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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 - $2,499,999




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 July 20, 2022)

(Alphabetized by Last Name or Foundation First Name)

AutoNation, Mike (Trustee) and Alice Jackson

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

Drs. Kiran (Trustee)  & Pallavi Patel Family Foundation

Dr. Stanley and Pearl Goodman

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

Leo Goodwin Foundation, Inc.

Lee Sider and Greg* Stanton

Mr. Don Taft*, The Taft Foundation

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

Dentsply Sirona

Engart, LLC

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 (Trustee) and Mr. Rick*  Case

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 (Trustee) B. Levan

Maltz Family

Mrs. Rose* and Mr. Alfred* Miniaci

Mr. Jim* and Mrs. Jan Moran

River Oak Foundation Inc.

Royal Dames of Cancer Research, Inc.

Save Our Seas Foundation, His Excellency Abdulmohsin A. Al Sheikh

Dr. Barry J. (Trustee) and Mrs. Judy N. Silverman

The A.L. Mailman Family Foundation, Inc.

The Florida Bar Foundation

The Schemel Family Foundation

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 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

Mr. Daniel Doyle

Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust

Mr. Arthur J. (Trustee) and Mrs. Marcy Falcone

Mr. Leonard L.* and Mrs. Antje M. Farber*

Mr. James* and Mrs. Nan* Farquhar

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 Co

The Estate of Conni Gordon

Gulfstream Park Racing Association

Carol (Trustee) Harrison Kalagher and Steve Kalagher

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. Claire and Mr. Daniel Marino

Mrs. Susan H. and Mr. Laurence A. Maurer

Mrs. Beatriz and Mr. Albert (Trustee) Miniaci

Mr. Bob L. and Mrs. Sandra Moss/Moss Construction

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

Lorraine Schramm

SEACOR Foundation

Dr. William S. Spears

Mrs. Millicent* and Mr. Robert A.* Steele

S. Donald Sussman and Michelle Howland

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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