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Past Honorees

Established in 2011, the Hall of Fame honors individuals and organizations for leadership, advocacy and philanthropy. Their commitment and support have paved the way for the hospital’s transformational journey since becoming an independent authority in 1998.

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2019 honorees

  • Legacy Award 
    • Kirk Benson, MD
  • Catalyst Awards
    • Kevin Westrope and Jason Holmes
    • Cheryl Lockton Williams
  • Partner in Excellence Awards
    • BKD CPAs & Advisors
    • The Roasterie

2018 honorees

  • Legacy Award 
    • Charlie Sunderland
  • Catalyst Awards
    • The William H. Dunn Sr. family
    • Jeff, Mindy and Jordan Yowell
  • Partner in Excellence Awards
    • Global Prairie
    • LANE4 Property Group

2017 honorees

  • Legacy Award 
    • Jon Jackson
  • Catalyst Awards 
    • Blood and Marrow Transplant Team – The University of Kansas Cancer Center
    • Carole and Steve Price, Andrea and Kent Price
  • Partner in Excellence Awards 
    • Kansas City Chiefs and Hunt Family Foundation
    • SPM Marketing & Communications

2016 honorees

  • Legacy Award
    • Marc A. Asher, MD
    • Frank J. Ross Jr.
  • Catalyst Awards
    • Lisa Hale and the Hale Family Foundation
    • The Sunderland Foundation
  • Partner in Excellence Awards
    • Burns & McDonnell
    • Kansas City Royals

2015 honorees

  • Legacy Award
    • Bob Honse
  • Catalyst Awards
    • The Dolph C. Simons, Jr., Family
    • Adelaide C. Ward
  • Partner in Excellence Awards
    • AEG/Sprint Center
    • Uhlig LLC

2014 honorees

  • Legacy Award
    • : Dave Kerr
  • Catalyst Awards
    • Mid-America Cardiology, MidAmerica Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons 
    • Teresa and Tom Walsh
  • Partner in Excellence Awards
    • JE Dunn 
    • Kansas Speedway

2013 honorees

  • Legacy Award
    • Bill Grave
  • Catalyst Awards
    • Greg and Deanna Graves
    • William Reed, MD
    Partner in Excellence Awards
    • Lockton Companies
    • Standard Beverage Corporation

2012 honorees

  • Legacy Award
    • Irene M. Thompson
  • Catalyst Awards
    • Joe & Jeanne Brandmeyer
  • Partner in Excellence Awards
    • Pulse Design Group
    • Schultz Brothers Electric Company

2011 honorees

  • Legacy Award
    • George J. Farha, M.D.
    • Robert Hemenway, Ph.D.
  • Catalyst Awards
    • Annette Bloch
  • Partner in Excellence Awards
    • United Excel Corporation
    • Polsinelli Shughart PC