Kwame Building Group CEO Tony Thompson has been named to the inaugural St. Louis Business Journal Hall of Fame. The honorees were recipients of the publication’s signature awards programs over the years who “continue to have an outsized influence on the business world.” A team of editors considered 1,600 individuals. 

Thompson was a member of the St. Louis Business Journal 40 Under 40 class of 1998 and continues to be a leader in the construction industry and St. Louis community

Congratulations to all 10 inaugural Hall of Fame members:

Bill Dewitt Iii: President of The St. Louis Cardinals

Arnold Donald: Current CEO of Carnival Corp, former executive at Monsanto

Jim Kavanaugh: CEO of World Wide Technology 

Jerry Kent: CEO of IT and Tierpoint, co-founder of Charter Communications

Ron Kruszewski: Chairman of Stifel Financial

Alaina Macia: President, CEO and co-owner of Medical Transport Management Inc.

Kathleen Mazzarrella: President, CEO and chairman of Graybar

Chrissy Taylor: CEO of Enterprise Holdings

Rob Vitale: CEO and president of Post Holdings, former partner at Westgate Group