Five successful business leaders, including a husband and wife, will be honored
by Marshall University when they are inducted into the Lewis College of Business
Hall of Fame Tuesday, April 26.
This year’s inductees are Bob Agee, currently vice president of Frederick Holding Company; Earleen Agee, of C.F. Reuschlein Company and vice president of Leigh-Hi Corporation; Joe Gillette, a franchisee for Wendy’s and owner of 16 restaurants; Bob O’Dell, co-founder of Lanham, O’Dell & Company, Inc., certified financial planners; and Brad Smith, president and chief executive officer of Intuit.
The induction reception and ceremony will take place in the Marshall University Foundation Hall, home of the Erickson Alumni Center, on the Huntington campus. The celebration will begin with a VIP reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by a general reception at 6:15 p.m. and an awards ceremony at 7 p.m.
The Hall of Fame honors those people in the business community who have an outstanding record of long-standing achievement in their career fields. It is the most distinguished honor granted by the Lewis College of Business.
“I would like to congratulate all five inductees of the LCOB Hall of Fame for this year’s event,” said Dr. Chong Kim, dean of the College of Business. “It is a life award conferred upon leaders who have an outstanding record of achievement in their fields and have dedicated themselves to excellence.”
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