Indiana County Business Hall of Fame

Indiana County's Foremost Leaders in Business

About The Business Hall of Fame

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The Indiana County Business Hall of Fame recognizes past and present business leaders for their lifetime achievements in promoting and advancing the economic climate of Indiana County.

The Hall of Fame is housed in the main lobby of the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on the campus of IUP.

Class of 2017

Jack W. Clark Jr.

Owner of Clark Metal Products

Lucy Donnelly

Indiana Gazette

Dr. Willis Everett Pratt

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Cecil Spadafora

Owner of Colonial Motor Mart and Meadow Lane Golf Course

Chuck Spadafora

Owner of Colonial Motor Mart, Colonial Toyota and Mark Arbuckle Nissan

E. James Trimarchi Jr.

First Commonwealth Financial Corp.

2017 Indiana County Business Hall of Fame Inductees

Indiana, PA – The Indiana County Chamber of Commerce at its annual member luncheon today announced the 2017 class of inductees for the Indiana County Business Hall of Fame.

Chamber Board of Directors Chairman Greg Sipos with First Commonwealth Bank made the announcement during his comments.

“We are pleased to again have another great class of individuals selected for induction into the Indiana County Business Hall of Fame,” Sipos said. “Indiana County is fortunate to have so many deserving people committed to improving and growing our business community. This year’s class is a great representation of that successful effort.”

The Hall of Fame selection committee voted and stack ranked all of the nominees in two categories, living and deceased. The following individuals are those who ranked the highest and will represent the second class of the Hall of Fame in 2017:

Deceased:

  • Dr. Willis E. Pratt, the 16th and final president of Indiana State Teachers College and the first president of IUP
  • Cecil Spadafora, Colonial Motor Mart and Meadow Lane Golf Course
  • E. James Trimarchi, Jr., the first president and CEO of First Commonwealth Financial Corporation
  • Jack W. Clark, Jr., Clark Metal Products

Living:

  • Chuck Spadafora, Colonial Motor Mart, Colonial Toyota and Mark Arbuckle Nissan

Chairman’s Selection:

  • Lucy Donnelly, Indiana Gazette

The third class of inductees will be officially entered into the hall during a formal dinner at the Kovalchick Complex June 8th, 2017. The Business Hall of Fame is located on the wall near the ticket counter in the Kovalchick Complex lobby.

Nominations submitted but not selected for the Hall of Fame will be kept by the Chamber of Commerce for a period of 5 years from the date of application. These nominations will be included each year along with the new applications for selection into the Business Hall of Fame.

Visit the Business Hall of Fame page on the Chamber’s website, www.indianacountychamber.com to learn more.

Nominate a Candidate

Know someone you would like to nominate? Download and complete the following form and return it by Sept. 29, 2017 to acknowledge their extraordinary contributions to Indiana County.

Dinner Ticket Reservation

To reserve your dinner ticket for the 2017 class induction on Thursday, June 8, please contact Jill Mountain at:

Phone: (724) 465 2511

Mail: jmountain@indianacountychamber.com

For a PDF of the the invitation, click here: Invitation

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, click here: Sponsor Info

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Indiana County Chamber of Commerce
1019 Philadelphia Street
Indiana, PA 15701
Phone: (724) 465 2511
Mail: jmountain@indianacountychamber.com