Killam Development Joins Junior Achievement of Laredo to Celebrate Exceptional Business Leaders at the 2023 Business Hall of Fame

Laredo, TX (May 11, 2023) – Killam Development proudly announces its sponsorship as a Gold Sponsor for the 2023 Laredo Business Hall of Fame, organized by Junior Achievement of Laredo. The event will be held on May 11, 2023, at the Laredo Country Club and will honor exceptional business leaders who have made significant contributions to the City of Laredo through innovation, leadership, and community service.

This year’s honorees include: 

Marilyn de Llano

De Llano is a mental health advocate and art enthusiast who spearheaded a mural at the Border Region Behavioral Health Center in 2018 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Shira De Llano Art Program.

Armando Hinojosa

Hinojosa is a professional artist and sculptor with over 55 years of experience. He graduated from Texas A&I University in Kingsville where he received a fine arts degree. Hinojosa’s work can be found in banks, schools, universities, cemeteries, courthouses, churches, airports, SeaWorld of Texas, hospitals, and Boy Scouts of America Camps and offices.

Donato D. Ramos

Ramos is an attorney, a volunteer coach, a veteran, and a family and community man. His trial experience is in civil and oil and gas.

As a member of the Laredo business community, we are honored to support Junior Achievement of Laredo’s efforts in recognizing these remarkable business leaders. On behalf of the Killam family, we extend our congratulations to all the honorees, especially our friend Donato D. Ramos, for their contributions to Laredo’s continued prosperity.

For 28 years, the Laredo Business Hall of Fame has recognized outstanding achievements in Laredo’s business community and has inspired the next generation of leaders through economic education programs. All proceeds from the event will support Junior Achievement of Laredo’s efforts to provide experiential learning opportunities to over 7,500 students each year with the help of over 250 community volunteers.

Junior Achievement of Laredo relies on support and partnerships to drive its mission to build thriving communities by inspiring the next generation of leaders.

Congratulations to Donato D. Ramos and all the 2023 Laredo Business Hall of Fame Laureates for their contributions to Laredo’s growth and development. Killam Development is proud to support the Junior Achievement of Laredo’s mission.


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