Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame Inductees

We are pleased to have inducted these outstanding entrepreneurs who have distinguished themeselves a highly successful business innovators.

Edson R. “Ted” Arneault, ('69)
2009 Inductee

Robert K. Battaglia (’60)
2008 Inductee  

Dr. Larry Benz (‘84)
2016 Inductee  

Jodi L. Berg ('88)
2012 Inductee  

Albert Caperna ('76)
2011 Inductee  

William F. Carl (’63)
2008 Inductee  

William Centa ('74)
2011 Inductee  

Lisa A. Clayton ('75)
2016 Inductee  

Gary Cotshott ('73, '74)
2018 Inductee

Wiliam Dabbelt ('78)
2019 Inductee

William D. Dallas (’77)
2008 Inductee  

Larry A. Davenport ('72)
2013 Inductee  

Steve Demos (’70)
2008 Inductee  

Thomas Embrescia ('68)
2011 Inductee  

Joseph J. Fisch, Jr. ('71)
2013 Inductee  

Drew C. Forhan ('81)
2015 Inductee

Michael Golden ('69)
2016 Inductee  

Otara Chandiram Gunewardene ('85)
2009 Inductee  

David Hainline ('83)
2019 Inductee

Scott Hamilton (’94)
2008 Inductee  

Gordon R. Hamm ('87)
2012 Inductee  

Steven Hanson ('75)
2010 Inductee  

John F. Harbal, II ('72)
2012 Inductee  

Paul J. Hooker ('75)
2012 Inductee  

Michael Hoskins (‘77)
2009 Inductee

Kathy K. Hunt ('84)
2015 Inductee

Richard A. Kappel Jr. ('69)
2015 Inductee

Cheryl Krueger  ('74)
2008 Inductee  

Robert Ludwig ('55)
2010 Inductee

Earle Malm ('71)
2014 Inductee

Robert W. '65 and Patricia A. Maurer
2019 Inductees

Mitch McLeod ('85)
2018 Inductee

Nick Mileti ('53, '75)
2011 Inductee

Bassel Y. Ojjeh ('90)
2012 Inductee

Valerie Newell ('75)
2014 Inductee  

Eugene A. Novak ('74)
2015 Inductee  

Gene Poor ('73)
2010 Inductee  

Maribeth S. Rahe ('70, '16 Hon.)
2017 inductee

Patrick L. Ryan ('74)
2013 Inductee  

J. Robert Sebo ('58, '13 (Hon.))
2008 Inductee  

Brian Sokol ('82, '84)
2011 Inductee  

Peggy Schmeltz ('50, '70)
2017 inductee

Lori Steele-Contorer ('86)
2014 Inductee  

David Stickler ('83)
2017 inductee

Kermit Stroh ('02 - Hon.)
2014 Inductee  

Decai Sun, Ph.D. ('90)
2018 Inductee

Robert M. Thompson ('55)
2008 Inductee

Bruce Tucker ('70)
2016 inductee  

George M. Weiss ('63)
2018 Inductee

Ronald R. Whitehouse ('67)
2008 Inductee

Michael Wilcox, ('87)
2009 Inductee  

Frederic D. Wolfe
2013 Inductee