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The Ferris Foundation Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Kurt Hofman Mr. Kurt Hofman, Chair
T '83
Vice President
RoMan Manufacturing, Inc.
Wayland, Michigan
Tim Murphy Mr. Tim Murphy, Chair-Elect
EHS '83
President/Owner
Consortium Networks
Frederickburg, VA
Jim Bachmeier Mr. Jim Bachmeier, Treasurer
Vice President
Administration and Finance
Ferris State University
Big Rapids, Michigan
Barbara Benda Ms. Barbara Benda
Associate Director
Ferris State University – Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Gary Granger Mr. Gary Granger, Past Chair
President
Granger Group
Wyoming, Michigan
Thomas Scholler Mr. Thomas P. Scholler, Secretary
B '59, D. Business and Industry (Hon.) '84
Director of Planned Giving
Archdiocese of Detroit
Clarkston, Michigan
Bob Murray Mr. Bob Murray, Executive Director
& Associate VP for Advancement
Ferris State University
Big Rapids, Michigan
   
Kenneth Bailey Mr. Kenneth Bailey
T '90
Senior Vice President
Rockford Construction
Ada, Michigan
Kevin Cross Mr. Kevin Cross
B '86
President
Linkfield and Cross Agency, Inc.
Ada, Michigan
Paul Doyle Paul Doyle
B '78
Principal/Owner
Inclusive/Performance Strategies
Caledonia, Michigan
Paul Eichenberg Mr. Paul Eichenberg
T '92
Strategy Consultant
Eichenberg Consulting
Novi, Michigan
David Eisler Dr. David Eisler
President
Ferris State University
Big Rapids, Michigan
Jean Elder Dr. Jean K. Elder
A&S D. Public Service (Hon.) '87
CEO and Senior Partner
J.K. Elder and Associates
Grand Rapids, Michigan
John Engelman Dr. John Engelman II
A&S '64, D. Science (Hon.) '03
Scientist (Retired)
SC Johnson & Son, Inc.
Racine, Wisconsin
John Fenn Mr. John Fenn
D. Business and Industry (Hon.) '07
Fenn and Associates
Shelby Township, Michigan
Robert Friar Dr. Robert Friar
Professor (Retired)
Ferris State University
Big Rapids, Michigan
Arlen-Dean Gaddy Mr. Arlen-Dean Gaddy
Director of Market Strategy
Erhardt Construction
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Emily (Cramer) Hancock Dr. Emily (Cramer) Hancock
P '76
Chief Pharmacist (Retired)
State of Indiana
Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning
Indianapolis, Indiana
John Hare Dr. John Hare
B '68, D. Business and Industry (Hon.) '03
President (Retired)
ABC Radio
Dallas, Texas
Susan Jones Ms. Susan Jones
Professor of Marketing
Ferris State University
Big Rapids, Michigan
Andrew Kalinowski Mr. Andrew Kalinowski
B '15
Chief Financial Officer
Paradigm Treatment Centers
Santa Monica, CA
Karl Linebaugh Dr. Karl Linebaugh
D. Business and Industry (Hon.) '15
North Region President (Retired)
Chemical Bank
Big Rapids, Michigan
Adel Makki Dr. Adel Makki
P '05
Dir. of Pharmacy Operations
Pharmascript
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Matthew Nawrocki Mr. Matthew Nawrocki
T '95
CEO/President
Vector's, Inc.
Aurora, Colorado
Randall Phelps Mr. Randall Phelps
B '83
Partner
HNI Incorporated
Ada, Michigan
Jack Roberts Mr. Jack Roberts
President and CEO
Peak Positions SEO
Traverse City, Michigan
Dick Shaw Mr. Dick Shaw
EHS '71, T '63
Educational Consultant (Retired)
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Kevin Simon Mr. Kevin Simon
B '07
Comptroller
Diocese of Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Alton Smith Dr. Alton Smith
HP '95
Radiologist
Beaumont Hospital
Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan
Terry Stewart Mr. Terry Stewart
B '69
TLS Ventures LLC (Retired)
Fountain Hills, Arizona
Saugatuck, Michigan
Howard Stross Mr. Howard C. Stross
B '69
President
Stross Law Firm, P.A.
Palm Harbor, Florida

Emeriti Directors

Michael Bigford
Big Rapids, MI

Dale DeHaan
Alto, MI

Mary Garvelink
Colorado Springs, CO

James Giroux
Grand Rapids, MI

Richard Hurst
Rockford, MI

Stephanie Leonardos
Ada, MI

Dennis Lerner
Big Rapids, MI

Joseph Mikols
Big Rapids, MI

Elizabeth Peacock
Ann Arbor, MI

Karl Roth
Bay City, MI

Gary Trimarco
Naples, FL

Sueanne Walz
Big Rapids, MI