Past hall of fame laureates include the best and brightest of Washington state’s business community. We honor their achievements and successes! Included are a few videos honoring previous laureates.

Note: PS stands for laureates in the Puget Sound region and EWNI stands for laureates in the Eastern Washington/Northern Idaho region. All laureates prior to 2000 are from the Puget Sound region.

2019

Elaine Couture (EWNI)
Glen Nenema (EWNI)

2018

Penn Fix and Debra Schultz (EWNI)
Peter F. Stanton and John E. (Jack) Heath III (EWNI)

2017

Carl Behnke (PS)
Greg Bever (EWNI)
Artie Buerk (PS)
Donald P. Neilsen (PS)
Judith M. Runstad (PS)
Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer (EWNI)
Mark Sonderen (EWNI)

2016

Dr. Dwight Damon (EWNI)
Ivar Haglund (PS)
Bruce R. Kennedy (PS)
Dr. Harold “Harry” Mielke, Jr. and Marcia Mielke (EWNI)
Deanna Oppenheimer (PS)

2015

Clarence “Bud” Barnes (EWNI)
Jeff Brotman (PS)
Betsy Cowles (EWNI)
Douglas and Edward Hawkins (EWNI)
Gene Juarez (PS)
Jim Sinegal (PS)

2014

Charles Barbo (PS)
Don Brunell (PS)
David And Mari Clack (EWNI)
Rich Hadley (EWNI)
LeRoy Nosbaum (PS)
Rufus Woods (PS)

2013

Bill Ayer (PS)
Tom Cable (PS)
Mike Flynn (PS)
Woody Howse (PS)
Gary Oakland (PS)
James T. “Tim” Welsh (EWNI)
Bill and Judi Williams (EWNI)

2012

Jim Douglas (PS)
Budd Gould (PS)
Edie Hilliard (PS)
Don Kardong (EWNI)
William D. Ruckelshaus (PS)
Mike Taylor (EWNI)

2011

Michael Garvey (PS)
Gerald Grinstein (PS)
Sally Narodick (PS)
LeRoy Nosbaum (EWNI)
Ricky Smith (PS)
Wendle Motors/The Wendle Family (EWNI)

2010

Allied Fire & Security/The Hunt Family (EWNI)
John Creighton (PS)
William Kirschner (PS)
Milt Kuolt (PS)
William (Bill) Robinson (EWNI)
Don Watts (PS)

2009

Barry Ackerley (PS)
Ginger Ackerley (PS)
Gordon Budke (EWNI)
Kirby Cramer (PS)
Marlene “Marti” Hollenbeck (EWNI)
Lou Pepper (PS)
Allen Shoup (PS)
Dale Stedman (EWNI)

2008

Michael Phillips (PS)
Tomio Moriguchi (PS)
Paul Redmond (EWNI)
Samuel Selinger, MD (EWNI)
Father William J. Sullivan (PS)

2007

Bob Burns (PS)
Dr. Nils August Johanson (PS)
Ed McWilliams (EWNI)
Bill Peare (PS)
Robert L. Ringgenberg (PS)
John W. Stanton (PS)
Walt are Karen Worthy (EWNI)

2006

David T. Denny (PS)
Fidelity Associates Insurance and Financial Services/The Jones Family (EWNI)
Kemper Freeman, Jr. (PS)
Dr. William B. Hutchinson (PS)
Wendell J. Satre (EWNI)
Walter W. Straley (PS)
Ron & Julie Wells (EWNI)

2004

Tony Callison (PS)
William H. Cowles (EWNI)
John Ellis (PS)
Ed Fritzky (PS)
Jay P. Graves (EWNI)
William Grose (PS)
Larry Stanley (EWNI)
Ed Tsutakawa (EWNI)

2003

King Cole (EWNI)
Clarence Freeman (EWNI)
John W. Graham (EWNI)
Robert Benton Patterson (EWNI)
E.H. Stanton (EWNI)

2002

William J. Bain (PS)
Sister Peter Claver (EWNI)
Louis Davenport (EWNI)
James Monaghan (EWNI)
H. Martin Smith, Jr. (PS)
Lester Smith (PS)
Luke Williams (EWNI)

2001

Thoburn C. Brown (EWNI)
Daniel Chase Corbin (EWNI)
James M. Comstock (EWNI)
Henry Jansen (PS)
Eric Johnston (EWNI)
Bruce A. Nordstrom (PS)
James F. Nordstrom (PS)
John N. Nordstrom (PS)
John L. Scott (PS)

2000

Joel Ferris (EWNI)
Neal Fosseen (EWNI)
James Glover (EWNI)
Levi Hutton (EWNI)
Frank McLaughlin (PS)
Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart (PS)
George Russell, Jr. (PS)
Holt Webster (PS)

1999

Herb Bridge
Robert Bridge
Henry “H.B.” Broderick
John Danz
Joe Gottstein

1998

Frank A. Dupar
Henry L. Kotkins, Sr.
Stanley O. McNaughton
Cecilia Schultz
S.W. Thurston

1997

George H. Bartell, Sr.
Prentice Bloedel
Hawthorne K. Dent
Frank Shrontz

1996

James W. Clise
Stuart Robertson
Herman Sarkowsky
Henry Yesler

1995

Jack A. Benaroya
James M. Colman
F. Kemper Freeman, Sr.
W. Walter Williams

1994

Ben B. Erlichman
Marcus Nalley
Hunter Simpson
Elbridge A. Stuart

1993

James E. Casey
O.D. Fisher
Joshua Green
Frederick T. Haley

1991

Eddie Bauer
Alden J. Blethen
Mark E. Reed
Samuel E. Stroum

1990

Norton Clapp
Thea Foss
Emil Sick
David E. Skinner

1989

Arthur A. Denny
Jacob Furth
Henry Hewitt, Jr.
Robert Morgan
Josephine Nordhoff
George J. Schuchart
Howard H. Wright
T.A. Wilson

1988

John M. Fluke, Sr.
Paul Pigott
Nat Rogers
D.K. “Don” Weaver

1987

William A. Allen
William E. Boeing
Dorothy Stimson Bullitt
Edward E. Carlson
Dexter Horton
Horace Winslow McCurdy
John W. Nordstrom
Frederick Weyerhaeuser