New Haven Business Hall of Fame
Induction Ceremony and Dinner

Each year, more than 200 attendees gather to recognize New Haven County’s most distinguished business leaders. The 38th Annual Event will be held on March 6, 2018  at The Woodwinds in Branford from
5:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.

JA honors Hall of Fame Laureates for their leadership and success in business, and community involvement. Past recipients include entrepreneurs, CEOs, and presidents of both public and private companies who achieved extraordinary successes and continue to help shape Connecticut.


2017 New Haven Business Hall of Fame Laureates




Larry Bingaman
President and Chief Executive Officer
South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority

Bill Photo 2017


Bill Lee
The Lee Company


2017 Junior Achievement Spirit of Hope Award

Elsie photo


Elsie Chapman

2017  Corporate Award

C. Cowles & Company logo


2016 New Haven Business Hall of Fame Laureates

Paul A. McCraven
SVP, Community Development
First Niagara Bank

Joseph Natarelli
Marcum LLP

2016 Junior Achievement Spirit of Hope Award

Dr. Julia M. McNamara
Albertus Magnus College


2017 Reception Sponsor

2017 Platinum Sponsors

2017 Gold Sponsor

Citizen’s Bank
C.Cowles and Company
Yale New Haven Hospital

2017 Silver Sponsors


Blum Shapiro

Chase and J.P. Morgan

Comcast Cable

Murtha Cullina


2017 Bronze Sponsors

Albertus Magnus College

EBP Supply Solutions

Gateway Community College

Shipman & Goodwin

United Illuminating Company and the Southern Connecticut Gas Company