Four to be inducted into Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

  • Frankfort, Ky. (November 14, 2018) – Later this evening, the Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Induction Celebration, presented by Chase Bank, will acknowledge Kentucky’s most successful entrepreneurs including:
    • Don Ball, Sr. | Ball Homes (Posthumous Award)
    • Jess Correll | First Southern National Bank
    • Joe Craft | Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.
    • Jim Headlee | Summit Energy Services
    The induction celebration will also honor the 2018 Emerging Entrepreneurs which includes:
    • Shane Howard | Custom College Recruiting
    • Gregg Morton | Fooji
    • Alice Shade | SentryHealth
    In addition, David Goodnight of Bluegrass Angels will be recognized as Investor of the Year and Steven Huey of Capture Higher Ed will be recognized as Mentor of the Year.
    The ceremony will be held at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort and Spa in Lexington at 6:30 p.m. this evening.
    The Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame is a physical and virtual destination that shares and celebrates the stories of Kentucky's most successful entrepreneurs. The mission is to raise awareness of the impact that entrepreneurship has made in the Commonwealth and encourage others to pursue similar ambitious endeavors.
    For more information about the initiative or to learn more about past honorees, please visit
    For more information about how to obtain media credentials for the event, contact Lori Jo Goff at 502-848-8727.


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    Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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