2020: Aditi Deeg, chief financial officer, charity: water
2016: Larry May, President & Chairman, Keller Schroeder
2016: Doug Field, VP, Engineering, Tesla Motors, Inc.
2015: Doug Joest, executive director of Evansville Regional Airport
2014: Linda E. White, president & CEO of Deaconess Health System
2013: Kent Parker, business executive, entrepreneur and investor
2012: Chris Traylor, CEO of Traylor Brothers, Inc.
2011: Pete Mogavero, CEO of Anchor Industries
2010: Robert J. (Bob) Keller, president & chief executive officer, Escalade, Inc.
2009: Ira G. Boots, president and CEO, Berry Plastics
2008: Tim Stonesifer, chief financial officer, SABIC Innovative Plastics
2007: James C. Thyen, president and CEO, Kimball International Inc.
2006: J.P. Engelbrecht, vice president and chief operating officer, South Central Communications Corporation
2005: Robert G. Jones, president and CEO, Old National Bancorp
2004: Regency Commercial Associates
James McKinney, president and CEO
Marian Blackford, vice president and CFO
Julie Clayton, director of Administration and Project Management
Jeff Howell, director of Property Management
Joe Kiefer, director of Sales and Leasing
2003: Charles D. Storms, president, and CEO, Red Spot Paint and Varnish Co., Inc.
2002: Rick Geissinger, president and CEO, American General Financial Services in Evansville, who also serves as vice chairman of Consumer Lending for American International Group in New York
2001: Al Ritz, founder and president, Card Management Corporation (CMC)
2000: Alan R. Brill, president, Brill Media Company, LLC
1999: Kay Forbes-Smith, president, KFS & Associates
1998: Dennis Gage, president, Bradley David Productions
1997: Alan Holaday, vice president, Whirlpool Corporation
1996: John R. Dolan, president, Mead Johnson Nutritionals
1995: John Lippert, chairman and CEO, National City Bank
1994 Fall: Martin R. Imbler, President and Chief Executive Officer, Berry Plastics
1994 Spring: Lawrence Prybil, Daughters of Charity National Health System-East Central Region
1993 Spring: William G. Mays, Mays Chemical Company, Inc.
1992 Fall: Steven J. Schenck, NBD, Indiana
1992 Spring: Margaret Henderson Blair, research systems corporation
1991 Fall: Michael Campbell, Hurco Companies, Inc. and Hurco Manufacturing Co.
1991 Spring: Craig Schnuck, Schnucks Markets, Inc.
1990 Fall: J. C. Anderson, Whirlpool Corporation
1990 Spring: David Russell, The Carnival Shoes & Fashions, DAR Investments Group, Inc.
1989 Fall: Brian Derry, General Electric
1989 Spring: Irwin Teich, Barclay's American Business Finance
1988 Spring: Jack F. Malaney, L. S. Ayers Department store
1987 Fall: Robert Koch, II, George Koch Sons, Inc.
1987 Spring: Victoria Bennett Buyniski, United Medical Resources, Inc.
1986 Fall: John Bolger, CEO, American General Financial Services
1986 Spring: Robert Griffin, Indiana Industries, Inc.
1985 Fall: H. Lee Cooper, president, Citizens National Bank
1985 Spring: Robert W. Swan, CPA, Kemper CPA Group
1984 Fall: J. R. Dick Harris, Southern Indiana Bank and Trust Company
1984 Spring: Robert M. Leich, Jr., Charles Leich & Company and Charter Leasing
1983 Fall: Brian R. Bosworth, Indiana Department of Commerce
1983 Spring: Carolyn Georgette, Indiana Bell Telephone Company
1982 Fall: Ray Egan, Mead Johnson Corporation
1982 Spring: William Snyder, Whirlpool Corporation
1981 Fall: Richard W. Shymanski, Harding, Shymanski & Company
1981 Spring: David H. College, DeZurik Corporation
1980 Fall: Mace Broide, U. S. House of Representatives
1980 Spring: Andrienne E. Savage, Cummins Engine Company, Inc.
1979 Fall: Garth Marston, The Provident Institution for Savings
1978 Fall: Rich Davis, Evansville Courier
1978 Spring: Richard I. Culp, Arthur Andersen & Company of Indianapolis
1977 Fall: Everitt A. Carter, Oak Industries, Incorporated
1977 Spring: Leon T. Kendall, Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation
1976 Fall: Beryl Robichaud, McGraw-Hill, Inc.
1976 Spring: Robert E. Green, Executive Inn
1975 Fall: Wendell L. Dixon, Credit Thrift Financial, Inc.
1974 Fall: Kenneth W. Bradfield, Hahn, Incorporated
1974 Spring: John F. Gaither, Gaither, Hortin & Koewler
1973 Fall: Robert B. Slade, Inland Container Corporation
1973 Spring: Alan B. Graf, Keller-Crescent Company