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Fellows Society - Shark Circle Members

Shark Circle Members

NSU’s most elite giving society level, Shark Circle, is comprised of Fellows Society members whose lifetime cumulative giving totals $1 million or more. Members are recognized at NSU’s annual Celebration of Excellence and gifted a marble and bronze replica of Kent Ullberg’s Mako Shark Monument, which stands in the center of NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus.


Giving Levels

Levels of Giving
Diamond Shark Circle $10,000,000+
Emerald Shark Circle $5,000,000 - $9,999,999
Ruby Shark Circle $2,500,000 - $4,999,999
Shark Circle $1,000,000 - $2,4999,999





Membership Benefits

  • Shark Circle Members are profiled with a photo and biography in a program book distributed at the Annual Induction Ceremony
  • Shark Circle Members are recognized with plaques on the Fellows Monument in Fellows Way on the NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus
  • Shark Circle Members receive invitations to exclusive Fellows Society events including the distinguished lecture series, holiday receptions, and special-access tours and presentations


Shark Circle Members (as of March 2, 2021)

AutoNation, Mike (Trustee) and Alice Jackson

Doctors Hospital Foundation, Howard Neer*, D.O., Donald Gross, Anthony Krayer

Drs. Kiran (Trustee)  & Pallavi Patel Family Foundation

Mr. H. Wayne* and Mrs. Marti* Huizenga

Leo Goodwin Foundation, Inc.

Mr. Don Taft*, Don Taft Foundation

Mr. Ronald G. (Trustee) and Mrs. Kathy Assaf

Dr. Stanley and Pearl Goodman

Dr. Guy and Mrs. Gillian Harvey

Mrs. Francie Bishop Good and Mr. David William Horvitz

Mr. Alvin* Sherman

Annie E. Casey Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Keith Brown Mrs. Rita M. (Trustee) and Mr. Rick*  Case
DENTSPLY Implants Mrs. Maurine Weir* Steven (Trustee) Halmos Family Foundation
Mr. William D.* and Mrs. Norma M. Horvitz Mr. Harris Whitfield Hudson* JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
Mrs. Susie and Mr. Alan B. (Trustee) Levan Mrs. Rose and Mr. Alfred* Miniaci Mr. Jim* and Mrs. Jan Moran
River Oak Foundation Inc. Royal Dames of Cancer Research, Inc. Lee Sider and Greg Stanton
The A.L. Mailman Family Foundation, Inc. The Florida Bar Foundation The Schemel Family Foundation
The Alters Family
Mr.and Mrs. Walter (Trustee) Banks, Sr.
Mr. Ralph J. Baudhuin*
Mr. Mitchell W. (Trustee) Berger and Mrs. Sharon Berger
Mr. Robert M. Buck*
C. William Trout Charitable Trust
Marc (Trustee) and Ann Cannon and Family
Catholic Health East
Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla
Mr. Carl A. DeSantis
Michael Dezer
Mr. Douglas (Trustee) and Mrs. Alice Donn
Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust
Mr. Arthur J. (Trustee) and Mrs. Marcy Falcone
Mr. Leonard L.* and Mrs. Antje M. Farber*
Chancellor Ray and Mrs. Raquel Ferrero, Jr.
Florida Blue
Mr. William J. and Mrs. Susan N. Gallo, Mr. Jerry W. DuBois, and Brian P. Herbert of Gallo Herbert Architects and JWR Construction
The Estate of Conni Gordon
Gulfstream Park Racing Association
Carol Harrison Kalagher (Trustee)
Hill York, Mr. Robert W. (Chip) Lafferty
Dr. Clifford P.* and Mrs. Virginia H.* Hoch
Joel and Marcia Hochberg
Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Members, Inc.
Mrs. Anne G. Hutt*
Jerry Taylor & Nancy Bryant Foundation
Mrs. Susan H. and Mr. Laurence A. Maurer
Mrs. Beatriz and Mr. Albert (Trustee) Miniaci
T. Denny Sanford / Sanford Programs, National University
Nobel Biocare USA, Inc.
Charles Palmer Family (Trustee)
Mr. Thomas and Mrs. Dorothy Panza
Panza, Maurer & Maynard, P.A.
Mrs. Toni M*. and Mr. August C.* Paoli
Dr. Louis W. Parker*
Mr. Martin R. (Trustee) and Mrs. Gail S. Press
Mr. Frank M. Buscaglia and the Sansom Foundation
Save Our Seas Foundation, His Excellency Abdulmohsin A. Al Sheikh
Lorraine Schramm
SEACOR Foundation
Dr. Barry J. (Trustee) and Mrs. Judy N. Silverman
Dr. William S. Spears
Mrs. Millicent* and Mr. Robert A.* Steele
Kenny (Trustee) & Sandy Tate and Family
Dr. Morton* and Mrs. Geraldine* Terry
Mrs. Nancy A. Knox*
The Mary Jane Harlow Charitable Trust
Ms. Bonnie Laitman Eletz and the William & Mildred Lasdon Foundation
Mrs. I.* Lorraine and Mr. R. David* Thomas
Tropic Star Lodge
The Unicorn Children's Foundation
Mr. August* and Mrs. Melba Urbanek
Triangle Community Foundation, Dr. Johannes and Mrs. LaDonna Vieweg
Mr. Craig R. and Mrs. Barbara J. Weiner
Dr. Sanford L. Ziff Family
Zimmer Biomet
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