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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

AnonymousIrving Gold, D.O. ’67*
Roger D. Monsour, D.O. & Barbara Harken MonsourPaul 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
Kemin IndustriesDr. & Mrs. Joseph R. Mastandrea
Mercy Medical CenterMeredith
Dan & Ann MurrayGary P. Plundo, D.O. ’79, FACOFP
Tom & Juanita RobelS. Ahmed Merchant
James S. TeagueDr. & Mrs. Arvin Trippensee
U.S. BankVerizon
Gershon R. Weiner, D.O.*Alan Zuckert
Estate of Patricia Aldrich*American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company
Dr. William G. Anderson, ’56Atlantic Bottling Company
Allen Auerbach & Terry Masel-AuerbachApril Bisaga-Carr
BMO Harris BankMichael L. & Kathleen S. Boyle
Dr. Kimberly Brown & Robert KoutekCasey’s General Stores, Inc.
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
MJ DolanElite Casino Resorts
Bernard M. Feldman, D.O. ’80 & Ava R. Feldman, D.O. ’83Jeffrey Gray, Ph.D.
James A. Grekin, D.O.Barry & Michele Griswell Charitable Fund
Dr. & Mrs. Jeffry E. Hagenstein, ’76Renee Hardman
Bradley K. Hiatt, D.O.Homesteaders Life Company
Hubbell Realty CompanyImperial Apartments and Grand Prix Apartments / Richard & Lucinda Raabe; Michael & Deborah Hubbell; Verlin & Phyllis Cadwallader; Leslie Babich; and Jeff & Lisa Werth
The INS Family of CompaniesIowa Medical Society
Iowa RealtyDaniel C. Jones (D.O. ’93) and Carolee A. Jones
Ric & Carol JurgensDr. James M. & Mrs. Jeanette La Rose
Becky LadeJeff & Shannon Lamberti
Erika Linden & Randy ThompsonKaren & Duncan McLean
MediacomMark C. Menadue, D.O. ’83, FACEP, J.D.
Rick S. Mofsen, D.O. ’85 & Mrs. Jean MofsenNCMIC Group, Inc. / Professional Solutions
Drs. Nicki and Jeff NigroMr. Mark C. & Mrs. Jill Oman
Otis Elevator CompanyMark & Karla Peiffer
Per Mar Security ServicesPiperJaffray
Polk County Board of SupervisorsPrincipal Financial Group
R & R Realty GroupMary A. Radia, D.O. ’81 & Suku V. Radia
The Rasmussen Group, Inc.Stephen & Janice Richards
Ruhl&Ruhl Commercial CompanyJoseph J. Ryno, D.O. ’76, FACEP, FAEP
Shive-Hattery, Inc.Samuel 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. ’62Teresa A. Aoki, M.D.
Kelly R. & Rachelle H. BaierLori & Larry J. Baker
Baker GroupEric & Jenni Barp
Brian J. Beck, D.O. ’69John & May Bennett
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. (Check Aetna Foundation)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
David E. Drake, D.O. ’83Pamela A. Duffy
DuPont PioneerDr. Ted Edwards & Dr. Belinda Savage-Edwards
John P. Eichorst, D.O. ’61EMC Insurance Companies
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.
Dr. & Mrs. Robert GoodGreater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau
Dr. Kerry & Garry GregorykNick & Stephanie Greiner
Roberta J. Guibord, D.O. ’92Catherine A. & Watson A. Gutowski, D.O.
Kim L. Burrell Gutowski, D.O. ’90 & Paul A. Gutowski, D.O. ’90Dr. & Mrs. Henry Hagenstein, ’77
Marc B. Hahn, D.O. ’84William J. Hamilton, D.O. ’72
Andrew E. HanoW. Hal Hatchett, D.P.M. ’00 / Coastal Carolina Podiatry, Inc
Nick & Dee HendersonVictoria L. Herring
Dr. John & Becky HinesNorma J. Hirsch, M.D.
Douglas R. Hoisington, D.O. ’86Margaret & Leo Hough
Dr. William E. & Mrs. Lynne HowardGordon H. Hsieh, D.O. ’85
Mike & Susan HuppertDrs. Cheng-Hong & Evelyn R. Hwang
Iowa Academy of Family PhysiciansIowa Farm Bureau Federation
Iowa Osteopathic Medical AssociationShubhada & Pran Iruvanti
Chuck & Jaina JohnsonAllen J. Kline, D.O. ’69
William H. Koller, IV, M.H.A. ’14Gregory J. Kosters, D.O. ’84
Dr. Richard KotzMitchell D. Kuhl, D.O. ’01 & Traese Y. Kuhl, D.O. ’00
Nicholas J. Kuiper, D.O. ’05Douglas P. Larsen, D.O. ’71
Toon Lee, D.O. ’65Ralph Levy, D.O.
James M. Mahoney, D.P.M.Fred G. Margolin, D.O. ’66
Kathryn N. Martin, D.O. ’00 & Thomas L. Martin, D.O. ’99John 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
Outreach, Inc.Dr. & Mrs. N.K. Pandeya
Dr. Edward H. & Mrs. Carol PapishClaudia Peterson, D.O. ’86
Andrea C. Plagge, D.O. ’98Polk County Medical Society
Rachel Reimer, Ph.D.Lisa Reineke, D.O.
Marcia A. Rellihan, D.O. ’83Edgar J. Rennoe, D.O. ’51
Bret Ripley, D.O.Brian L. Risavi, D.O., MS, FACEP
Linda M. RobelDonald M. Rochen, D.O. ’68
Dr. Norman & Mrs. Dee Ann RoseSteven M. Rosenberg, D.O. ’71
RSM US LLPRuan Family Foundation Fund
Alfred D. Savage, D.O. ’72Susan L. Schooler, PA-C ’92
Dr. Roger & Carol SentyDrs. Rebecca & Robert Shaw
David M. Shepard, D.O. ’80Simonson & Associates Architects, LLC
Lois SkinnerStanley E. Skopit, D.O., FAOCD
Matthew T. Stainbrook, D.O. ’95Stanford and Carol Reinisch Foundation
Timothy A. Steele, Ph.D.Michael J. Stein, D.O. ’66
Dr. Craig & Mrs. Stacy StevensSeth & Katie Stevenson
Catherine Stevermer, P.T., Ph.D.Jacqueline Stoken, D.O.
Storey Kenworthy CompanyThomas D. Striegel
Teri Stumbo, PT, Ph.D.Gene & Mary Sukup
Robert E. Suter, D.O., M.H.A., FACOEP-D, FIFEMDon & Cheryl Timmins
Triangle SolutionsJohn Visioli
Paul B. Volker, M.D. & Barbara J. Gaddis, Ph.D.Ronnette K. Vondrak
Mr. & Mrs. H.W. Walker Jr.Earl V. Walters, D.O. ’53
Carolyn WeaverWellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
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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