The Friends of Kinder Institute are individuals, family foundations and donor-advised funds that offer general support, participate in the annual luncheon or invest in specific Kinder Institute areas.

Please click here for more information on the privileges associated with the Friends of Kinder Institute.

Gifts between May 1, 2017 and April 30, 2018.

Includes gifts made through family foundations, donor-advised funds or other organizations
* Denotes multi-year commitments to the Kinder Institute


Benefactor’s Circle  

$100,000 and above 

  • Nancy and Rich Kinder ‡*
  • Laura and John Arnold ‡

Founder’s Circle  

$50,000 to $99,999

  • Reinnette and Stan Marek*

Chairman’s Circle 

$25,000 to $49,999 

  • Kathryn and Hank Coleman*
  • Sis and Hasty Johnson
  • Becky and Ralph S. O'Connor*
  • Aliyya and Herman Stude ‡

Director’s Circle  

$15,000 to $24,999 

  • Laura and Tom Bacon
  • Patti and Richard Everett
  • Sarah and Doug Foshee
  • Melissa and Steve Kean
  • Regina Rogers
  • Phoebe and Bobby Tudor

Visionary Circle  

$10,000 to $14,999    

  • Elizabeth and Bruce Dunlevie
  • Tracy and Ken Janda*
  • Stephanie Larsen ‡
  • Katie and Patrick Oxford
  • Susan and Fayez Sarofim
  • Louisa Stude Sarofim

Leadership Circle  

$5,000 to $9,999  

  • Chinhui and Eddie Allen
  • Angela Blanchard
  • John Bradshaw Jr.
  • Anne Chao, Ph.D. and Albert Chao
  • Molly and James Crownover
  • Anne and Charles W. Duncan
  • Brenda and John H. Duncan
  • Bill Fulton
  • Susie and Melbern Glasscock
  • Jill and Dunham Jewett
  • Phuong and George Levan
  • Shannon Margolis
  • Ginni and Richard Mithoff
  • Franci Neely
  • Nina and Michael Zilkha

Legacy Circle  

$2,500 to $4,999

  • Joan and Stanford Alexander
  • Nancy C. Allen
  • Claire and Eric Anyah
  • Susan and James A. Baker, III
  • Clare Glassell
  • Ann Lents and J. David Heaney
  • Marianne and Rob Jones
  • Tip and Charley Landgraf
  • Deedee and Burt McMurtry
  • Joy and Paul Posoli
  • Macey and Harry Reasoner
  • Fairfax and Risher Randall

Supporter’s Circle  

$1,000 to $2,499  

  • Bettie Cartwright
  • Susie and Sanford Criner
  • Stewart (Chip) Cureton, Jr.
  • Susie and Joe Dilg
  • Susan Elmore
  • Gayle and Bob Eury ‡
  • Jo and Jim Furr
  • Cullen Geiselman, Ph.D.
  • Karen Ostrum George and Larry George
  • Janice and Charlie Gipson
  • Lance Gilliam
  • Sandy Godfrey
  • Harris L. Kempner, Jr.
  • Margaret and Stephen L. Klineberg, Ph.D.
  • Carla Knobloch
  • Carole and K. Terry Koonce
  • Harriet and Truett Latimer
  • Y. Ping Sun and David Leebron
  • Nancy Manderson
  • Hadia and Osama Mawlawi
  • Mary Hale Lovett McLean
  • Anne and John Mendelson, M.D.
  • Trini Mendenhall
  • Jim Postl
  • Eliza Lovett Randall
  • Beth Robertson
  • Rob Rogers ‡
  • Kristine G. and Stephen Wallace
  • Lorraine and Ed Wulfe