Longtime Alaskans Named to Junior Achievement of Alaska Business Hall of Fame
Induction Ceremony to be held in Anchorage Thursday, January 26, 2012
Anchorage, AK – Four outstanding Alaska business leaders will join the Alaska Business Hall of Fame at the annual Junior Achievement recognition event in January. Business peers recently selected Will Anderson – Koniag, Inc., Bob Dindinger – Alaska Travel Adventures, Inc., The Green Family – David Green Master Furriers, and James Udelhoven – Udelhoven Oilfield System Services.
“In essence, these Laureates represent the foundation upon which the state of Alaska is built and continues to grow,” said David W. Márquez, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for NANA Development Corp. The business leaders are honored for their direct impact toward furthering the success of Alaska business, demonstrated support and commitment to Junior Achievement’s programs, and demonstrated commitment to Alaska business.
Mark Hamilton will preside as the 2012 Master of Ceremonies for the Alaska Business Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Anchorage on Jan. 26, 2012 at the Dena’ina Civic & Convention Center. Junior Achievement of Alaska, Inc. and Alaska Business Monthly are the Title sponsors of this event. Alaska Business Monthly will feature an interview and biography of each of the Laureates in the January 2012 edition.
In 1987, Junior Achievement of Alaska, Inc. began the Alaska Business Hall of Fame to honor outstanding individuals of Alaskan business. Since then, the Hall of Fame has become one of the state’s most prestigious events, inducting new Laureates on an annual basis.
The 26th annual celebration includes a reception beginning at 5:30 p.m., dinner and induction ceremony at 6:30 p.m., concluding by 8:30 p.m. The evening will also include a special recognition of the many past inductees who will be in attendance. Individual tickets are $150, with limited sponsorship opportunities available. Please call 344-0101 for more information.