Pioneers

Dean Phillips

From his time as an executive at his family’s Phillips Distilling empire, where he modernized and upscaled the product line, to his time as chairman of Talenti Gelato (sold to
Dale Klapmeier

Dale Klapmeier

Cirrus cofounder Dale Klapmeier helped revolutionize the aviation industry with his company’s unique parachute safety device, the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System. It’s paid off for Cirrus, which now makes more