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 including TKE in their estate plans through a bequest or beneficiary designation.

It’s easier than ever to start your planned gift and make an impact on TKE through our partnership with FreeWill. This online resource will guide you through the process of creating a legally valid will for free! If you would prefer to finalize your will with an attorney, this tool can also be used to create a list of documented wishes. It takes less than 20 minutes to solidify your TKE legacy with a planned gift. Get started on your free will today.

Contact the Foundation at 317-872-6533 to learn more about planned giving or visit our planned giving website for additional resources.

Have you already included the TKE Foundation in your estate plans? Fill out this form to let us know and be recognized as a Heritage Society member!

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.

Ambassadors

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
Gabe Anaya - Mesilla Park, NM
Christopher Beck - Ventura, CA
Felix Bishop - Memphis, TN
Daniel J. Boehmke - Hot Springs Village, AR
Brian M. Bosarge - Covington, LA
Don A. Campbell Jr., C.F.R.E. - Siesta Key, FL
Bruce E. Carlson - Saint Paul, MN
Mr. Frank L. Carollo - St Michaels, MD
Danny L. Cummings - ROUND ROCK, TX
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
Christopher T. Hanson - Poolesville, MD
Mr. Harry E. Hawkins - Murfreesboro, TN
Dr. James Hickey - Andover, MA
Jay P. Hochstaine - Nokesville, VA
Jim M. Hooker - Mesa, AZ
Gerry V. Hoy - Bethlehem, PA
Fritz T. Jacobi - Springfield, MO
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
Hollis J. Kinkade - Shawnee, OK
Kirk E. Klein - Gainesville, FL
Thomas J. Kuchan - Telford, PA
Mr. Gary A. LaBranche CAE - Evanston, IL
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 - Baltimore, MD
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 P. Resen - El Paso, TX
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
Mr. Tim 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
John J. Zakowski - Niles, IL
Business Council
Gerald E. Balboa - Houston, TX
Honorable Bob Barr - Smyrna, GA
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
Mr. Mike W. Lengacher - Edwardsville, IL
Tommy W. Lott - Houston, TX
Conrad F. Mir - Clifton, NJ
Mike K. Nicholls - Tampa, FL
Bob D. Planck - Houston, TX
Mr. Robert B. Skadowski - Tavares , FL
1SG James C. Upton - Lemont Furnace, PA
Ansel E. Young - Grapevine, TX
Ambassadors
Justice Carl W. Anderson - Piedmont, CA
Brian Bakeman - Oklahoma City, OK
Richard M. Balue - Manhattan Beach, CA
Sean D. Baranowsky - Ottawa, ON
Honorable Bob Barr - Smyrna, GA
Rishank Baweja - Oak Park, IL
Michael G. Beals - Urbandale, IA
Atty Johnny G. Beech ESQ - Edmond, OK
Dave P. Bernhard - Columbia, IL
Felix Bishop - Memphis, TN
Chris M. Blais, MD - Metairie, LA
William E. Bodnar - New Fairfield, CT
Daniel J. Boehmke - Hot Springs Village, AR
Brad Bohannan - Kenner, LA
Kim and Mark Botto - Fort Thomas, KY
Justin H. Brown - Sterling, VA
Bill R. Bruns III - Makanda, IL
Tony P. Burger - Snellville, GA
James R. Burmeister - Saint Louis, MO
Dustin K. Capps, PE - FPO, AP
Bruce E. Carlson - Saint Paul, MN
Mr. Frank L. Carollo - St Michaels, MD
Brian Casey - Racine,
Dr. David Cerbone - Bay Shore, NY
Michael J. Cerussi - New York, NY
John R. Chapman - Yuba City, CA
Dr. Rene Cintron Ph.D. - Mandeville, LA
William B. Clegg, Jr. - Fernley, NV
Ronald J. Cork - Papillion, NE
