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Tag: Colorado Business Hall of Fame

November 12, 2020

Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureates To Be Highlighted on Rocky Mountain PBS

Colorado Business Hall of Fame 2020 inductee, Judith Wagner, accepts her award from two JA students. The Colorado Business Hall of Fame pays tribute to the state’s most distinguished business...

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January 29, 2018

Pictures from the 2018 Colorado Business Hall of Fame

One thousand attendees paid tribute to Colorado's distinguished business leaders at the unforgettable 29th annual Colorado Business Hall of Fame, presented by UMB Bank. The celebration was held on Jan....

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September 11, 2017

2018 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureate Bios: Philip (1826-1898) and Adolph J. (1856-1916) Zang

Philip Zang was born in 1826, one of eight children of John Zang and his wife Fredericka, in Aschaffenburg, Germany. John Zang was a member of an old Bavarian family...

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2018 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureate Bio: Joseph Kernan Weckbaugh

Joseph Kernan Weckbaugh, a Colorado native, was a tireless promoter for the state of Colorado and the city of Englewood. Weckbaugh was involved with many ventures, including forming the USO...

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2018 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureate Bios: Gil E. (1933-2000) and James M. Johnson

As chief executive officer of G.E. Johnson, Jim Johnson is building on his father’s legacy, not just following it. To be sure, the company founded by his late father, Gil...

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2018 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureate Bio: Richard Saunders

Richard “Dick” Saunders spent most of his childhood on the East Coast before moving to Colorado to attend the University of Denver. In 1959, Saunders entered the construction business as...

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2018 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureate Bio: William B. Pauls

William B. Pauls was born and educated in Canada. He graduated with chartered accountant designation in 1968, and worked as a staff accountant and a manager at Deloitte Haskins and...

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2018 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureate Bio: Barbara Barnes Grogan

Barbara Grogan founded Western Industrial Contractors (Western) in 1982 with a very inauspicious beginning. She bought a 1969 orange pick-up truck for $500, rented offices on an unpaved street and hired her...

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February 2, 2016

The freedom to pursue dreams

The Colorado Business Hall of Fame laureates are well known for their legendary contributions to the free enterprise system. Together, these pioneering men and women built businesses that transformed our...

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