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2022 Cedar Valley Business Hall of Fame

Event Completed!

When: Thursday, October 20, 2022
Where: Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center
Time: 5:00 PM CT
The 2022 Cedar Valley Business Hall of Fame, presented by First Interstate Bank, formerly Great Western Bank, marks the 28th anniversary of celebrating distinguished business leaders who have established a legacy of leadership within their industries and our community. Three laureates will be inducted into the Cedar Valley Business Hall of Fame, joining the elite group of past honorees, on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.

Through leadership, vision, and innovation, the laureates have influenced much of our community’s economic development and social welfare. These distinguished business leaders were nominated by community members, and then selected by an independent committee. These individuals have lived and worked in Eastern Iowa and epitomize five key standards of excellence:

Their IMPACT on their industry or organization;
Their INTEGRITY as an ethical business leader;
Their commitment to bettering the COMMUNITY as a whole;
Their LEADERSHIP qualities, which allow them to be exemplary role models for all of us – especially the children of Iowa;
Their ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT in starting or significantly advancing local businesses.

This elite group of Iowa leaders will be inducted at a black-tie gala held in their honor. Highlights of the evening include video biographies of each laureate and students from local schools will serve as hosts and escorts to reinforce the purpose of the event, to inspire children to visualize success.

2022 Cedar Valley Business Hall of Fame

Image of Stacey Bentley

Stacey Bentley

President & CEO Community Bank & Trust
Image of Andrew Fuchtman

Andrew Fuchtman

Owner Sidecar Coffee
Image of Kris Hansen

Kris Hansen

CEO Western Home Services, Inc.
Image of Mike Mallaro

Mike Mallaro

CEO VGM Group, Inc.


Presenting Sponsor

Induction Sponsor

Logo for Community Bank and Trust- CVA HOF induction sponsor
Logo for VGM- CVA HOF induction sponsor
Logo for Western Home- CVA HOF induction sponsor

Honoree Sponsor

Logo for Cardinal Construction- CVA HOF honoree sponsor
Logo for JSA Development- CVA HOF honoree sponsor
Logo for Lincoln Savings Bank- CVA HOF honoree sponsor

Student Leadership Sponsor

Logo for Align PLC- CVA HOF student sponsor
Logo for Kirk Gross-CVA HOF student sponsor

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