VIP Honor Roll of Donors


As part of the USC Viterbi Innovation Partners, the following supporters are helping current and future students in their quests to be great engineers. To be a part of this elite group means you are helping us to grow engineering at USC to a higher level of excellence. Thanks to your gift, you are leaving an important philanthropic legacy that helps to make an impact on the lives of our students, who will in turn, make a positive difference in our community, nation and the world.

NOTE: The VIP members listed below are donors who made a gift in support of USC Viterbi as of
July 1, 2021.

If for some reason you don't see your name on this list and you are a VIP member, call us at 213.821.2921 and we'll fix this.  We want to make sure all VIP members are acknowledged accordingly. 

Thank you for your support and for being a VIP!

Dean's Circle ($10,000-$24,999)

Nancy Adams and Scott Schoen
Kristen and Brian Andersen
Latricia and Mark Beisler
The Bell Family
Steven and Christine Bellon
Ronald Blackstone and Jamie Mohn
Brandon and Janet Blaylock
Christopher and Andrea Borch
Ross Boucher
James and Susan Bounds
John Branca
Gary and Mary Buntmann
Thomas and Cynthia Burke
Helen Chuang-Wei and David Wei
Jason Crosby
Heather Cruz and Michael Nitabach
Ali and Rowshan Daneshy
Santanu and Kelly Das
Mary Louise Des Rochers
Steven Dorfman
Alex and Kay Durairaj
Jonathan Emami and Zareen Siddiq
Shirley and Bob Foster
Charlotte and Allen Ginsburg
Shalini Govil-Pai and Rajesh Pai
Lisa Halm
Stayce Harris
Howard Heitner and Betsy Newman
Jeffrey and Kellie Hepper
David Jeng and Madeline Ng
Nancy Kelly
James and Gail Kerry
Rostam and Mary Khoshsar
John and Kathy Kissick
Jesse and Sharon Krider
Mark Lee and Tina Tsai
Joshua Levine and Rita Koplin
Lester and Margery Lewis
Stella Li
Kenneth Loy
Daniel and Edna Maneval
Inge Marcus
Juan and Melanie Marquez
John and Cynthia Mase
Mary and John Mason
Thomas and Carolyn Matthews
Christopher and Lisa Morgan
Satish and Marina Nandapurkar
Charles Ng
Jordan Noone
Dan gunnar Mika Nystroem
John and Leah O'Neill
Linmarie and Michael O'Toole
Anand Ramakrishna and Soumya Subramanian
Derek Richardson
Andrew Roth and Julie Hatcher
Dan Rowan and Stephanie Shum
Eric and Dina Schimpf
Eric and Wendy Schmidt
George Schnerk
Steve and Kimberly Sellinger
Kenneth and Renata Simril
Dean and Belinda Soiland
John Sullivan
Sherman Ting
Andy and Christine Tran
Dom Tran and Tia Nguyem
Shirley and David Traum
Ronald Trust
Carolyn and Todd Tuomala
Kenneth and Mary Jean Volpe
Resham and Anil Wadhwani
The Wang Family (Annie, Stan and Sharon)
Fannie and Walter Wang
David and Betsy Werner
Patricia Winter and Michael Bigger
Andrew Witkowski
Qingfang Yao and Guangqiang Jiang
Babak and Lisa Yazdani
Eric Zhuang

Visionaries Circle ($5,000-$9,999)

Barbara and Carl Amacker
Michael and Michelle Belicki
Dan Boss
Nafea and Lana Bshara
Rene and James Carter
Robert and Ruth Cheney
Gene and Connie Colabatistto
Patrick DeChellis
Melody and Charles Gregorio
Saleem and Amina Haque
Timothy and Annie Heath
Kurt Hohl and Julie Zimmerman-Hohl
Richard and Sharon Kobayashi
Srinivas Kopparapu

Sandra and Rajesh Lall
John and Myrna Lam
Gurgen Martikyan
Michael and Janet McDermott
Karen and Michael Neuman
Won and Anna Ng
Joanne and Kenneth Schoonover
Jonathan Sizemore
Marshall and Patricia Solem
Lesa Sroufe and Matthew Barnes
Sean and Jamie Sugai
Vijay and Priyata Swarup
Mark and Joanie Teruya
Lisa and Thomas Van Dorpe
Wugang Zhao

Sustainers Circle ($2,500-$4,999)

