“Junior Achievement’s Business Hall of Fame is unique to this city. There is no other Business Hall of Fame in the city of Chicago and there is no other organization that brings the kind of educational value that JA does to our local schools.” – Jeff Childs, U.S. Cellular

Each year, more than 400 attendees gather to recognize Chicago’s most distinguished business leaders. The 31st Annual Event was held on October 10th at the Chicago History Museum, from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Laureates are honored for their leadership in free enterprise, success in business, and community involvement. Past recipients include entrepreneurs, CEOs, and presidents of both public and private companies who have achieved extraordinary successes and continue to shape Chicago as an innovative city in which to conduct business. Laureates are featured in a permanent exhibit site at the Museum of Science and Industry.

The Laureates for the 2013 Chicago Business Hall of Fame are:

Richard L. Duchossois
The Duchossois Group

William Goodyear
Executive Chairman
Navigant Consulting, Inc.

Jerry Reinsdorf
Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox