SAN FRANCISCO, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Junior Achievement Silicon Valley Business Hall of Fame will honor Albertini Group, Inc. (AGI) founder and chairman Nancy Albertini at its annual Business Hall of Fame celebration onThursday,May 10, 2012 at The Fairmont San Jose in San Jose, Calif. Celebrating its 25th year, the event honors the business leaders, mavericks, and change-makers who built Silicon Valley into the world's foremost technology center and who, through their actions and accomplishments, serve as role models for the young people of Silicon Valley.
The evening will begin with a Town Hall Reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by a Reception at 6:00 p.m., and the Dinner & Presentation at 7:00 p.m. In addition to Albertini, the 2012 JA Silicon Valley Business Hall of Fame Laureates include Christine and John Davis, co-founders of Club Auto Sport, president and vice president of TMFC, Inc., and founders of Air Systems, Inc.; Walter Loewenstern, co-founder of ROLM; and Ed Zander, former chairman and CEO of Motorola and former president and COO of Sun Microsystems, Inc. Tickets and sponsorships are available by contacting Briene Cole at [email protected] or 408-217-7904.
Nancy Albertini has connected the most sought-after talent with industry-leading companies for over 22 years. She founded executive search firm AGI in 2006, building it to become an industry innovator and thought leader. Before founding Albertini Group, Inc., she founded Taylor Winfield, Inc. in 1986, partnering with private equity firms and focusing on executive search for emerging growth companies. In 2003 she helped found Pagemill Partners, which provides financial advisory services, including M&A advisory, private placement advisory, and specialized financial studies to emerging and middle-market technology companies.
Junior Achievement of Northern California is a member of an international organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. JA provides in-school and after-school life-skills programs for students in grades K-12 in 23 counties throughout Northern and Central California. Junior Achievement's programs focus on three pillars of success: Work Readiness, Entrepreneurship, and Financial Literacy.