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
Sandra and Tim Archer
Latricia and Mark Beisler
The Bell Family
Steven and Christine Bellon
Alfred Biederman
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
Yar and Carolyn Chaikovsky
Helen Chuang-Wei and David Wei
Michael and Mirka Christenson
Gene and Connie Colabtistto
Jason Crosby
Heather Cruz and Michael Nitabach
Ali and Rowshan Daneshy
Santanu and Kelly Das
Joseph Derhake
Mary Louise Des Rochers
Steven Dorfman
Patrick and Melissa Duffy
Alex and Kay Durairaj
Jonathan Emami and Zareen Siddiq
Shirley and Bob Foster
Charlotte and Allen Ginsburg
Gary Gitelson
Gregory and Karen Greeley
Betty Lou Gross
Shalini Govil-Pai and Rajesh Pai
Nicholas and Kristi Haas
Lisa Halm
Stayce Harris
Howard Heitner and Betsy Newman
Jeffrey and Kellie Hepper
Kurt Hohl and Julie Zimmerman-Hohl
Hugh and Tatiana Hotson
David Jeng and Madeline Ng
Hahn and Jill Kang
Lisa and Dean Karahalios
Nancy Kelly
James and Gail Kerry
Zehra Khan and Khawaja Shams
Rostam and Mary Khoshsar
John and Kathy Kissick
Richard and Sharon Kobayashi
Jesse and Sharon Krider
Mark Lee and Tina Tsai
Donald and Nan Leitch
Joshua Levine and Rita Koplin
Lester and Margery Lewis
Stella Li
Kenneth Loy
Daniel and Edna Maneval
Inge Marcus
Juan and Melanie Marquez
Gurgen Martikyan
John and Cynthia Mase
Mary and John Mason
Thomas and Carolyn Matthews
Michael and Janet McDermott
Christopher and Lisa Morgan
Satish and Marina Nandapurkar
Michael and Karen Neuman
Charles Ng
Jordan Noone
Dan gunnar Mika Nystroem
John and Leah O'Neill
Linmarie and Michael O'Toole
Juan and Lorena Perez
Anand Ramakrishna and Soumya Subramanian
Derek Richardson
Andrew Roth and Julie Hatcher
Dan Rowan and Stephanie Shum
Eric and Dina Schimpf
The Schlesinger Family Foundation
Eric and Wendy Schmidt
George Schnerk
Joanne and Kenneth Schoonover
Susie and Kok See
Steve and Kimberly Sellinger
Sendy Greti Setiwan and Moong Shi Chan
Kenneth and Renata Simril
Dean and Belinda Soiland
Sean and Jamie Sugai
John Sullivan
Priyata and Vijay Swarup
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
Ta-Kuang (Donald) Yang and Tienhui (Wendy) Chang
Qingfang Yao and Guangqiang Jiang
Bobby Yazdani
Lisa Yazdani
Eric Zhuang
Yanmin Zou and Liming Lu

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
James and Denise Cisneros
Adrienne and Milton Coleman
Patrick DeChellis
Gehua Du and Zibang Li
Melody and Charles Gregorio
Rahul and Kavita Gupta
Saleem and Amina Haque
Timothy and Annie Heath
Chong and Beom Kim
Mark and Robin Kistler
Srinivas Kopparapu

Sandra and Rajesh Lall
John and Myrna Lam
Stacey and Richard Liekweg
Makoto and Shiho Nagoshi
Won and Anna Ng
Marcus Peacock and Donna McLean
Robert Schaaf II
John Silny
Jonathan Sizemore
Marshall and Patricia Solem
Lesa Sroufe and Matthew Barnes
Sean and Jamie Sugai
Vijay and Priyata Swarup
Triusa Tan
Mark and Joanie Teruya
Lisa and Thomas Van Dorpe
Wugang Zhao
Stephen and Jacqueline Zimmer

