Alabama Business Hall of Fame seeks nominations

Nominations are for its 2022 inductees

Dr. Lonnie Johnson speaks at the 2021 induction ceremony for the Alabama Business Hall of Fame.

The Alabama Business Hall of Fame, which is housed at the University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Business, is seeking nominations for 2022 inductees.

Founded in 1973, the Alabama Business Hall of Fame honors business people who have “brought lasting fame to the state of Alabama.”

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

Nominations can be made at the Alabama Business Hall of Fame website.

The 2021 class included Robert Baron of Huntsville; Cecil Batchelor of Russellville; Dr. Marcus Bendickson of Huntsville; Jay Grinney of Birmingham; Dr. Lonnie Johnson of Atlanta; Joe Ritch of Huntsville; and Stan Starnes of Birmingham.

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