John A. Courson - Chandler, AZ
Danny L. Cummings - ROUND ROCK, TX
Scott A. DeVine - Hayward, CA
Richard J. DiMarzio - Leominster, MA
Edward C. Droste - Clearwater, FL
Mr. Arthur S. Duffy - Park Ridge, IL
Ryan A. Elam - Lees Summit, MO
Kyle A. Erdman - Gig Harbor, WA
John K. Fabsits - Columbia, MO
Todd Farmer - Indianapolis, IN
Mr. Owen J. Fayer - Chicago, IL
Brian T. Ferber - Ft Lauderdale, FL
Jonathan Fili - Cammack Village, AR
Steve Forbes - Jersey City, NJ
Murry Ford - Atlanta, GA
Joanne Forrest - Decatur, IL
Jamie L. Garard III III - Village Of Golf, FL
Daniel M. Garvey - Falls Church, VA
Nicolas G. Garzon - Winthrop, MA
Thomas M. Geary - Sellersburg, IN
Marion B. Glover, Jr. - Atlanta, GA
Louise L. Gonia - Hales Corners, WI
Dr. Dennis E. Gregory - Norfolk, VA
Rob J. Guarini - Lindenhurst, NY
James B. Hall II - Pflugerville, TX
Dr. Laurence E. Hallas - Clearwater Beach, FL
Brian F. Harms - Sun City, AZ
W. Allan Herzog - La Habra Hgts, CA
Jay P. Hochstaine - Nokesville, VA
Lt Col USAF-RET Hervey A. Hotchkiss - Vail, AZ
Paul A. Hotmer - Toledo, OH
Richard R. Hough - Santa Monica, CA
Jonathon B. Husby - Dearborn, MI
Rob W. Jefferis - Delaware, OH
Steve A. Jones - Galesburg, IL
Lon G. Justice - Cupertino, CA
Mike B. Kane - Lenexa, KS
Robert K. Kasten - Hot Springs Village, AR
Dennis A. Kearns - Austin, TX
Rob O. Kincart - Lakeland, FL
Mr. Larry D. King - Minneapolis, MN
Daniel N. Kitz - Bowling Green, OH
Todd L. Knain - Fargo, ND
Bobby Koolis - Newport, NH
Paul J. Kuebler - Seattle, WA
Tom E. Kuhn - Fairfax, VA
Dr. Mark Kuhnke - Springfield, IL
Henry M. Kwong, Jr. - Scottsdale, AZ
Lawrence T. LeBlond, M.D. - Memphis, TN
Nate E. Lehman CAE - Carmel, IN
Charles W. Little - Miami, FL
Dr. David J. Magness - Orlando, FL
Laird D. Matthews - Fremont, CA
Patrick J. McElroy - Coatesville, PA
Michael G. McLaughlin - Chicago, IL
John D. Meisenhelder - Monrovia, CA
Bruce B. Melchert - Indianapolis, IN
Albert D. Meng - San Mateo, CA
Linda Miles - Marietta, GA
Bob H. Miller - Albrightsville, PA
Lance E. Millican - Saint Charles, MO
Robert C. Mitchell - University Cy , MO
Joseph D. Moss - Baltimore, MD
Mike A. Moxley - Indianapolis, IN
Dr. William V. Muse - Cincinnati, OH
Col Justin B. Nast M.D. - Fairfield, CA
Mike K. Nicholls - Tampa, FL
Chris H. Niles - Delaware, OH
Luke D. Nixon - Springfield, MO
Mervin D. Nordeng - Fargo, ND
Timothy M. Nowatzki - Granger, IA
Maj. Ed M. O'Shaughnessy Jr. - Beavercreek, OH
Thomas E. Oole - Springboro, OH
Sajeeva Pallemulle - Bellevue, WA
Mr. Mike L. Peck - Huntersville, NC
Richard C. Pisano Jr. - Bel Air, MD
James F. Place - San Antonio, TX
Bob D. Planck - Houston, TX
Erich M. Ploog - Houston, TX
Tracy S. Polley - Fullerton, CA
Dr. Michael M. Priebe MD - North Augusta, SC
Robert J. Puls - Englewood, CO
Joseph J. Randazzo - Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
Allan L. Rayfield - Gladwyne, PA
Mr. Gregory A. Roskopf - Brownsburg, IN
Ethan A. Ross-Hixson - Arlington, VA
Allen W. Rude III - Hamburg, NJ
Michael C. Russell - Billerica, MA
Will Ruzicka - Quincy, IL
T. J. Schmitz - Largo, FL
CAPT (Ret) Albert J. Schuette - Murphy, NC
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
Steve R. Strathmann - Loveland, OH
Ethan M. Stubbs II - Lawrence, KS
Mike E. Sutton - Largo, FL
Rod G. Talbot - Winter Garden, FL
Anthony J. Tangora - Chicago, IL
Mr. Tim L. Taschwer - Plover, WI
Paul J. Telthorst - Mahomet, IL
Jim A. Tennant - Winnipeg, MB
Dale R. Terry - Atlanta, GA