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

Thomas and Patricia Anthony
Lisa and Babak Aryan
Jane and William Ballhaus
Jeffrey and Megan Blesener
Debra and Massimo Bortolon
Ann Colman
James and Marilyn Cook
Amanda Cooper
Pamela Dekema and Dick Champe
Naciye Demirciler
Augustine Esogbue
David and Kathryn Flattum
Peter and Kim Garcia-Meza
James and Carolyn Goodin
William and Joy Greene
Shaomu Guo and Zhanyun Liu
Jacklyn Harper
Michael Hawkins
Steve and Kristy Hennessee
Barbara and Mark Hochgesang
Steven Huang
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
Matthew Rettagliata
David and Mary Reynolds
John Schlaerth
Steven Schwartz
Chintan Shyani
Omar and Jomana Siddiqui
Raghavendra Singh
Paul and Jennifer Snitko
David B. Stern
Donald Thoma and Petra Jelonnek
Verdi Wahjosoedibjo and Alexandra Baroek
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
Jorge and Betty Acuna
Shishir Agarwal
James Alstad
Paul Balfe
Theodore Barben II and Carol Kiel-Barben
Matt and Nicole Barlow
Michael Barr and Any Yakoub-Barr
Gregg Bendrick
Judith and William Bishop
Ron and Judy Blackwelder
Matthew Boatman and Rachel Morford
David Bosnak
Gustavo Buenrostro
Michael Burke
William Burlem
Daniel and Nobuko Butterfield
Laurie and Patrick Carroll
Maricela and Hector Castillo
Terri Chan
Charles Channell
Donald Chappell
Yiwen Chen and Jennifer Xie
Tom Chiara
Jason Chin
Jimmie Chin
Kenneth Chon and Carol Lee
Jean Chow
Patrick Chraghchian and Marlene Markari
Douglas and Kim Chrissan
Wensong Chu and Pancheng Wang
Hyukjune Chung
Benjamin Cohen
Robert and Maxine 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
Stephen and Norah Dopudja
Peter and Lisa Engstrom
Ron and Courtney Evans
Peter Exline
William Fame
John Felletter
Mark and Nanette Fissell
John and Mary Gallo
Hongwen Gao and Bi-Yong Chen
Siavash Gharib
Donald Glover
Thomas and Marjorie Gooley
Michael and Shawn Hagel
Edsel and Susan Hamilton
John Hannon
Thomas Hasenberg
Haiyan He and Chennian Haiyan
Dina Heredia
Kenneth and Fredlyn Hill
Tomlinson Holman
Tony Hong and Lisa Yamayo-Hong
Vincent Hsia and Chien-fen Ku
Fenduo and Lynn Hu
Julie Ibara
Timothy Ingle and Sharon Bostick
Lauren Iwata
Garrett Jeong and Rosemary Ricci
Bruce Johnson
Raymond Johnson
Stephen and Jennifer Johnson
David and Jeanne Jones
David Julifs and Roxann Marumoto
Shih-Chieh Kao
Campbell and Anne Kennedy
Erin Kettwig
Christopher Kittides and Barbara Havens
Esther Kletter
Wang-Chung Ko
Karla and Martin Kurtanich
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
Yi-Hsuan Lee and Anchi Lo
John and Nayana Lewis
Norman and Joan Lewis
Huiwen Li and Jianlin Zeng
David and Diana Ligh
David Lin
Qing Ling and Ling Mei
Sanford Litvack and Joanna Swomley
Dongzi Liu
Alex Houchang Lu
Kimberly and Michael Lyman
Christopher and Luz Maiuri
Azita Martin
Thomas and Nance Mazzola
Rhoda and Paul Meade
Samuel Meng and Randy Shen
Chauncey and Edith Miller
James and La Nell Mimmack
Manavendra Misra and Sarah Kovoor-Misra
Nandini and Sudhir Murthy
Tetsuzo and Naomi Nagashima
Terry and Ann Ohanian
Emily On
Jeremy Ong
Antonio Ortega
Erik Ougland
Akile Ozun
Edward and Stephanie Pacheco
Evan and Jenny Peng
Shuhui Peng and Lin Chen
Jeffrey Petterson
Jerry and Marilyn Porter
Jason Pul
Clarence and Jennie Quan
Steven and Mae Quan
Charles Quick Jr.
Suwan Asiri Rathugamage

Thomas Rettagliata
Jorge Reyes
Thomas and Doran Richart
Julie and Michael Ridgeway
Abraham and Elyssa Romo
Evaristo Roque
Loretta Sarem
Pongsak and Manuchanan Sawatyanon
Heidi Schley
Hans-Peter and Venda Schmid
Bob and Sheri Sclabassi
Howard and Laura Selznick
Homayoun Shorooghi
Roger Sit
Frank Spasaro
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
Snehal Thakkar
Chiang and Carmen Tom
Nienhung Tseng
Christine Turner
Eric and Kimberly Upchurch
George (Don) Vandegriff
Jon Walkwitz
Jeffrey and Susan Warren
Jeffrey and Linda Way
Patricia Whitehead
Sidney and Frances Wielin
Donald Williams
Li Xiao and Jian Chen
Hua Xie
Binwei Yang and Jia Chen
Guolin Yang
Patrick Yee and Ling Li
Vincent Zeimis III
Matthew Zents
Nathan Zhang and Penelope Dong
Wei Zong and Xinrui He

Partners Circle ($500-$999)

