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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
Platinum$10,000-$24,999
Gold$5,000-$9,999
Silver$2,500-$4,999
Member$1,000-$2,499

Criteria

  • 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 2016 (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016) President’s Society Members

Irving Gold, D.O. ’67*Roger D. Monsour, D.O. & Barbara Harken Monsour
Paul L. Ruza, D.O.*SEI
Bankers TrustDr. Jodi L. & Don Cahalan
Captain John R. Cusack, MC, USN (Ret.) ’76Angela & Thaddeus Franklin
Dr. & Mrs. Stanley C. Gallagher ’76Murray Goldstein, D.O.
Dr. & Mrs. Donald JanowerMcAninch Corporation
MidAmerican Energy CompanyJames B. Mitton, D.O. ’71 & Eleanor Mitton
Charles E. Parrott, D.O. ’58Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino
UnityPoint Health – Des Moines
Thomas E. Benzoni, D.O. ’83 & Noreen E. O’Shea, D.O. ’84Traci A. Bush, PT, OTR/L, DHS
Thomas R. DeGregory, D.O. & April DeGregoryWilliam J. Dyche, Ph.D.
Leonard Fronton, D.O. ’66*Gary & Marcia Hammers
Gary L. Heller, D.O. ’78Dr. & Mrs. Martin Jourden
Mercy Medical CenterDan & Ann Murray
Gary P. Plundo, D.O. ’79, FACOFPTom & Juanita Robel
S. Ahmed MerchantJames S. Teague
Dr. & Mrs. Arvin TrippenseeVerizon
Gershon R. Weiner, D.O.*Alan Zuckert
Estate of Patricia Aldrich*Dr. William G. Anderson, ’56
Atlantic Bottling CompanyAllen Auerbach & Terry Masel-Auerbach
April Bisaga-CarrBMO Harris Bank
Michael L. & Kathleen S. BoyleDr. Kimberly Brown & Robert Koutek
CenturyLinkNaresh Chandan, D.O. ’92 & Ritu Chandan, D.O. ’95
Patty and Jim Cownie Charitable FundEric & Kathy Crowell
George & Paula DaveyDes Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons, PC
Elite Casino ResortsBernard M. Feldman, D.O. ’80 & Ava R. Feldman, D.O. ’83
Jeffrey Gray, Ph.D.James A. Grekin, D.O.
Barry & Michele Griswell Charitable FundDr. & Mrs. Jeffry E. Hagenstein, ’76
Renee HardmanBradley K. Hiatt, D.O.
Homesteaders Life CompanyHubbell Realty Company
Imperial Apartments and Grand Prix Apartments / Richard & Lucinda Raabe; Michael & Deborah Hubbell; Verlin & Phyllis Cadwallader; Leslie Babich; and Jeff & Lisa WerthThe INS Family of Companies
Iowa Medical SocietyIowa Realty
Daniel C. Jones (D.O. ’93) and Carolee A. JonesRic & Carol Jurgens
Kemin IndustriesDr. James M. & Mrs. Jeanette La Rose
Becky LadeJeff & Shannon Lamberti
Erika Linden & Randy ThompsonMediacom
Mark C. Menadue, D.O. ’83, FACEP, J.D.Meredith
Rick S. Mofsen, D.O. ’85 & Mrs. Jean MofsenNCMIC Group, Inc. / Professional Solutions
Drs. Nicki and Jeff NigroMr. Mark C. & Mrs. Jill Oman
Mark & Karla PeifferPer Mar Security Services
PiperJaffrayPolk County Board of Supervisors
Principal Financial GroupR & R Realty Group
Mary A. Radia, D.O. ’81 & Suku V. RadiaThe Rasmussen Group, Inc.
Stephen & Janice RichardsRuhl&Ruhl Commercial Company
Joseph J. Ryno, D.O. ’76, FACEP, FAEPShive-Hattery, Inc.
U.S. BankSamuel T. & Sally Wallace
West BankWilliam C. Knapp Charitable Foundation
Linda & Michael WitteSue and Art Wittmack
Tim & Donna Yoho
Andrew Adair, D.O., FACOFP, FAAFPAhlers & Cooney, P.C.
Frank J. Amico, D.O., FACPKeith R. Anclam, D.O. ’85
Arthur E. Angove, D.O. ’62Kelly R. & Rachelle H. Baier
Lori & Larry J. BakerEric & Jenni Barp
Brian J. Beck, D.O. ’69John D. Bennett, D.P.M.
John & Pat Bergseng & FamilyRonald W. Blair, D.O.
Bruce & Theresa BolandBradley & Riley PC
Ylisabyth S. Bradshaw, D.O. ’78Governor Terry Branstad & Chris Branstad
Beth & Steve BrosnahanDr. Phil & Becky Bryant
Thomas R. Buroker, D.O. ’68 & Patricia G. BurokerMs. Linda M. Carter-Lewis
Gage M. CaudellEllen Chaffee
Dan & Pam Harrison ChambersJay W. Christensen, M.H.A. ’01
Dr. & Mrs. Frank M. ClarkCompetitive Edge Advertising Specialty Mfg. Company