Jerome J. Trembath - Naples, FL
Frank P. Troost - Hillside, IL
Roger C. Underwood - Ames, IA
1SG James C. Upton - Lemont Furnace, PA
David R. Wallace - Bethalto, IL
Atty Tim D. Wardlow - Germantown, TN
Abe M. Webber - Simpsonville, SC
Jim M. Wente - Omaha, NE
Dr. Jeff P. Wincel - Paradise Valley, AZ
Justin B. Woo - Henderson, NV
Anthony J. Wright - Sacramento, CA
Zandro Zapata - Los Angeles, CA
Knights of Strength
Donald E. Aldrich - Avon, IN
Steven W. Anderson - Blanchard, OK
Alex D. Baker - Brownsburg, IN
Kevin L. Ballard-Munn - Creve Coeur, IL
Matthew D. Barclift - Mobile, AL
Dr. Julio J. Bird - La Crosse, WI
Brian M. Bosarge - Covington, LA
Mr. Kevin W. Bradley - Oswego, IL
Jack H. Bredenfoerder - Cincinnati, OH
Vic J. Bronner - Mount Vision, NY
Justin H. Brown - Sterling, VA
Mr. Doug J. Butler - Kennesaw, GA
Joe F. Caliri - Grand Island, NY
Dustin K. Capps, PE - FPO, AP
Major Bill M. Christian USMC (Ret.) - Washington, DC
Hardy M. Coffman - Denver, CO
Karen Coleman - Whitestown, IN
Chris D. Craft - Wichita Falls, TX
James M. Cross - Wetumpka, AL
Stewart C. Darling - Cornelius, NC
Jeff H. Davis - Starkville, MS
Max De Marzi - Round Rock, TX
Robert M. Dobbins III - Grove City, OH
Jason M. Dolinski - Redford, MI
Aaron C. Dunn - West Fargo, ND
Brian E. Elledge - Saint Charles, MO
Mr. Andrew L. Feinberg - Sterling, VA
Jonathan Fili - Cammack Village, AR
Chuck D. Frechin - Plainfield, IN
Courtney Frechin - Indianapolis, IN
Bryan Gaudet Jr. - Thibodaux, LA
Erik L. Glenn - Parker, CO
John L. Grant, Jr. - Saint Louis, MO
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
Kirt R. Holmblad - Costa Mesa, CA
Curtis M. Howard - Milton, GA
Josh G. Indech - Peachtree Corners, GA
Kobina A. Intsiful - Milford, CT
Mr. Erik Jaqua - Portland, OR
Rob W. Jefferis - Delaware, OH
Dwight L. Johnson, Jr. - Victorville, CA
Reese A. Jones - Houston, TX
Steve A. Jones - Galesburg, IL
Kevin K. Kasky - Irving, TX
Nick A. Kimble - Saint Louis, MO
Mr. Larry D. King - Minneapolis, MN
Tom E. Kuhn - Fairfax, VA
Kurt Kuhnke - Leawood, KS
Mr. William H. Lee III - Metairie, LA
Dave M. Lefcourt - Haverhill, MA
Lee E. Lemos - Greenacres, FL
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
Joseph D. Moss - Baltimore, MD
Ronald F. Neukam - Clarkston, MI
Adam W. Nicely - San Antonio, TX
Dana A. Noble - Homewood, IL
Orin N. Orlopp - Snoqualmie , WA
Joshua Payne - Collins, OH
Mr. Mike L. Peck - Huntersville, NC
Christian L. Pedersen - Middletown, CT
Mr. Mark T. Pennypacker Sr. - Winchester, VA
Mr. Steven G. Perry - Niskayuna, NY
Tim S. Reese - Edmond, OK
Mr. Robert T. Rigler - Henrico, VA
Brian P. Rogers - Roswell, GA
Ethan A. Ross-Hixson - Arlington, VA
Michael C. Russell - Billerica, MA
Will Ryan IV - Short Hills, NJ
Jim A. Ryser - Salisbury, NC
Peter K. Savill - Glasgow,
Donald G. Schuck - Shamokin, PA
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
Michael D. Steele - Clemson, SC
COMM Mike C. Stewart - Greenville, SC
Steve R. Strathmann - Loveland, OH
Alex J. Swenson - Cloverdale, IN
Anthony J. Tangora - Chicago, IL
Simon C. Teong - Thornhill, ON
David W. Towne Esq. - Van Buren Twp, MI
David R. Wallace - Bethalto, IL
Kevin M. Warnke - Carmel, IN
Abe M. Webber - Simpsonville, SC
Kevin R. Weiss - Virginia, NE
Ethan J. Wells - Georgetown, IN
Scott E. Wiederhold - Clinton Township, MI
Robert H. Wimsatt - Louisville, KY
David A. Wittig - Neenah, WI
Mark M. Yeung - Los Angeles, CA
 

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