Junior Achievement: Honors Wisconsin business leaders April 16th

New Inductees, Past Laureates will be Recognized at the 25th Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame™ Induction Ceremony

MILWAUKEE – For 25 years Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (JA) has recognized outstanding business leaders that have shaped the economic landscape of Wisconsin at the Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame™ Induction Ceremony. To celebrate the 25th anniversary, JA has invited all 107 previously inducted laureates to help honor this year’s inductees at a ceremony and benefit dinner on April 16, 2015 at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee. This year’s laureates include Joyce Bytof, of Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group, Inc., Russell M. Darrow, Jr. of Russ Darrow Group, Inc., Ralph and Alice Stayer of Johnsonville Sausage, LLC and Edward Zore of Northwestern Mutual. Joyce Bytof and Ralph and Alice Stayer will be inducted posthumously. JA will also honor Andrew Pfluger the 2015 Young Entrepreneur of the Year, John Daniels of Quarles & Brady LLP, this year’s Distinguished Executive, and Austin Ramirez of HUSCO International, this year’s Peak Performer during the ceremony.

WHAT: An induction ceremony and dinner benefiting Junior Achievement

WHY: To honor past, present and future Wisconsin business leaders

WHERE: The Pfister Hotel, 424 East Wisconsin Avenue, 7th Floor, Milwaukee

WHEN: 5:15 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 2015

WHO: Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group, Russ Darrow Group, Johnsonville Sausage, Northwestern Mutual, Quarles & Brady LLP, HUSCO International

Media members interested in attending this event or interviews should contact Jessica Levine, 414-271-0101.

About Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc. is dedicated to educating students about work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. The organization prepares young people for the real world, showing them how to generate wealth and effectively manage it, create jobs which make their communities more robust and apply entrepreneurial thinking to the workplace. Over 166,000 students in the state of Wisconsin put these lessons into action every year and learn the value of contributing to their communities.



Jessica Levine; 414-271-0101; [email protected]

Laura Gainor; 704-941-4191; [email protected]