Lisa and Babak Aryan
Jeffrey and Megan Blesener
Debra and Massimo Bortolon
Ann Colman
Pamela Dekema and Dick Champe
Naciye Demirciler
Gehua Du and Zibang Li
David and Kathryn Flattum
James and Carolyn Goodin
William and Joy Greene
Shaomu Guo and Zhanyun Liu
Barbara and Mark Hochgesang
Steven Huang
Lisa and Dean Karahalios
Beom and Chong Kim
Fang Liu and Yen Lee
Michelle and Near Margalit
Mark Mendez and Olivia Wang
Carolyn Nakaki and Michael Lewis
Michael and Karen Neuman
Joseph and Audrey Ouzounian
David and Mary Reynolds
Robert Schaaf
John Schlaerth
Susie and Kok See
Chintan Shyani
Omar and Jomana Siddiqui
John Silny
Raghavendra Singh
Donald Thoma and Petra Jelonnek
Feng Wang and Bin Geng
Pancheng Wang and Wensong Chu
Raymond Wei and Xia Wan
Robert Weinstein and Alvina Louie
Elizabeth and Richard Werhel
Tzyh-Yung Wuu and Ming-Yeh Shen
Suhua Xiong
Biao Zhou

Innovators Circle ($1,000-$2,499)

Greg Abreu
Brian and Christine Acarregui
James Alstad
Paul Balfe
Theodore Barben II and Carol Kiel-Barben
Judith and William Bishop
David Bosnak
Gustavo Buenrostro
William Burlem
Laurie and Patrick Carroll
Terri Chan
Charles Channell
Yiwen Chen and Jennifer Xie
Jason Chin
Jimmie Chin
Jean Chow
Patrick Chraghchian and Marlene Markari
Douglas and Kim Chrissan
Wensong Chu and Pancheng Wang
Hyukjune Chung
Benjamin Cohen
James and Marilyn Cook
Matthew Cordner
Steven Craw and Sara Jo
Bruce D'Ambrosio
John and Kay Davis
Kaveh Dehghani
Dhanendra Jani
Joni Doherty and Paul Wilson
Michael Dolan
Peter and Lisa Engstrom
William Fame
John Felletter
Mark and Nanette Fissell
John and Mary Gallo
Hongwen Gao and Bi-Yong Chen
Thomas and Marjorie Gooley
Michael and Shawn Hagel
Jacklyn Harper
Thomas Hasenberg
Michael Hawkins
Haiyan He and Chennian Haiyan
Kenneth and Fredlyn Hill
Tomlinson Holman
Tony Hong and Lisa Yamayo-Hong
Julie Ibara
Timothy Ingle and Sharon Bostick
Lauren Iwata
Garrett Jeong and Rosemary Ricci
Stephen and Jennifer Johnson
David and Jeanne Jones
Erin Kettwig
Christopher Kittides and Barbara Havens
Esther Kletter
Olatokunbo and Bose Labisi
Thomas and Jill Lagatta
Corinna Lam
James and Barbara Lashbrook
Milton and Ella Lau
Sang-Yong Lee
Sungwon Lee
Susan Lee
John and Nayana Lewis
Norman and Joan Lewis
Huiwen Li and Jianlin Zeng
Qing Ling and Ling Mei
Sanford Litvack and Joanna Swomley
Alex Houchang Lu
Kimberly and Michael Lyman
Christopher and Luz Maiuri
Azita Martin
Samuel Meng and Randy Shen
Chauncey and Edith Miller
Manavendra Misra and Sarah Kovoor-Misra
Nandini and Sudhir Murthy
Tetsuzo and Naomi Nagashima
Jeremy Ong
Dr. Antonio Ortega
Erik Ougland
Akile Ozun
Shuhui Peng and Lin Chen
Jerry and Marilyn Porter
Jason Pul
Clarence and Jennie Quan
Steven and Mae Quan
Charles Quick Jr.
Suwan Asiri Rathugamage
Matthew Rettagliata
Thomas Rettagliata
Evaristo Roque
Pongsak and Manuchanan Sawatyanon
Hans-Peter and Venda Schmid
Bob and Sheri Sclabassi
Howard and Laura Selznick
Homayoun Shorooghi
Roger Sit
Paul and Jennifer Snitko
Frank Spasaro
David Stern
Joyce and Jared Stout
Walter and Barbara Stupin
John and Cynthia Sudduth
Gaurav and Kalyani Sukhatme
Gregory Szu-Tu
Douglas and Eleanor Templeman
Paul Terasaki
Chiang and Carmen Tom
Christine Turner
Eric and Kimberly Upchurch
George (Don) Vandegriff
Verdi Wahjosoedibjo and Alexandra Baroek
Jeffrey and Susan Warren
Patricia Whitehead
Sidney and Frances Wielin
Donald Williams
Li Xiao and Jian Chen
Hua Xie
Guolin Yang
Patrick Yee and Ling Li
Vincent Zeimis
Matthew Zents
Nathan Zhang and Penelope Dong
Wei Zong and Xinrui He

