Donor Recognition

TKE Foundation’s celebrates philanthropy and recognizes our most loyal supporters through the following giving clubs.

Lifetime Giving Levels

Tau Kappa Epsilon is the Fraternity for Life: the TKE Foundation is proud to acknowledge the cumulative lifetime giving of our Fraters.

Lifetime Giving LevelsAmount
Golden Eagle Society$1,000,000 or more
Knights of a Lasting Legacy$500,000 - $999,999
Society of 1899$250,000 - $499,999
Grand Prytanis' Circle$100,000 - $249,999
Presidents Circle$50,000 - $99,999
Leaders Society$25,000 - $49,999
Scholars Society$10,000 - $24,999
Triangle Society$5,000 - $9,999
Founders Society$2,500 - $4,999
Opportunity Out of Defeat Club$1,000 - $2,499
Grand Council Society$500 - $999
Fraters Society$250 - $499
Sustaining Contributor$1 - $249

Annual Giving Levels

Annual support is the foundation of our brotherhood, and it is with great admiration we recognize our annual donors.

Annual Giving LevelsAmount
Fraternity for Life Club$2,500 or more
Grand Prytanis Club$1,000 - $2,499
Founders Club$500 - $999
Apollo Club$250 - $499
Triangle Club$100 - $249
Fraters Club$50 - $99

Giving Clubs

Giving clubs are based on a 5-year signed commitment for Business Council or Ambassadors. Knights of Strength is based on having a recurring gift of at least $10/mo for a 12 month period.

Heritage Society

The Heritage Society recognizes those who have chosen to leave their legacy by making a planned gift through their estate plans.

Contact the Foundation at 317-872-6533 ext. 246 to learn more about planned giving opportunities or visit our planned giving website.

Business Council

The TKE Foundation Business Council is comprised of volunteers who work to further the Foundation’s efforts to build Better Men for a Better World. Business Council members support the Board of Directors activities, Foundation-sponsored programs, and annual fundraising campaigns – and are invited to attend meetings of the TKE Foundation Board of Directors.

Members of the TKE Foundation Business Council sign a 5-year $15,000 pledge, committing to donate $3,000 a year or $250 per month to further our efforts to build Better Men for a Better World.


TKE Foundation Ambassadors commit to contributing $1,000 or more annually ($83.33+ per month)* in support of educational and leadership programming.

All Ambassadors are recognized in the Foundation’s honor rolls and have access to a variety of benefits; including staff access and a signature gift. Those who make a 5-year commitment of $1,000 or more annually are eligible to serve of the Foundation’s Advancement Committee.

Knights of Strength

Knights of Strength is a giving club to encourage monthly donations to the Foundation. To join, simply make a commitment to give an equal amount each month – of $10 or more – for one year. By doing so, you will make a significant impact on the future of our Fraternity.

Pledge to strength the brotherhood today.

