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President’s Society

Presidents SocietyEstablished in 2003, the Des Moines University President’s Society honors generous individuals, private and family foundations, public corporations and corporate foundations who make annual gifts of $1,000 or more to any DMU college, program or fund. Members of the President’s Society provide the components that make the University innovative and exceptional. President’s Society members who contribute lifelong gifts cumulating $100,000 or more become lifetime members of the University’s Founders Society.

Annual Recognition Levels

Francium$25,000 and above


  • Total gifts to Des Moines University received during each academic fiscal year (July 1-June 30).
  • Contributions must meet or exceed $1,000 by June 30 in order for a donor to be recognized as a member.
  • Gifts can be made in support of any Des Moines University college, program, fund or university event.
  • Public corporations and corporate foundations are eligible for membership
  • Annual pledge support amounts determine recognition levels

Eligible Gift Types

  • Cash
  • Securities
  • In-Kind (with documentation)
  • Real estate
  • Corporate matching gifts (provided recognition isn’t prohibited by company’s matching gifts policy)
  • Soft credit for current spouse (with documentation)
  • Any type of planned gift is eligible
  • Annual pledge based support 

Donor Recognition and Opportunities for Engagement

  • Donor name(s) listed on our website and in the annual Des Moines University Honor Roll of Donors
  • Special invitations to donor and campus events including the prestigious President’s Society Holiday Reception
  • Des Moines University Magazine
  • A mailed copy of your year-end giving statement for tax purposes sent in January
  • Special communications and recognition from Des Moines University senior leadership

President’s Society Members

Current fiscal year 2017 (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017) President’s Society Members

Dr. & Mrs. Stanley C. Gallagher ’76

Murray Goldstein, D.O.

Jim & Ellen Hubbell

Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino



Dr. William G. Anderson, ’56

Boyd R. Buser, D.O., FACOFP

Dr. & Mrs. Donald Janower

Mercy Medical Center

Tom & Juanita Robel

James S. Teague

Dr. & Mrs. Arvin Trippensee

Dr. Vance Walters

Randy Bergen, D.P.M.

BMO Harris Bank

George & Paula Davey

Elite Casino Resorts

Gary & Marcia Hammers

Renee Hardman

Imperial Apartments and Grand Prix Apartments / Richard & Lucinda Raabe; Michael & Deborah Hubbell; Verlin & Phyllis Cadwallader; Leslie Babich; and Jeff & Lisa Werth

Iowa Medical Society

Iowa Realty

MidAmerican Energy Company

Steve & Erna Morain

Per Mar Security Services

Principal Financial Group

Stephen & Janice Richards

U.S. Bank

Connie Wimer / Business Publications Corp

Frank J. Amico, D.O., FACP

Lori & Larry J. Baker

Brian J. Beck, D.O.

April Bisaga-Carr


Ronald W. Blair, D.O.

Ylisabyth S. Bradshaw, D.O. ’78

Governor Terry Branstad & Chris Branstad

Gilbert Bucholz, D.O. ’58

Ms. Linda M. Carter-Lewis

Gage M. Caudell, D.P.M.’05

Naresh & Ritu Chandan

Chaur-shong S. Chen, D.O. ’92

Gregory B. Collins, D.O. ’98

Competitive Edge Advertising Specialty Mfg. Company

Capt. David A. Coons, D.O. ’96

Patty and Jim Cownie Charitable Fund

Des Moines Police Department

MJ Dolan

David E. Drake, D.O. ’83

John P. Eichorst, D.O. ’61

Paul E. Emmans Jr., D.O. ’71

Bernard M. Feldman, D.O. ’80 & Ava R. Feldman, D.O. ’83

Don & Doreen Galligan

Jeanne M. Giddings, D.O. ’84

Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau

GTG Construction / Steven & Tracy Grasso

William J. Hamilton, D.O. ’72

Margaret & Leo Hough

Gordon H. Hsieh, D.O. ’85

Mike & Debbie Hubbell

Mr. Fred & Charlotte Hubbell

Rusty Hubbell

Michael G. Hunt, D.O.

Hy-Vee, Inc.

Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association

Karen M. Keane, D.O. ’84 & Timothy E. Keane, D.O. ’84

Gregory J. Kosters, D.O. ’84

Dr. Richard Kotz

Mitchell D. Kuhl, D.O. ’01 & Traese Y. Kuhl, D.O. ’00

Toon Lee, D.O. ’65

Ralph Levy, D.O.

Arthur S. Lieberman, D.O. ’65

John Q. A. Mattern II

Robert F. Naples, D.O. ’83

Claudia Peterson, D.O. ’86

Guy & Debbie Pillon

Edgar J. Rennoe, D.O. ’51

Bret Ripley, D.O., FACOFP, FPLI

Brian L. Risavi, D.O., MS, FACEP

Steven M. Rosenberg, D.O. ’71


Ryan Companies US, Inc.

Joseph J. Ryno, D.O. ’76, FACEP, FAEP

Ronald D. Sanzone, D.O. ’68

Susan L. Schooler, PA-C ’92

Lois Skinner

Dr. & Mrs. Stanley Skopit

Dr. Brad & Tami Smith

Matthew T. Stainbrook, D.O. ’95 & Tuesdae R. Stainbrook, D.O.

Stanford and Carol Reinisch Foundation

Michael J. Stein, D.O. ’66

Dr. Craig & Mrs. Stacy Stevens

Jacqueline Stoken, D.O.

Dr. & Mrs. Robert Suter D.O., M.H.A.

John Visioli

Waldinger Corporation

Willis Auto Campus

Charles L. Woods, D.O. ’66 & Rebekah A. Trochmann, M.D.

Walter & Carol Yee

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