Partners Circle ($500-$999)

Roy and Joan Adams
Michael Ayers and Regina Clure
David and Mary Barbrack
Matt and Nicole Barlow
Bancroft and Esther Benner
Nadia Bess
Song Bi
Bradley and Anne Bishop
Lara Bledin and Joel Szekel
Sondra and Mark Bollar
Marty and Nancy Bradley
Peter and Elizabeth Broen
Chunli Cai
Justin and Monique Capp
Hector and Maricela Castillo
Ron Chandler
Donald Chappell
Anastassios Chassiakos
Jian Chen and Li Xiao
Youzheng Chen
Ted and Chia Cheng
Tom Chiara
Tsung-Chu Chien and Ting Luo
Arthur Chin
Lin Choi
Keith Chugg
Joanne Cornelius
Craig Davis and Lillian Sedlak Davis
Eric and Mikiko Davis
Sayman Demirciler
Chyi-Feng Ding
Robert Divis
William Domino
David Downs
John Duckworth
Charles and Lisa Duncan
Hilmi Egilmez
John Essmiller and Kimberly Hirabayashi
Ron and Courtney Evans
Richard and Tuyet Fang
Edwin and Tanya Franklin
Donald and Karen Froelich
Gabriel Fuhrman
John Furgerson
Prudencio and Marlyn Gaspar
Frank and Carolyn Gayer
Richard Geiger
Roy Glantz
Donald Glover
Daoru Han
Leslie and Matthew Haughom
Michael Hendershot and Melina Patterson
Dina Heredia
Charles and Barbara Hinzman
George and Shirley Ho
John and Anne Hogan
Gorik and Anita Hossepian
Ayanna Howard
Anne Hsu
Ko-Hsia and Shu Huang
Pai-Han Huang
Lisa and Reed Hunt
Bruce Johnson
Nripjeet Josan
Robert Jue
Susan and Thomas Kanes
Mitali Karmarkar
Wissut Kasayapanand
Keith Kelley
Campbell and Anne Kennedy
William and Teri Ketler
Gerard Kim
Wang-Chung Ko
John and Lynnette Kooker
Shyam Krish
Gregory Kulon
Heidi and Andrew Larkin
Brian Lee
David Lee
Yi-Hsuan Lee and Anchi Lo
Roger Lester
Kai Li
David and Diana Ligh
Jungeun Lim
Dongzi Liu
Abbie Lucero
Jeffrey Lund and Rashmi Garde

Chenwei Ma and Xiao Wei
Mathew Mampilly
Thomas and Nance Mazzola
Katherine McQuarrie
Rakesh Mehrotra
Michael and Marcia Merritt
Brian and Sally Mesibov
Jan Messerschmidt
Lucius and Catherine Montgomery
Charleen Moore
Michael Mount
William Mullooly
Ramana Murty
John Nino
Terry and Ann Ohanian
John O'Hollaren
Rochelle Oslick
Edward and Stephanie Pacheco
Theodore and Karen Page
Sumitro and Krishnakoli Palit
Xiaohong Pan
Nicholas Parish and Sandra Bowman-Parish
Ju Park
Kathie Parsons
William and Dawneen Pearce
Jeffrey Petterson
Timothy Pinkston
Patriya Piyawiroj
Robert and Andrea Pokelwaldt
Heidi Portenstein-Dexheimer and William Dexheimer
Philip Pun
Thomas and Doran Richart
Ronald and Sherrie Richter
Armando Rivera
Colin and Jeanetta Robinson
Richard and Lelia Rocke
Marian Rogers Croak
Satwindar and Manjit Sadhal
Milton Sakamoto and Shawn Okuda-Sakamoto
Ashwin Sathe
Bob and Alicia Schlinker
Allegra Segura
Tushar and Yogita Shah
Kayoshi Shoda
Rahul and Parul Singh
Jerome Solberg
Bruce and Myrtis Springer
Sonia Subramanian
Susan and Richard Swanson
Paul and Laura Szymanski
Gang Tao
Robert and Marsha Tellez
Chris and Karin Thacker
Nien-Hung Tseng
Russell and Linda Wallace
Lawrence Walter
Bo-Chun Wang
Cherrie Wang
Kaidong Wang
Michael Wang and Ping Yu
Xianzhi Wang and Ying Cui
Jeffrey and Linda Way
Scott Whitman and Francie Casey-Whitman
Jeremy Wiggert
Ryan Wong
Wilford Wong
Sz-Wei Wu
Afshin and Shirin Yaminrafie
Binwei Yang and Jia Chen
Dan Yee
Vincent Yip
Francis Yoo
Robert and Roberta Young
Harold and Hy Yuan
Stefan Zeltner
Jianlin Zeng and Huiwen Li
Jie Zhang and Scott Abramowitz
Peng Zhang
Qianqian Zhang
Xiang and Mengyan Zhang
Ethan Zisk and Faith Sugarman

Lifetime VIP Dean's Circle ($10,000+)

Our Lifetime VIP Dean’s Circle was previously our Lifetime Viterbi Society Dean's Circle.  This former giving society was offered to donors who made a gift of $25K or more. This is no longer offered since our Viterbi Innovation Partners (VIP) program is now a yearly recognition giving society.

