Alabama Business Hall of Fame Issues Call for Nominees

Alabama Business Hall of Fame

Founded in 1973 by the Board of Visitors of the Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama, the Alabama Business Hall of Fame honors, preserves and perpetuates the names and outstanding accomplishments of business personalities who have brought lasting fame to the State of Alabama, whether it occurred in Alabama or not. A 14-member board of directors establishes the criteria for nominations and governs the Hall of Fame.

The Alabama Business Hall of Fame Board of Directors now seeks nominations for inductees. They can be nominated on the Alabama Business Hall of Fame website at or by contacting Courtney Page Miller at

All candidates must have been deceased or in retirement at least three years, except for those who are 65 years of age and older, and still active in business. To be eligible for selection, an individual must have made a significant impact on the development of their community and state by promoting the free enterprise system and entrepreneurship.

For more information about the Alabama Business Hall of Fame and previous induction ceremonies, visit

The most recent class of inductees included Mr. Robert Baron of Huntsville; Mr. Cecil Batchelor of Russellville; Dr. Marcus Bendickson of Huntsville; Mr. Jay Grinney of Birmingham; Dr. Lonnie Johnson of Atlanta, GA; Mr. Joe Ritch of Huntsville; and Mr. Stan Starnes of Birmingham.

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