Smurfit-Stone Entrepreneurial Alumni Hall of Fame


Smurfit-Stone Entrepreneurial Alumni Hall of Fame members represent a prestigious group of alumni who live their entrepreneurial dreams and make a difference in the community.


Each Hall of Fame member has been selected and celebrated at an induction ceremony that highlights their significant professional and community accomplishments. The Center for Entrepreneurship at the Cook School of Business Smurfit-Stone Entrepreneurial Alumni Hall of Fame exists to recognize and celebrate graduates of Saint Louis University who have contributed to our society and economy through entrepreneurial leadership in corporate and independent ventures, as well as in public, civic and social organizations.

2014 Hall of Fame Class

The 2014 class includes:

Small Independent Entrepreneurship
Peter Spanos Master of Business Administration, 1986 
CEO, Vetta Sports

Corporate Entrepreneurship
Steve Frank Bachelor of Commerce, 1970; Juris Doctorate, 1973 
Vice Chairman, Plancorp

Large Independent Entrepreneurship
Chris Sommers Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1998 
Founder & Owner, Pi Pizzeria

Social Entrepreneurship
Gil Bickel Master of Science in Commerce, 1968 
Chairman, Arch Angels

Honorees will be inducted at a ceremony on April 23 2014 at the Cook School. Register to attend here.


Hall of Fame Members

Since 2007, the Center for Entrepreneurship at the John Cook School of Business has recognized individuals annually whose commitment, service, and devotion serves as a role model for the community. We invite you to view our inducted members by viewing them through the year of their induction.