Heritage Society
C. Larry Beaver - Washington, DC
Christopher Beck - Ventura, CA
Felix Bishop - Memphis, TN
Brian M. Bosarge - Covington, LA
Don A. Campbell Jr., C.F.R.E. - Siesta Key, FL
Bruce E. Carlson - Saint Paul, MN
Frank L. Carollo - St Michaels, MD
Danny L. Cummings - Longville, MN
Lloyd D. Dickensheets - Hannibal, MO
Ed R. Dominy - Colton, NY
Richard C. Ernest - Lake Forest, IL
Mark A. Fite - Orlando, FL
Chris A. Grasso - San Antonio, TX
Stuart E. Hallett, III, CFC - Williamsburg, VA
Harry E. Hawkins - Murfreesboro, TN
Jim R. Haws - Tampa, FL
Dr. James Hickey - Andover, MA
Jay P. Hochstaine - Nokesville, VA
James M. Hooker - Mesa, AZ
Gerry V. Hoy - Bethlehem, PA
Fritz T. Jacobi - Juneau, WI
Mark A. Jacobson - Duxbury, MA
Kevin W. Johnson - Portsmouth, OH
Mark K. Johnson - Denver, CO
Steve A. Jones - Galesburg, IL
Lon G. Justice - Cupertino, CA
Kirk E. Klein - Gainesville, FL
Thomas J. Kuchan - Telford, PA
Donald G. LaFerla - Joplin, MO
Jeff J. Lindquist - Brookfield, WI
Edward R. McDowell - Kilauea, HI
Bruce B. Melchert - Indianapolis, IN
James A. Meyers - Dewey, AZ
Gary S. Michel - Charlotte, NC
Joseph D. Moss - Greenville, NC
Mike A. Moxley - Indianapolis, IN
Ronald F. Neukam - Clarkston, MI
Daniel C. Pelletier - Sterling, VA
Buckwheat W. Perry - Rochester, NH
Louis W. Pfleckl, Jr. - House Springs, MO
John B. Phillips - Moraga, CA
Mr. Dave B. Raddatz - Omaha, NE
Rev. Patrick Resen - Jefferson City, TN
Mark C. Romig A.P.R. - New Orleans, LA
Jerry E. Schewe - Platteville, WI
Elmer R. Smith - Roswell, GA
Michael A. Smith Ph.D. - Atlanta, GA
Kyle J. Swetzig - Milwaukee, WI
Wayne D. Switzer - Jefferson, MA
Robert D. Taflinger CAE - Fort Lauderdale, FL
Rod G. Talbot - Winter Garden, FL
Donald R. Tapia - Paradise Valley, AZ
Timothy L. Taschwer - Plover, WI
Gregory S. Taylor - Marshall, MN
Dale R. Terry - Atlanta, GA
Christopher B. Tidwell B.S., M.B.A. - Ballwin, MO
James R. Torricelli - Clearwater, FL
Jim L. Totten - Alexandria, VA
Jerome J. Trembath - Naples, FL
Frank P. Troost - Hillside, IL
1SG James C. Upton - Lemont Furnace, PA
Ron D. Vilas - Monroe, NC
Coby S. Villa Lobos - El Paso, TX
A.J. F. Walker Jr. - Chicago, IL
Richard B. Walker - Indianapolis, IN
Tom M. Walker - Grand Junction, CO
Greg P. Woodson - Incline Village, NV
Al E. Wright - Chino Hills, CA
Ansel E. Young - Grapevine, TX
Business Council
Gerald E. Balboa - Houston, TX
Ted L. Bartlett III - Eastlake, OH
Brian L. Bates - Atlanta, GA
Ted W. Bereswill - Houston, TX
Anthony F. Clemens - Alexandria, VA
J D Davis - Conroe, TX
John F. Eash - Weldon Spring, MO
Jim H. Johnston - Buckeye, AZ
Mike W. Lengacher - Edwardsville, IL
Tommy W. Lott - Houston, TX
Wayne Mincey - Milton, GA
Conrad F. Mir - Clifton, NJ
Mike K. Nicholls - Tampa, FL
Steven L. Payne - Fairfax, VA
Bob D. Planck - Houston, TX
1SG James C. Upton - Lemont Furnace, PA
Ansel E. Young - Grapevine, TX
Honorable Bob Barr - Smyrna, GA
Michael G. Beals - West Des Moines, IA
Atty Johnny G. Beech ESQ - Edmond, OK
Dave P. Bernhard - Columbia, IL
Felix Bishop - Memphis, TN
William E. Bodnar - New Fairfield, CT
Daniel J. Boehmke - Hot Springs Village, AR
Bill R. Bruns III - Makanda, IL
Tony P. Burger - Snellville, GA
Dustin K. Capps - Norfolk, VA
Bruce E. Carlson - Saint Paul, MN
Frank L. Carollo - St Michaels, MD
Michael J. Cerussi - New York, NY
John R. Chapman - Yuba City, CA
Dr. Rene Cintron Ph.D. - Mandeville, LA
Ned Clapp - Yarrow Point, WA
James & Melanie Crockard Foundation - Sewickley, PA
Scott A. DeVine - Hayward, CA
Philip R. Dietrich - Columbus, OH
Mr. Arthur S. Duffy - Park Ridge, IL
Brian L. Eckert - San Antonio, TX
Ryan A. Elam - Lees Summit, MO
Kyle A. Erdman - Gig Harbor, WA
John K. Fabsits - Columbia, MO
Daniel M. Garvey - Falls Church, VA
Thomas M. Geary - Sellersburg, IN
Dr. Dennis E. Gregory - Norfolk, VA
Rob J. Guarini - Lindenhurst, NY
James B. Hall II - Pflugerville, TX
W. Allan Herzog - La Habra Hgts, CA
Jon B. Husby - Dearborn, MI
Fritz T. Jacobi - Juneau, WI
Rob W. Jefferis - Delaware, OH
Alexander J. Jeffrey - Columbia, MD
Steve A. Jones - Galesburg, IL
Mike B. Kane - Lenexa, KS
Rob O. Kincart - Lakeland, FL
Larry King - Minneapolis, MN
