The Greater Omaha Chamber announces – and applauds – the latest class of Omaha Business Hall of Fame inductees which includes six outstanding business leaders, past and present, whose professional accomplishments are historically significant to the development of Omaha.

The 2014 Omaha Business Hall of Fame inductees are: Irvin Blumkin, Chief Executive Officer, Nebraska Furniture Mart; Louis Blumkin (Deceased), Chairman Emeritus, Nebraska Furniture Mart; Ronald Blumkin, President, Chief Operating Officer, Nebraska Furniture Mart; John K. Boyer, Partner, Fraser Stryker PC LLO; Paul Jessen (Deceased), President/Founder, Koley Jessen PC LLO; and Aldo Tesi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Election Systems and Software.

The six will be inducted into the Omaha Business Hall of Fame during a gala celebration on Wednesday, April 23, at the Holland Performing Arts Center. Hosted by the Greater Omaha Chamber, the evening will begin with a 6 p.m. hors d’oeuvres dinner followed by the induction ceremony at 7:30 p.m. The cost to attend is $250 per person. Parking is included. Reservations can be made online at by April 16.

Proceeds from the Omaha Business Hall of Fame Gala will continue to support the permanent Omaha Business Hall of Fame exhibit at The Durham Museum and the annual Young Professionals Summit, a project of the Chamber’s Greater Omaha Young Professionals. The 2014 Omaha Business Hall of Fame Gala sponsors are Fraser Stryker, KPMG LLP and U.S. Bank.