Charles Abronson
Terry and Leslie Adams
Craig and Rosemary Anderson
Gordon and Elizabeth Anderson
Rudy Andriani
Sonny Astani
Doris Atteberry
Walter and Elizabeth Babchuk
Dwight and Judith Baum
Dale and Carol Beckstead
George and Shirley Bekey
Jo Ann Boss
Gregg and Randy Brandow
Jack Bryant
Glenn Bustrum
Norma Cedarstrom
Kam-Shui Chan
Samson Chan
Kyung Chang
Wally Chen
George and Yelba Chilingar
Yang Cho
David Chonette
Leo Chu
John Crowley
Malcolm Currie
Kenneth and Joy Dahlberg
John and Bettina Deininger
Feng Deng
Albert Dorman
David Dornsife
Maurene and Mortimer Dorris
Elmer Dougherty
John Doyle
Gerald Dunn
Gregory Edelbrock
Roy & Eileen Enos
Daniel Epstein
Helen Eskridge
Charles Evans
James and Patricia Fei
Charles and Rose Flanagan
Robert Fogwell
Alan and Jean Fohrer
Robert Fulton
Patrick and Bonnie Fuscoe
Barbara Gates
Jonathan and Hani Geske
Kevin and Kim Gibbons
Mary and James Gisbrecht
Ahmad and Haleh Gramian
Richard Grey
Rudolf Gunnerman
Vinod Gupta
Arthur Hadley
Julie Hill
Ernest Hix
Robert Hoffman
Ming Hsieh
Alex Hu
Jensen Huang
Richard and Regina Hunsaker
Paul Iacono
Henry Iida
James and Daphne Jameson
Howard Jessen
Max and Diane Johnson
Roderick and Cherilyn Jones
Elmer and Gloria Kaprielian
Michael Kassner
Jerome Kay
Marcia Kear
William Keck
James Keenan
Lawrence and Susan Kellner
David and Danielle Kilpatrick
Ken Klein
C. Richard and Marie Knowles
Gerald and Janet Kohlenberger
Les Kranhold
Dyung Kwak
Walter Lake

David and Grayson Lane
Jun Lee
Robert Lee
Edith and John Leonis
Stephen Lipman
Fang Zhi Liu
Elizabeth Lonnes
Rodney Lundin
Philip and Cayley MacDonald
Lourita MacNeill
Dusanka Maletkovic
Alfred Mann
Florian Mansfeld
Armas Markkula
Gordon Marshall
Fariborz and Azam Maseeh
Merrill Maughan
John McConaghy
Ralph McCormick
Robert Miller
Bryan and Julie Min
Eugene Mleczko
James Moore
John and Julie Mork
Tony Morreale
John and Dorothy Shea
Kenneth Mullen
Jared and Donna Murayama
Jerry Neely
Richard Nelson
Godwin and Angeline Ngan
Preetish Nijhawan
Harlyne Norris
Wallace Olson
Roberto and Colleen Padovani
Donald Paul
Mac Pilon
Hugo Pomrehn
Theodore Posch
Harold Potter
Allen Puckett
Ed and Sybil Ralston Ralston
Simon Ramo
Debra Reed
Thomas Reed
Frank and Karen Reynolds
Robert Richards
Ken and Charlotte Richardson
Thomas Rothwell
Ernest Rudyak
Sunarjo Sampoerna
Jerry Sanders
George Scalise
Ted Scalise
Stephen Schrank
John Shea
Kenneth Sherman
Scott Shoults
Leonard Silverman
Walter and Patricia Singer
Patrick Soon-Shiong and Michele Chan
Mark Stevens
Ronald and Valerie Sugar
Keith and Keith Terasaki
Earl Timpke
Mihailo Trifunac
Ronald Tutor
Graham Tyson
Andrew and Erna Viterbi
John Wakerly
Emrick and Joan Webb
David West
Charles and Judith Wheatley
Peter Willcox
Gloria Wilson
Shiao-Ping Yen
Qiong Zheng and Bin Jin
Fred Zohouri

Published on July 26th, 2017

Last updated on January 19th, 2022