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The WVU College of Business & Economics initiated the West Virginia Business Hall of Fame award in 2001 to recognize people with strong West Virginia ties who have made a significant impact on the business landscape.

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Charlie Jones

Charles T. Jones

President and CEO of Amherst Industries

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Robert Orders

Robert O. Orders

CEO of Orders Construction Company, Inc.

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Stephen Walker

D. Stephen Walker

Former President and COO of Walker Machinery Company

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About the West Virginia Business Hall of Fame

The annual West Virginia Business Hall of Fame honors business leaders with strong ties to West Virginia.

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Nominations are closed for the 2018 induction to be held in August in conjunction with the Annual West Virginia Business Summit. Any new nominations will be considered for 2019.

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Past Inductees

These extraordinary leaders have made everlasting impacts on the world of business.

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