Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame
April 17, 2009
In a celebration of Chattanooga’s rich entrepreneurial spirit, UTC’s College of Business inducted three new members to the UTC Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame: Samuel H. Campbell, Harriet Babcock Campbell Cooper, and Victor "Pete" Serodino.
Samuel H. Campbell and Harriet Babcock Campbell Cooper recapitalized and revitalized the Chattanooga Bakery in 1939. Mr. Campbell was President of the company until his untimely death in 1950, and Mrs. Harriet Babcock Campbell Cooper was Chairman of the Board until she died in 1989. Victor "Pete" Serodino has been active in all phases of the Inland Marine Industry. Serodino, Inc. designs, builds, operates and repairs towboats, river excursion boats (including the Southern Belle) and barges, handling over 2 million tons of cargo on the Tennessee River annually.