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2024 Business Hall of Fame

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Event Completed!

When: Tuesday, April 02, 2024
Where: Hartford Marriott Downtown
Time: 5:30 PM ET
JA honors Hall of Fame recipients for their leadership, 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 help shape Connecticut.

At our 2024 Business Hall of Fame, we look forward to honoring remarkable leaders in business from both the Hartford region and the New Haven regions who have made a significant impact. We look forward to recognizing these individuals and sharing their stories with you.

5:30-6:30 pm - Cocktail Hour
7:00 - Program

2024 JA Business Hall of Fame Honorees

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Don Allan Jr.

President & CEO, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Laureate
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Karen DuBois-Walton

President, Elm City Communities Spirit of Hope Award
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Samuel Gray, Jr.

President & CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford Community Leadership Award
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Bill Griffeth

Retired CNBC Anchor, Business Journalist, Author Laureate
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Tom Sansone

Partner, Carmody, Torrance, Sandak & Hennessey Laureate
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Dr. Reid Waldman

Founder, VeraDermics Entrepreneur Award

2024 JA Business Hall of Fame Highlight Reel


Presenting Sponsor

Logo for Hartford Steam Boiler
Logo for Stanley Black and Decker

Diamond Sponsors

Logo for Travelers
Logo for Webster Bank

Platinum Sponsors

Logo for Empower
Logo for Eversource
Logo for Goldman Sachs
Logo for Hartford HealthCare
Logo for Melville Charitable Trust
Logo for Prime Materials Recovery
Logo for The Hartford

Gold Sponsors

Logo for Barnes Group
Logo for Hoffman Auto
Logo for KPMG
Logo for Merrill Lynch - Goodwin Group
Logo for PwC
Logo for Robinson + Cole
Logo for RSM US LLP
Logo for Voya Financial

Silver Sponsors

Logo for Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey
Logo for Centerview
Logo for CGI
Logo for Ernst & Young
Logo for Karl Krapek
Logo for Liberty Bank
Logo for Snowden Lane Partners
Logo for Yale University School of Management

Bronze Sponsor

Logo for Barclays
Logo for CohnReznick
Logo for Deloitte
Logo for HCL America Inc.
Logo for M & T Bank
Logo for Marcum
Logo for Olsen Construction Services
Logo for Robert & Margaret Patricelli Family Foundation
Logo for The Glendower Group
Logo for Travelers Championship

Student Sponsors

Logo for Central Connecticut State University
Logo for Howard & Sue Carver
Logo for Morgan Stanley
Logo for Murtha Cullina
Logo for New Haven Bank
Logo for Shipman & Goodwin
Logo for Southern Connecticut State University
Logo for United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut
Logo for Westmount
Logo for Yale New Haven Health

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