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Bud Cherry


Eagle Creek Renewable Energy

Chirantan ‘CJ' Desai

Chief product officer


Roger Dickey



Dan Dobberpuhl

UI Engineering HOF

CEO, P.A. Semi, Inc.

Dave Downey

Big Ten Medal of Honor

Scored 53 vs. Indiana

Martin Eberhard

Co-founder, former CEO

Tesla Motors

Ashley Morgan

Development and events coordinator

Crisis Nursery

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Don Edwards

Flexpoint Ford CEO

Chair, UI board of trustees

Bob Falato

Senior VP

Northern Trust

Ronald Filler

NY Law School professor

Gave $200,000 for band tower

Larry Gies

$150 million donor

Gies College of Business namesake

Joe Glas

Ret. VP/GM, DuPont Biotechnology

Ret. CTO, Myriant Corp.

Arielle Gross

Global Business Marketing


Mannie Jackson

Basketball Hall of Famer

CEO, Harlem Globetrotters

Jack Klues

Media executive

Donated $1M in 2015

Terry Lavin

Appellate judge

Illinois First District

Anthony Leggett

Nobel-winning physicist

On UI faculty since ’83

Stu Levenick

Retired group president


Mary McDowell

Polycom CEO

Distinguished Alumni Award

Ray Mentzer

Retired from ExxonMobil

Purdue visiting professor

Saul Morse

Springfield attorney

Brown, Hay & Stephens

Brad Oltmanns

Global board director


Deborah Paul

Pioneering researcher, biochemist

34-plus years at Abbott Laboratories

Joel Poloney

Senior software engineer


Mark Pytosh


CVR Partners, Houston