Board of Trustees

Mr. Joe Aiello*
President, Bassik Services Inc., Earth City, MO

Mrs. Ann G. Anderson+&
Green Associates, Des Moines, IA

Ms. Gretchen Bataille*
Retired Senior Vice President, American Council on Education, Washington, D.C.

Mr. James D. Bruner*
Executive Vice President, Mutual of Omaha Bank, Scottsdale, AZ

Mrs. Susan Glazer Burt*
Community Volunteer, Des Moines, IA

Ambassador Johnnie Carson*
Senior Advisor for the United States Institute of Peace, Reston, VA

Mrs. Heidi Chico*
President, Wittern Group

Mr. Richard S. Cusac*
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Impact Investors Inc., Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Mr. Don Davidson*&
Retired-Western Area Sales Director, Abbott Laboratories-Hospital Products Division

Mr. Donald Decker*
President and Chairman of the Board, The Decker Companies, Fort Dodge, IA

Mr. Paul Doucette*=
Executive Director of Government Relations, Battelle, Washington D.C.

Mr. William W. Drury*
Senior Partner, Renaud Cook Drury and Mesaros, PA, Phoenix, AZ

Mr. Randy Edeker
Chairman, President, CEO of Hy-Vee, Inc., West Des Moines, IA

Mr. Mark A. Ernst*
Executive Vice President and COO of Fiserv, Brookfield, WI

Mr. James H. Ewoldt*&
Retired - Senior Partner, Arthur Andersen & Co, St Louis, MO

Ms. Peggy Fisher*
Chief Operating Officer, Stelter Company, Urbandale, IA

Mr. Donald H. Fletcher*&
Retired - President, Hallmark - North American and International Hallmark Cards, Inc., Liberty, MO

Mr. David B. Golder*
Managing Partner, Golder Investment Management LLC, Winnetka, IL

Mrs. Karen Goodenow*&
Educator, Okoboji, IA

Mr. Cain Hayes*
President, Aetna - Public & Labor Segment, Hartford, CT

Ms. Anne Hilton*
Retired Vice President-Finance Operations, Qwest Communications, Denver, CO

Mr. James W. Hubbell, III&
Retired - Chairman, Hubbell Realty Company, Des Moines, IA

Mr. Daniel E. Jacobi*
Former Vice President for Asia Pacific, China, Europe, Africa Group and Global Supply Chain, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., Johnston, IA

Mr. Greg Johansen*
President, GRX Holdings, West Des Moines, IA

Dr. Frances Bartlett Kinne+*&
Chancellor Emeritus and Past President of Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL

Mr. William C. Knapp II*
Chief Executive Officer, Knapp Properties, West Des Moines, IA

Mr. William C. Knapp&
Chairman of the Board, Knapp Properties, West Des Moines, IA

Mrs. Cathryn Lacy
Community Volunteer, Des Moines, IA

Justice Douglas S. Lang*
Judge, Fifth District Court of Appeals, Dallas TX

Mr. Paul W. Leavitt*
Retired-Washington News Editor, USA Today, McLean, VA

Mrs. Cynthia Lesher*
Retired-Xcel Energy, St. Paul, MN

Mr. Earl Martin=
President, Drake University, Des Moines, IA

Mr. Patrick Meyer*
Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Pella Corporation, Pella, IA

Mr. David W. Miles*
Chief Executive Officer, Miles Capital, West Des Moines, IA

Mr. Don Pearson
Lead Regional President, Wells Fargo, Des Moines, IA

Mr. Jack C. Pester*&
Retired-Senior Vice President, The Costal Corp., Houston, TX

Mr. Suku Radia
President, Bankers Trust Company, Des Moines, IA 

Mr. Thomas J. Rossley*
Principal, Hutchinson, Shockey, Erley & Company, Chicago, IL

Ms. Debbie Scripps*&
Community Volunteer, Dallas, TX

Dr. John Shufeldt*
President, Shufeldt Consulting, LLC, Scottsdale, AZ

Dr. William E. Smith*
Nephrologist, Paradise Valley, AZ

Mr. Rudolph D. Trebels*
Equipment Leasing Group of America, LLC, Northfield, IL

Mr. James Wallace*
Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, GuideOne Insuarance, West Des Moines, IA

Ms. Lindsay Whorton*
Consultant, Boston Consulting Group, Bethesda, MD

Mr. W. Andrew Wright, III*
President and Chief Executive Officer, Addus HealthCare, Inc., Palatine, IL

Mr. Larry Zimpleman*
Chairman, Principal Financial Group, Des Moines, IA

Alumni *
Honorary Degree +
Ex-Officio =
Emeriti &
Life Trustee #

University News
April 29, 2016
When Brytani Cavil addresses Drake University’s graduating class of 2016 as the top graduating senior, she aims to inspire more than her fellow students. She hopes to set an example for her two-year-old twins.