Todd L. Knain - Fargo, ND
Bobby Koolis - Glastonbury, CT
Tom E. Kuhn - Arlington, VA
John T. Ludes - Marion, MA
Dr. David J. Magness - Orlando, FL
Patrick J. McElroy - Coatesville, PA
Michael G. McLaughlin - Chicago, IL
Albert D. Meng - San Mateo, CA
Bob H. Miller - Albrightsville, PA
Lance E. Millican - Saint Charles, MO
Joseph D. Moss - Greenville, NC
Dr. William V. Muse - Cincinnati, OH
Col Justin B. Nast M.D. - Fairfield, CA
Luke D. Nixon - Springfield, MO
Edward M. O'Shaughnessy, Jr. - Beavercreek, OH
Mike L. Peck - Huntersville, NC
Richard C. Pisano Jr. - Bel Air, MD
James F. Place - San Antonio, TX
Erich M. Ploog - Houston, TX
Dr. Michael M. Priebe MD - North Augusta, SC
Joseph J. Randazzo - Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
Allan L. Rayfield - Gladwyne, PA
Dr. Reg E. Rogers Jr. - ,
Allen W. Rude III - Hamburg, NJ
Will Ruzicka - Quincy, IL
T. J. Schmitz - Largo, FL
Albert J. Schuette - Leesburg, GA
Gregory A. Sedrick - Hixson, TN
Chris B. Silge - West Palm Beach, FL
Lee M. Stacey M.B.A. - Avon Lake, OH
Michael D. Steele - Clemson, SC
Rod G. Talbot - Winter Garden, FL
Donald R. Tapia - Paradise Valley, AZ
Timothy L. Taschwer - Plover, WI
Paul J. Telthorst - Mahomet, IL
Jim A. Tennant - Winnipeg, MB
Frank P. Troost - Hillside, IL
Roger C. Underwood - Ames, IA
Joseph Vincent - Wexford, PA
Jim M. Wente - Omaha, NE
Zandro Zapata - Los Angeles, CA
Knights of Strength
Donald E. Aldrich - Avon, IN
Steven W. Anderson - Blanchard, OK
Robert X. Arriaga Carbajal - Spring, TX
Alex D. Baker - Brownsburg, IN
Matthew D. Barclift - Mobile, AL
Mike Berry - North Palm Beach, FL
Dr. Julio J. Bird - La Crosse, WI
Chris M. Blais, MD - Metairie, LA
Brian M. Bosarge - Covington, LA
Kevin W. Bradley - Oswego, IL
Vic J. Bronner - Mount Vision, NY
Justin H. Brown - Sterling, VA
Doug J. Butler - Kennesaw, GA
Dr. David Cerbone - Bay Shore, NY
Major Bill M. Christian USMC (Ret.) - Washington, DC
Karen Coleman - Whitestown, IN
Chris D. Craft - Wichita Falls, TX
James M. Cross - Wetumpka, AL
Stewart C. Darling - Louisville, KY
Max De Marzi - Round Rock, TX
Robert M. Dobbins III - Grove City, OH
Jason M. Dolinski - Redford, MI
Aaron C. Dunn - West Fargo, ND
Todd Farmer - Indianapolis, IN
Andrew L. Feinberg - Sterling, VA
Jonathan Fili - Cammack Village, AR
Chuck D. Frechin - Plainfield, IN
Bryan Gaudet Jr. - Thibodaux, LA
John L. Grant, Jr. - Saint Louis, MO
Allen F. Hanson - South Shore, KY
Dr. Levi J. Harrel - Oklahoma City, OK
Ivan R. Hernandez - Keansburg, NJ
LTC (RET) Lou E. Hoffman - Patrick AFB, FL
Jason S. Holland - Shreveport, LA
Curtis M. Howard - Milton, GA
Dwight L. Johnson, Jr. - Victorville, CA
Kevin K. Kasky - Irving, TX
Nick A. Kimble - St. Louis, MO
Kurt Kuhnke - Leawood, KS
Dave M. Lefcourt - Haverhill, MA
Nate E. Lehman CAE - Carmel, IN
Rees T. Linville - Chicago, IL
Charles W. Little - Miami, FL
Duane B. Mancill - McMinnville, OR
Einar D. Manki - Alexandria, VA
Dr. David D. McDonald - Greenville, SC
Brian S. Mochrie - Chatham, NY
Jeffrey P. Morlier - Mandeville, LA
Ronald F. Neukam - Clarkston, MI
Chris H. Niles - Enola, PA
Daniel C. Pelletier - Sterling, VA
Mark Pennypacker Sr. - Winchester, VA
Steven G. Perry - Niskayuna, NY
Bernadette Price - Indianapolis, IN
Tim S. Reese - Edmond, OK
Mr. Robert T. Rigler - Henrico, VA
Gregory A. Roskopf - Brownsburg, IN
Ethan A. Ross-Hixson - Arlington, VA
Michael C. Russell - Billerica, MA
Jim A. Ryser - Salisbury, NC
Ryan M. Sather - Savage, MN
Tony S. Shifflett - Manassas Park, VA
Aulton D. Smith II - Ronceverte, WV
Caleb Smith - Raleigh, NC
Kevin E. Smith - Jacksonville, FL
Charlie J. Song - Hermosa Beach , CA
Jay A. Spoto - Grand Rapids, MI
Chris P. Steadman - Las Vegas, NV
Steve R. Strathmann - Loveland, OH
Alex Swenson - Camby, IN
Simon C. Teong - Thornhill, ON
Jared R. Tice - Salisbury, NC
David W. Towne Esq. - Van Buren Twp, MI
Abe M. Webber - Greenville, SC
Kevin R. Weiss - Virginia, NE
Trevor M. White - Oshawa, ON
Scott E. Wiederhold - Clinton Township, MI
Robert H. Wimsatt - Louisville, KY
David A. Wittig - Neenah, WI
Stanley C. Wyllie - Dayton, OH
Mark M. Yeung - Los Angeles, CA

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