The Ferris Foundation Board of Directors

Howard Stross
Mr. Howard C. Stross, Chair
B'69
President
Stross Law Firm, P.A.
Palm Harbor, Florida

John Hare
Dr. John Hare, Chair-Elect
B'68, D.Bus.(Hon) '03
President (Retired)
ABC Radio
Dallas, Texas

Kevin Cross
Mr. Kevin Cross, Immediate Past Chair
B'86
President
Linkfield and Cross Agency, Inc.
Ada, Michigan

Robert Friar
Dr. Robert Friar
Professor
Ferris State University
Big Rapids, Michigan

Dick Shaw
Mr. Dick Shaw
EHS'71, T'63
Educational Consultant
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Mary Garvelink
Mrs. Mary Garvelink
EHS'72
President
Commercial Design Engineering LTD
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Thomas Scholler
Mr. Thomas P. Scholler, Secretary
B'59, D.Bus (Hon)'84
Director of Planned Giving
Archdiocese of Detroit
Clarkston, Michigan

James Giroux
Mr. James Giroux
T'75
Dow Chemical (Retired)
Stanwood, Michigan

Carla Miller
Ms. Carla Miller, Executive Director and Associate VP for Special and Leadership Gifts
Ferris State University
Big Rapids, Michigan

Stephanie Leonardos
Dr. Stephanie Leonardos
D.Bus.(Hon) '09
President and CEO
Amerikam
Ada, Michigan

Jerry Scoby
Mr. Jerry L. Scoby, Treasurer
Vice President
Ferris State University
Administration & Finance
Big Rapids, Michigan

Karl-Linebaugh
Mr. Karl Linebaugh
North Region President
Chemical Bank
Big Rapids, Michigan

Kenneth Bailey
Mr. Kenneth Bailey
T'90
Project Executive
Rockford Construction
Ada, Michigan

Ronald Mahoney
Dr. Ronald Mahoney
P'59
Cardiologist
Diagnostic Cardiology of Houston
Houston, Texas

Mike Bigford
Mr. Michael Bigford
President
Utility Supply and Construction Company
Big Rapids, Michigan

Barbara Horn
Dr. Barbara Horn
O'98
President/Owner
ExpertEyes, Family Eye Center & Optical
Washington/Chesterfield, Michigan

Dale DeHaanMr. Dale DeHaan
B'70
Client Executive
Hylant Group
Alto, Michigan

Randall Phelps
Mr. Randall L. Phelps
B'83
Partner
HNI Incorporated
Ada, Michigan

Paul Eichenberg
Mr. Paul M. Eichenberg
T'92
Vice President, Corporate Development
Magna Powertrain
Novi, Michigan

Karl Roth
Mr. Karl Roth
P'55
Vice President/Lead Partner
Wells Fargo Advisors
Roth-Cooley Financial Group
Bay City, Michigan

David L. Eisler
Dr. David L. Eisler
President
Ferris State University
Big Rapids, Michigan

Kristian Schroder
Mr. Kristian Schroder
B'02
Vice President
Westcore Funds
Denver, Colorado

Jean K. Elder

Dr. Jean K. Elder
CEO and Senior Partner
J.K. Elder and Associates
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Gary Trimarco
Mr. Gary Trimarco
Owner
Gary Trimarco Automotive
Big Rapids, Michigan

John Engleman
Dr. John Engelman II
A&S'64, D.Sc. (Hon)'03
Scientist (Retired)
S C Johnson & Son, Inc.
Racine, Wisconsin

Sueann Walz
Ms. Sueann Walz
Assistant Vice President/Manager (Retired)
Independent Bank
Big Rapids, Michigan

Bobby LaLonde
Bobby LaLonde
ET'00
Vice President of Higher Education
Clark Construction
DeWitt, Michigan

John C. Collins Jr.
John C. Collins Jr.
District Sales Manager
Southeast Region General Motors
Madison, Alabama

Kurt Hofman
Kurt Hofman
T'83
Vice President
RoMan Manufacturing, Inc.
Wayland, Michigan

Dennis W. Nickels
Dennis W. Nickels P'69
Corporate and Governmental Consultation
Deloitte Consulting Retired
Grand Haven, Michigan

Emeriti

Mr. Richard E. Hurst
Retired Businessman
Belmont, Michigan

Ms. Beth Peacock
Labor Relations Manager (Retired)
Vehicle Operations
Ford Motor Company
Dearborn, Michigan

Mr. Joe Mikols
Professor Emeritus
Ferris State University
Big Rapids, Michigan

Mr. Kenneth Reuther
Ford Motor Executive(Retired)
Stanwood, Michigan

Mr. Denny Lerner
B'70
President & Owner
Lerner Financial Group
Big Rapids, Michigan