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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
AT&T Services, Inc.Bankers Trust
Dr. Jodi L. & Don CahalanCaptain John R. Cusack, MC, USN (Ret.) ’76
Angela & Thaddeus FranklinDr. & Mrs. Stanley C. Gallagher ’76
Murray Goldstein, D.O.Dr. & Mrs. Donald Janower
McAninch CorporationMidAmerican Energy Company
James B. Mitton, D.O. ’71 & Eleanor MittonCharles E. Parrott, D.O. ’58
Prairie Meadows Racetrack & CasinoUnityPoint Health – Des Moines
Thomas E. Benzoni, D.O. ’83 & Noreen E. O’Shea, D.O. ’84Barry Braver, D.O. ’79 & Celia L. Sroka, D.O. ’79
Traci A. Bush, PT, OTR/L, DHSThomas R. DeGregory, D.O. & April DeGregory
William J. Dyche, Ph.D.Bernard M. Feldman, D.O. ’80 & Ava R. Feldman, D.O. ’83
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 MurrayMr. Mark C. & Mrs. Jill Oman
Gary P. Plundo, D.O. ’79, FACOFPTom & Juanita Robel
S. Ahmed MerchantJames S. Teague
Dr. & Mrs. Arvin TrippenseeU.S. Bank
VerizonGershon R. Weiner, D.O.*
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue ShieldWilliam C. Knapp Charitable Foundation
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
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
Dr. James M. & Mrs. Jeanette La RoseBecky Lade
Jeff & Shannon LambertiErika Linden & Randy Thompson
Karen & Duncan McLeanMediacom
Mark C. Menadue, D.O. ’83, FACEP, J.D.Rick S. Mofsen, D.O. ’85 & Mrs. Jean Mofsen
NCMIC Group, Inc. / Professional SolutionsDrs. Nicki and Jeff Nigro
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
Linda & Tom* RobelRuhl&Ruhl Commercial Company
Joseph J. Ryno, D.O. ’76, FACEP, FAEPShive-Hattery, Inc.
Lois SkinnerSamuel T. & Sally Wallace
West BankLinda & Michael Witte
Sue and Art WittmackTim & 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
GTG Construction / Steven & Tracy GrassoRoberta J. Guibord, D.O. ’92
Catherine A. & Watson A. Gutowski, D.O.Kim L. Burrell Gutowski, D.O. ’90 & Paul A. Gutowski, D.O. ’90
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 IruvantiJaina Johnson
Allen J. Kline, D.O. ’69William H. Koller, IV, M.H.A. ’14
Gregory J. Kosters, D.O. ’84Dr. Richard Kotz
Mitchell D. Kuhl, D.O. ’01 & Traese Y. Kuhl, D.O. ’00Nicholas 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
John Q. A. Mattern IIDonald & Jeannine Matz
Jan Miller StraubPaul J. Morris, D.O. ’78
NAACP-Des MoinesRobert F. Naples, D.O. ’83
R. W. & Mary A. NelsonKenley Neuman
Jeffrey A. Olson, D.O. ’00 & Karlon J. Olson, D.P.M. ’97Chidozie 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
Donald M. Rochen, D.O. ’68Dr. Norman & Mrs. Dee Ann Rose
Steven M. Rosenberg, D.O. ’71RSM US LLP
Ruan Family Foundation FundMorton L. Rubin, D.O. ’56
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
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
Seth & Katie StevensonCatherine Stevermer, P.T., Ph.D.
Jacqueline Stoken, D.O.Storey Kenworthy Company
Thomas D. StriegelTeri Stumbo, PT, Ph.D.
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.
Ronnette K. VondrakMr. & Mrs. H.W. Walker Jr.
Earl V. Walters, D.O. ’53Carolyn Weaver
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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