The minds behind the Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame are seeking nominations for the 2011 class.
The criteria for induction in order of importance are revenue and profit achieved, employment creation, contributions to industry, contributions to community-oriented projects and society, and the level of innovation of products and services.
To nominate a person, go to Entrepreneurhof.com/nominate.php. The ceremony honoring the inductees will be in November.
Last year, the organization honored Ralph G. Anderson, the late founder of engineering firm Belcan; John Y. Brown Jr., who built KFC into a national chain; Jim Host, founder of sports marketing firm Host Communications; Pearse Lyons, founder of Alltech; Davis Marksbury, co-founder of Exstream Software; Warren Rosenthal, who helped build Long John Silver's; John Schnatter, founder of Papa John's International; Lee T. Todd Jr., then-president of the University of Kentucky and founder of technology firms Projectron and DataBeam; and William T. Young Sr., the late founder of W.T. Young Foods and W.T. Young Storage Co.