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.

More information on the privileges associated with the Friends of Kinder Institute.

Current as of September 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 ‡*

Founder’s Circle  

$50,000 to $99,999

  • Reinnette and Stan Marek*

Chairman’s Circle 

$25,000 to $49,999 

  • Kathryn and Hank Coleman*
  • Sarah and Doug Foshee 
  • Sis and Hasty Johnson
  • Becky and Ralph S. O'Connor*

Director’s Circle  

$15,000 to $24,999 

  • Laura and John Arnold
  • Laura and Tom Bacon
  • Patti and Richard Everett
  • Melissa and Steve Kean
  • Franci Neely 
  • Regina Rogers
  • Phoebe and Bobby Tudor

Visionary Circle  

$10,000 to $14,999    

  • Anne Chao, Ph.D. and Albert Chao
  • Elizabeth and Bruce Dunlevie
  • Tracy and Ken Janda*
  • Jill and Dunham Jewett 
  • Stephanie Larsen ‡
  • Katie and Patrick Oxford
  • Susan and Fayez Sarofim
  • Louisa Stude Sarofim
  • Aliyya and Herman Stude ‡

Leadership Circle  

$5,000 to $9,999  

  • Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen
  • Angela Blanchard
  • John Bradshaw Jr.
  • Molly and James Crownover
  • Anne and Charles W. Duncan
  • Brenda and John H. Duncan
  • Bill Fulton
  • Susie and Melbern Glasscock
  • Phuong and George Levan
  • Shannon Margolis
  • Ginni and Richard Mithoff
  • Joy and Paul Posoli 
  • 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
  • Jo and Jim Furr
  • Clare Glassell
  • Ann Lents and J. David Heaney
  • Marianne and Rob Jones
  • Tip and Charley Landgraf
  • Deedee and Burt McMurtry
  • Macey and Harry Reasoner
  • Fairfax and Risher Randall

Supporter’s Circle  

$1,000 to $2,499  

  • Bettie Cartwright
  • George W. Connelly, Jr.
  • Susie and Sanford Criner
  • Stewart (Chip) Cureton, Jr.
  • Susie and Joe Dilg
  • Susan Elmore
  • Gayle and Bob Eury ‡
  • Cullen Geiselman, Ph.D.
  • Karen Ostrum George and Larry George
  • Janice and Charlie Gipson
  • Lance Gilliam
  • Sandy Godfrey
  • Barbara and W.M. Harris ‡
  • 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