Coppola, McConville, Coppola, Hockenberg & Scalise, PCPatricia A. Cottrille, D.O., FACOP
Joseph E. Czarnecki, D.O.Paul Dayton, D.P.M., FACFAS
Kevin V. de Regnier, D.O. ’85Delta Dental Plan of Iowa
Raymond M. Depa, D.O. ’97Des Moines Area Community College
Des Moines Police DepartmentMartin Diamond, D.O. ’62
MJ DolanDavid E. Drake, D.O. ’83
Pamela A. DuffyDuPont Pioneer
Dr. Ted Edwards & Dr. Belinda Savage-EdwardsJohn P. Eichorst, D.O. ’61
Mindi J. Feilmeier, D.P.M. ’05Charles Finch, D.O.
Michelle Fiorillo, D.O.Dr. Michael & Honorable Ellen Fishkin / Stony Brook Medical Associates
Tom & Kris FlynnMichael J. Foggia II D.O., Michael III, Milena, Audette
Jill & Darin FrerichsDon & Doreen Galligan
Ted & Jan GeorgeAnn M. Gessner, D.O. ’96 & William Lorenz, J.D.
Jeanne M. Giddings, D.O. ’84Darrell Gill, D.O. ’93
Dr. Daniel & Jean GilmanNeil Goldberg, D.O.
Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors BureauDr. Kerry & Garry Gregoryk
Nick & Stephanie GreinerRoberta J. Guibord, D.O. ’92
Kim L. Burrell Gutowski, D.O. ’90 & Paul A. Gutowski, D.O. ’90Catherine A. & Watson A. Gutowski, D.O.
Dr. & Mrs. Henry Hagenstein, ’77Marc B. Hahn, D.O. ’84
William J. Hamilton, D.O. ’72Andrew E. Hano
W. Hal Hatchett, D.P.M. ’00 / Coastal Carolina Podiatry, IncNick & Dee Henderson
Victoria L. HerringDr. John & Becky Hines
Norma J. Hirsch, M.D.Douglas R. Hoisington, D.O. ’86
Margaret & Leo HoughDr. William E. & Mrs. Lynne Howard
Gordon H. Hsieh, D.O. ’85Mike & Susan Huppert
Drs. Cheng-Hong & Evelyn R. HwangIowa Academy of Family Physicians
Iowa Farm Bureau FederationIowa Osteopathic Medical Association
Shubhada & Pran IruvantiChuck & Jaina Johnson
Allen J. Kline, D.O. ’69William H. Koller, IV, M.H.A. ’14
Dr. Richard KotzNicholas J. Kuiper, D.O. ’05
Douglas P. Larsen, D.O. ’71Toon Lee, D.O. ’65
Ralph Levy, D.O.James M. Mahoney, D.P.M.
Fred G. Margolin, D.O. ’66Kathryn N. Martin, D.O. ’00 & Thomas L. Martin, D.O. ’99
Dr. & Mrs. Joseph R. MastandreaJohn Q. A. Mattern II
Donald & Jeannine MatzJan Miller Straub
Paul J. Morris, D.O. ’78NAACP-Des Moines
Robert F. Naples, D.O. ’83R. W. & Mary A. Nelson
Kenley NeumanChidozie J. Ononuju, D.O. ’96, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Robert Orenstein, D.O. & Amy E. Foxx-Orenstein, D.O.Beth Orlowski, D.O. ’94
Robert S. Orosz, D.O.Robert C. Orr, D.O. ’65
Otis Elevator CompanyOutreach, Inc.
Dr. & Mrs. N.K. PandeyaDr. Edward H. & Mrs. Carol Papish
Claudia Peterson, D.O. ’86Andrea C. Plagge, D.O. ’98
Polk County Medical SocietyRachel Reimer, Ph.D.
Lisa Reineke, D.O.Marcia A. Rellihan, D.O. ’83
Edgar J. Rennoe, D.O. ’51Bret Ripley, D.O.
Brian L. Risavi, D.O., MS, FACEPLinda M. Robel
Donald M. Rochen, D.O. ’68Dr. Norman & Mrs. Dee Ann Rose
Steven M. Rosenberg, D.O. ’71RSM US LLP
Ruan Family Foundation FundAlfred D. Savage, D.O. ’72
Susan L. Schooler, PA-C ’92Dr. Roger & Carol Senty
Drs. Rebecca & Robert ShawDavid M. Shepard, D.O. ’80
Simonson & Associates Architects, LLCLois Skinner
Stanley E. Skopit, D.O., FAOCDMatthew T. Stainbrook, D.O. ’95
Stanford and Carol Reinisch FoundationTimothy A. Steele, Ph.D.
Michael J. Stein, D.O. ’66Dr. Craig & Mrs. Stacy Stevens
Catherine Stevermer, P.T., Ph.D.Jacqueline Stoken, D.O.
Storey Kenworthy CompanyThomas D. Striegel
Gene & Mary SukupRobert E. Suter, D.O., M.H.A., FACOEP-D, FIFEM
Don & Cheryl TimminsTriangle Solutions
John VisioliPaul B. Volker, M.D. & Barbara J. Gaddis, Ph.D.
Mr. & Mrs. H.W. Walker Jr.Earl V. Walters, D.O. ’53
Carolyn WeaverWellmark, Inc
Ray & Carla WiflerWillis Auto Campus
Connie Wimer / Business Publications CorpCharles L. Woods, D.O. ’66
Adrian L. Woolley, D.O. ’95Walter & Carol Yee

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