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The Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame Luncheon celebrates the induction of the next class of Lifetime Laureates. These individuals represent business excellence, inspiring leadership, entrepreneurial achievement, and innovation with a mindfulness toward community and philanthropy.

This year’s Hall of Fame will be held at The Lodge at Torrey Pines on Wednesday, October 11, 2023.

We are honored to announce biotechnology leader and innovator, Bill Rastetter, Ph.D., as our 2023 Hall of Fame inductee.

Rastetter serves as the chairman of three life science companies in San Diego, Neurocrine Biosciences, Fate Therapeutics, and Daré Bioscience. Additionally, he is an advisor to Illumina Ventures. Rastetter is a cofounder and chairman of San Diego Squared (SD2). SD2 is a nonprofit focused on increasing the diversity within the STEM industries in San Diego through mentorship, partnerships, and financial support for underrepresented high school and college students.


For more information or sponsorship opportunity inquiries, please contact Linda O’Connell at loconnell@jasandiego.org.

Hall of Fame 2023 Sponsors

Jack in the Box, National University, PNC Bank, US Bank, Maya's Cookies, SD Printers, Sycuan

Hall of Fame 2022 Recap

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Media Coverage: San Diego Union Tribune, Del Mar Times, CBS 8 San Diego, KUSI

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