2021 Owensboro Business Hall of Fame inductees announced

October 3, 2020 | 12:06 am

Updated October 2, 2020 | 10:48 pm

Owensboro Business Hall of Fame | Graphic by Owensboro Times

Junior Achievement of West Kentucky announced the 2021 Owensboro Business Hall of Fame Inductees and Title Sponsor at a media conference Friday at the Owensboro Convention Center.

The 2021 inductees are Wayne Foster, American Patriot Getaways; the late Bill Kuegel (1924-2018), agricultural entrepreneur; and the late Jack Wells (1955-2020), JTW Executives.

Laureates will be inducted into the Owensboro Business Hall of Fame at a celebration luncheon next spring at the Owensboro Convention Center.


The announcement was made by Nick Thompson, President of Thompson Homes, and Scott Williams, President of Owensboro Community and Technical College. They served as co-chairs of this year’s Laureate Selection Committee. 

“We are proud to recognize our 2021 Laureates,” Williams said. “These are inspiring people who serve our community with distinction and unparalleled leadership. As our city and business community continue to grow, we can look to these role models as a foundation on which we can build for the future.”

Individuals are nominated for their outstanding civic and business contributions to the Owensboro area and recognized for their business excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, courageous thinking and action, inspiring leadership, community impact, and service as a role model.

Dan Douglas announced the continuation of title sponsorship by German American Bank for the Owensboro Business Hall of Fame.

October 3, 2020 | 12:06 am

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