Roy and Joan Adams
Alfred and Karen Aguilera
Arjun Aron
Michael Ayers and Regina Clure
David and Mary Barbrack
Bancroft and Esther Benner
Richard Berg
Nadia Bess
Song Bi
Bradley and Anne Bishop
Lara Bledin and Joel Szekel
Brian Bolain
Sondra and Mark Bollar
James Bouwkamp
Marty and Nancy Bradley
Peter and Elizabeth Broen
Abdullah Bundogji
Chunli Cai
Justin and Monique Capp
Gordon and Mary Jane Chambers
Ron Chandler
Anastassios Chassiakos
Jian Chen and Li Xiao
Youzheng Chen
Ted and Chia Cheng
Tsung-Chu Chien and Ting Luo
Arthur Chin
Lin Choi
Tripatinder Chowdhry
Keith Chugg
Joanne Cornelius
Dennis and Michele Dahlhausen
Craig Davis and Lillian Sedlak Davis
Eric and Mikiko Davis
Sayman Demirciler
Chyi-Feng Ding
Robert Divis
William Domino
Reed Doucette
David Downs
Nancy Dubuk
John Duckworth
Charles and Lisa Duncan
Hilmi Egilmez
Taiki Esheim
John Essmiller and Kimberly Hirabayashi
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
Christian Glover
Michael Gorman
Daoru Han
Leslie and Matthew Haughom
Michael Hendershot and Melina Patterson
Charles and Barbara Hinzman
George and Shirley Ho
John and Anne Hogan
Gorik and Anita Hossepian
Timothy and Mary Houghton
Ayanna Howard
Anne Hsu
Ko-Hsia and Shu Huang
Pai-Han Huang
Lisa and Reed Hunt
Elaine Hurd
Shehzad Ismail
Xue Jiang
Nripjeet Josan
Robert Jue
Susan and Thomas Kanes
Mitali Karmarkar
Wissut Kasayapanand
Keith Kelley
William and Teri Ketler
Gerard Kim
John and Lynnette Kooker
Shyam Krish
Gregory Kulon
Heidi and Andrew Larkin
Barbara Larsen and Stephen Alland
David Larsen
Brian Lee
David Lee
Roger Lester
Kai Li
David and Diana Ligh
Jungeun Lim
Shizhi Liu
Abbie Lucero
Jeffrey Lund and Rashmi Garde

Chenwei Ma and Xiao Wei
Mathew Mampilly
Dana and Eric Manke
Robert and Donna McGuire
Katherine McQuarrie
Rakesh Mehrotra
Michael and Marcia Merritt
Brian and Sally Mesibov
Jan Messerschmidt
Steve Milam and David Booher
Riya Modi
Lucius and Catherine Montgomery
Charleen Moore
Nicholas Morshed
Michael Mount
William Mullooly
Ramana Murty
John Nino
Mark O'Brien
John O'Hollaren
Rochelle Oslick
Theodore and Karen Page
Sumitro and Krishnakoli Palit
Xiaohong Pan
Nicholas Parish and Sandra Bowman-Parish
Ju Park
Kathie Parsons
William and Dawneen Pearce
Timothy Pinkston
Patriya Piyawiroj
David Poff
Robert and Andrea Pokelwaldt
Heidi Portenstein-Dexheimer and William Dexheimer
Philip Pun
Michael and Ann Regan
Seung and Yong Rhee
Daniel Rice
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
Ron Sasaki
Ashwin Sathe
Bob and Alicia Schlinker
Allegra Segura
Tushar and Yogita Shah
Lutfi and Diane Shakhshir
Kayoshi Shoda
Ermanno Signorelli
Rahul and Parul Singh
Elizabeth So and Moses Boone
Jerome Solberg
Bruce and Myrtis Springer
Joel Steadley
Todd and Karen Stevens
Sonia Subramanian
Susan and Richard Swanson
Paul and Laura Szymanski
Gang Tao
Robert and Marsha Tellez
Chris and Karin Thacker
Douglas and Ann Thorne
Peter and Susan Trelenberg
Hans and Sibyl Troesch
Michael Uy
Peter Vo
Russell and Linda Wallace
Lawrence Walter
Bo-Chun Wang
Cherrie Wang
Kaidong Wang
Michael Wang and Ping Yu
Xianzhi Wang and Ying Cui
Sulyn Warner-Bean
Robert and Karen White
Scott Whitman and Francie Casey-Whitman
Jeremy Wiggert
Vidit William
Ryan Wong
Vitus Wong
Wilford Wong
Sz-Wei Wu
Wayne Yamasaki
Afshin and Shirin Yaminrafie
Dan Yee
Vincent Yip
Francis Yoo
Jungwon Yoon
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
Binghua Zhou
Zhenyu Zhou and Qing Xue
Jason Zide
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 July 1st, 2022