank

Cornelius E. Hubbuch, Sr. – 1988
Hubbuch’s of Kentucky

Joseph H. Huber, Jr. – 2010
Huber Family Farms

Roy H. Hunt – 1996
Hunt Tractor, Inc.

Charlie W. Johnson – 1997
Active Transportation Company

Maurice D. S. Johnson – 1984
Citizens Fidelity Bank & Trust Co.

David A. Jones, Sr. – 1989
Humana Inc.

Warner L. Jones, Jr. – 2001
Hermitage Farm

George N. King Sr. – 2015
Mr. Klean’s Janitor & Maintenance Service

Samuel H. Klein – 1997
Bank of Louisville & Trust Company

Baylor Landrum, Jr. – 1993
Alexander & Alexander of Kentucky

W. Bruce Lunsford – 1993
Vencor, Inc.

Leonard E. (Lenny) Lyles – 2013
Executive and Developer

Dr. Mark Lynn – 2016
Dr. Mark Lynn & Associates PLLC

Dee Maynard – 2010
Keystone Services, Inc.

Charles I. McCarty – 1996
BATUS

Diane B. Medley – 2017
MCM CPAs & Advisors

Thomas H. Meeker – 1997
Churchill Downs Incorporated

A. Stevens Miles, Jr. – 2005
First Kentucky National Corporation

Dr. O. Wane Mortenson -2019
Mortenson Dental Partners

Mary S. Moseley – 2013
The Al J. Schneider Company

J. D. Nichols – 1990
NTS Corporation

Gouverneur “Bo” H. Nixon – 2009
D.D. Williamson & Co., Inc.

Theodore H. Nixon – 2009
D.D. Williamson & Co., Inc.

George W. Norton, Jr. – 1984
WAVE Inc.

David C. Novak – 2003
Yum! Brands, Inc.

James A. Patterson – 1989
Pattco, Inc.

Norman E. “Ned” Pfau, Jr. – 2012
Geo. Pfau’s Sons Co.

Carl F. Pollard – 1994
Columbia Healthcare Corporation

Woodford R. Porter, Sr. – 1991
A. D. Porter & Sons

Merwin J. Ray – 2005
Steel Technologies Inc.

Sam R. Rechter – 1999
Rogers Group Investments, Inc.

James D. Robinson – 1984
Robinson Nugent, Inc.

James W. Robinson – 1998
Robinson Nugent, Inc -Caldwell Tanks, Inc.

Robert W. Rounsavall, III-2014
Dixie Real Properties, LLC

Mason C. Rudd – 1991
Rudd Equipment Company

Bill Samuels, Jr. – 2006
Maker’s Mark Distillery, Inc.

T. William Samuels, Sr. – 1994
Maker’s Mark Distillery, Inc.

Colonel Harland Sanders – 1982
Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporation

A. B. Sawyer – 1985
Kentucky Dairies, Inc.

John H. Schnatter – 2000
Papa John’s International, Inc.

Al J. Schneider – 2002
Developer

Debbie Scoppechio – 2000
Creative Alliance, Inc.

Max L. Shapira
Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc.

Frank E. Simon – 2000
Publishers Printing Company

Nicholas X. Simon – 2014
Publishers Printing Company

Thomas C. Simons – 1989
Capital Holding Corporation

R. Gene Smith – 1995
R. Gene Smith, Inc.

Sandra Metts Snowden – 2014
Metts Company Realtors

James Breckinridge Speed – 2011
Businessman and Industrialist

Victor A. Staffieri – 2017
LG&E & KU Energy, LLC

Kerry M. Stemler – 2018
KM Stemler Company, Inc.

William M. Street – 2012
Brown-Forman Corporation

A. R. Sullivan – 2009
The Sullivan University System

William E. Summers III – 2007
Summers Broadcasting

Samuel G. Swope – 2000
Sam Swope Auto Group, Inc.

Susan Stout Tamme – 2011
Baptist Healthcare System

W. Kent Taylor – 2011
Texas Roadhouse Inc.

Lee B. Thomas – 1982
Thomas Industries Inc.

Lee B. Thomas, Jr. – 2007
Universal Woods, Inc.

James H. Thornton – 1999
Thornton Oil Corporation

Matthew A. Thornton – 2018
Thorntons Inc.

Bernard M. Trager – 2003
Republic Bank & Trust Company

Steven E. Trager – 2015
Republic Bank

Daniel C. Ulmer, Jr. – 2010
Louisville Bats Baseball

Paul Varga – 2017
Brown-Forman Corporation

Henry Vogt – 1990
Henry Vogt Machine Company

Henry C. Wagner – 2002
Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services

C. William Weyland – 2019
Weyland Ventures

Stephen A. Williams – 2006
Norton Healthcare

W. Armin Willig – 1983
Dixie Beer Distributors, Inc.

Colonel Martin “Matt” Winn – 2011
Churchill Downs Inc.

Phoebe A. Wood – 2019
CompaniesWood

Wilson W. Wyatt, Sr. – 1994
Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs

Cathy Zion – 2015
Zion Publications LLC