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Business Hall of Fame

The Business Hall of Fame annually honors the widespread contributions of outstanding Tulsa business leaders who shape and strengthen the university, community and economy.

2016 Inductees

Robin F. Ballenger – Outstanding Business Leader
Chairman, Flint Resources Company, LLC and President, Flint Family Foundation

Jake Henry Jr. – Outstanding Business Leader
President and Chief Executive Officer, Saint Francis Health System

Doug McMillon – Outstanding Business Leader
President and Chief Executive Officer, Walmart

2015 Inductees

William F. “Bill” Fisher, Jr. – Outstanding Entrepreneur
President and CEO, Miss Jackson’s

Becky J. Frank – Outstanding Business Leader
Chairman, CEO and Managing Partner, Schnake Turnbo Frank

Steve W. Turnbo – Outstanding Business Leader
Chairman Emeritus, Schnake Turnbo Frank

2014 Inductees

John W. Gibson – Outstanding Business Leader
Non-executive Chairman of the Board, ONEOK, ONEOK Partners and ONE Gas
Chairman and CEO, ONEOK and ONEOK Partners

Hans C. Helmerich – Outstanding Business Leader
Chairman of the Board, Helmerich & Payne, Inc.
CEO, Helmerich & Payne, Inc.

David R. Lawson – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Managing Partner, JD Young Leasing, LLC
President and CEO, Capital One Auto Finance Corporation

2013 Inductees

Mike Krimbill – Outstanding Entrepreneur
CEO, NGL Energy Partners LP

James C. McGill– Outstanding Entrepreneur
Chairman and CEO, Macrosolve, Inc.
Chairman and CEO, Anansic: E-Discovery and Digital Forensics

Robert A. West– Outstanding Entrepreneur
CEO, Anchor Drilling Fluids USA, Inc.

2012 Inductees

Jeff Davis – Outstanding Entrepreneur
CEO, United States Beef Corporation, Inc.

Judith A. Smith – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Owner, Chairwoman and CEO, Smithco

Michael E. Wiley – Outstanding Business Leader
Chairman, President and CEO, Baker Hughes

2011 Inductees

Steven J. Malcolm – Outstanding Business Leader
Chairman, President and CEO, Williams

Robert D. Thomas – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Co-founder, Senior Star Living

William F. Thomas – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Co-founder, Senior Star Living

2010 Inductees

Randy A. Foutch – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Chairman and CEO, Laredo Petroleum

Burt B. Holmes – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Co-founder, QuikTrip Corporation
Founder, The Holmes Organisation, Inc.

G. Fulton Collins III (1943-2008) – Outstanding Business Leader
Chairman and CEO, Liberty Glass

2009 Inductees

John R. “Cy” Elmburg – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Founder, Blitz USA

Joseph W. Moeller – Outstanding Business Leader
President, Koch Petroleum Group
President, Koch Ventures, Inc.

Robert C. Poe – Outstanding Business Leader
Founder, Poe & Associates

2008 Inductees

James M. Bird, Sr. – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Founder, Birdwell
Chairman of the Board, Hanley and Bird

Keith E. Bailey – Outstanding Business Leader
Chairman and CEO, the Williams Companies

Joseph W. Craft III – Outstanding Business Leader
President and CEO, Alliance Resource Partners, L.P.
CEO and Chairman of the Board, Alliance Holdings GP, L.P.

2007 Inductees

Dave Hentschel – Outstanding Business Leader
Chairman and CEO, Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation

Robert J. LaFortune – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Investor and civic leader

2006 Inductees

King P. Kirchner – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Co-founder Unit Corporation

Charles C. Stephenson, Jr. – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Co-founder, Vintage Petroleum
Founding parter, Regent Private Capital
Co-founder, Premier Natural Resources

John H. Williams – Outstanding Business Leader
Founder, Williams Companies

2005 Inductees

John A. Brock – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Chairman, Brighton Energy LLC,
Owner, Rockford Exploration Inc.

John M. Graves – Outstanding Business Leader
Founder, J.M. Graves Oil Properties

James E. Wilburn – Outstanding Entrepreneur
CEO & Founder, Winnercomm Inc.

2004 Inductees

Arnold Brown – Outstanding Entrepreneur
President and CEO, KWB Oil Property Management, Inc.

William E. Lobeck – Outstanding Business Leader
President and CEO, Vanguard Car Rental USA

2003 Inductees

Joseph Cappy – Outstanding Business Leader
Chairman and CEO, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group

Roger Hardesty – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Founder and Chairman, United States Aviation Co.,
Owner, Mid-Continent/Midco Concrete Companies,
CEO, Alliance Transportation

Genave King Rogers – Outstanding Business Leader
Investor

2002 Inductees

Chester Cadieux – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Chairman, President & Co-Founder, QuikTrip Corp.

Michael D. Case – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Chairman & Founder, Case & Associates Properties, Inc.

Raymond H. Siegfried II – Outstanding Business Leader
Chairman, The Nordam Group

2001 Inductees

James W. Pielsticker (1938-2001) – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Chairman & CEO, Arrow Trucking Co.

William K. Warren, Jr. – Outstanding Business Leader
Chairman, Warren American Oil Co.
Chairman, The William K. Warren Foundation

John S. “Jack” Zink – Outstanding Business Leader
Chairman & President (Ret.),
John Zink Co., Founder, ZEECO, Inc.
Chairman, John Steele Zink Foundation

2000 Inductees

Paula Marshall-Chapman – Outstanding Business Leader
Chief Executive Officer, The Bama Companies

Robert E. Lorton, Jr. – Outstanding Business Leader
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, World Publishing Company
Publisher, Tulsa World

Peter C. Meinig – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
HM International, Inc.

Henry H. Zarrow (1916-2014) – Outstanding Entrepreneur
Chairman, Zarrow Holding Company
Zarrow Family Office, L.L.C.