In Memoriam

Learn why host Kirt Jacobs considers Jack "the guest that got away."

Jack Hughes Jacobs (1935-2018)

“The Guest That Got Away”…

Interviewed: 02-12-2018

Donald M. Vowels is a psychotherapist and spiritual counselor with Body, Mind, Spirit Health and Wellness in Louisville. He has an extensive resume in psychotherapy, theology and social work.

Dr. Donald M. Vowels (1953-2017)

Psychotherapist, Spiritual Counselor

Interviewed: 04-01-2016

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.

A native of Ireland, Dr. T. Pearse Lyons is driven by making a difference in the world, and has built his company, Alltech, based on doing the right thing.

Dr. T. Pearse Lyons (1944-2018)

President & Founder, ALLTECH, Inc. And 2010 Title Sponsor, FEI World Equestrian Games (held Lexington, KY.)

Interviewed: 06-11-2010

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

Dean Corbett is passionate about seeing people enjoy themselves.

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.

John Asher loves the sport of horse racing and is driven to make everything about Churchill Downs the best in the world.

John Asher (1955-2018)

former-Vice President of Racing Communications, Churchill Downs

Interviewed: 05-24-2007

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.

Debbie Scoppechio is the founder of Kentucky’s largest advertising agency.

David Armstrong is an achiever who looks to maximize everything he can do in a day.

David L. Armstrong (1941-2017)

Former Mayor of Louisville (1999-2003) (1941-2017)

Interviewed: 10-20-2005

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