In Memoriam

Sam Swope has had a historic 60 years in the automobile dealership business.

Sam Swope (1926-2014)

Founder & Chairman, Sam Swope Auto Group, LLC

Interviewed: 12-19-2012

Living with a core of gratitude and an attitude of caring and sharing, Bernard Trager founded and built Republic Bank, always with a heart to serve.

Jim King believes that success breeds success and that as he achieves more, he is able to do more things for more people.

Councilman Jim King (1951-2015)

Past President & CEO, King Southern Bank & 2008 Louisville Metro Council President

Interviewed: 05-30-2008

Georgia Davis Powers learned early life that to make changes you must be empowered.

Owsley Brown Frazier has dedicated his life and fortune to improve his hometown for future generations.

Francene Cucinello loves to get people talking and challenge them to think.

Francene (1964-2010)

Former-Talk Show Host, 84 WHAS

Interviewed: 09-27-2006

Growing up in Kansas, Steve Sexton learned a lot about the importance of a strong work ethic and goal setting.

Steve Sexton (1959-2016)

Past President, Churchill Downs (2002-2009)

Interviewed: 09-27-2006

Joan Riehm has dedicated her life to making Louisville a better place to live and work.