Business Hall of Fame 2019

May 23, 2019
Charlottetown, PEI



Junior Achievement of Prince Edward Island is pleased to announce the 2019 Inductees into the PEI Business Hall of Fame.

Jack & Carlotta Kelly

Innovative Entrepreneurs in the PEI Trucking Industry


Dr. Kay MacPhee

Highly Accomplished Educator and Entrepreneur


Kevin & Kathy Murphy

Dynamic Leaders In The PEI Hospitality Industry



The Business Hall of Fame was established by Junior Achievement of Prince Edward Island, to provide a forum to pay tribute to Island business people who have made an outstanding and enduring contribution to business development in the Province.

Inductees are selected for their vision, standards of excellence, determination, willingness to take risks, contribution to their community and to the prosperity of our Province.

Junior Achievement is an international non-profit organization dedicated to teaching young people the principles and dynamics of business and the free enterprise system.  On PEI some 5,500 students are enrolled in JA programs in schools across the Province.

The business leaders were formally inducted into the PEI Business Hall of Fame on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at a Gala Dinner at the Delta Hotels by Marriot Prince Edward in Charlottetown.  Tickets for this event are available through Junior Achievement PEI.




2019 Business Hall of Fame

May 23, 2019

PEI Convention Centre (The Delta)

Reception: 6:00
Dinner and Ceremonies: 7:00

For ticket information please contact:  Kelli Cook  902.892.6066





Special Thanks to Our 2019 Partners:

Major PartnersAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Delta Prince Edward, Richardson GMP,  Holland College, Credit Unions of PEI, McDonalds, Innovation PEI, Grant Thornton, East Coast International Trucks Ltd.

Lead Sponsors: Slemon Park Corporation, ADL, Harvest Wholesale, Thermo King Eastern Canada,  CIBC,  Air Canada, Eastlink, Cox and Palmer, Stewart McKelvey, Maritime Electric, PEI Bio Alliance, Aspin Kemp & Associates, The Insurance Company of PEI, The Gray Group, MRSB Group,  Red Shores,  RBC Royal Bank,  Mill River Experience, Invesco, TD Bank, Atlantic Beef Products

Media Partners: CBC, The Guardian, Ocean 100, Hot.105.5

Supporting Sponsors: Green Road Properties, Parts For Trucks, Foulkes Productions, PEI Mutual Insurance Company, Palmer Atlantic Insurance Ltd, Valley Equipment Ltd.



Click to view a list of our past Laureates



nominate a candidate

To nominate a candidate for the 2020 JA PEI Business Halll of Fame, please review the criteria and complete the nomination form in the link below.

Nomination Form and Criteria

If you have any questions about nominating a candidate please contact Debbie Atkinson

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