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National Commodore Club

Athletic Donors

2013-2014 Donors


Give to AthleticsAt Vanderbilt University, we are truly grateful to the following individuals, foundations and corporations who supported Vanderbilt athletics between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015. All gifts, regardless of size or designation, help advance the mission of Vanderbilt.

Oak Leaf Society Capstone — 20 or more years of consecutive giving
Oak Leaf Society Ambassador — 10 to 19 years of consecutive giving
Oak Leaf Society Founder — 2 to 9 years of consecutive giving
° deceased

Giving level listing for FY13-14 donors. To view this list alphabetically, please click here.

$25,000 and above | $10,000 - $24,999 | $5,000 - $9,999 | $1,000 - $4,999 | Under $1000

$25,000 and above

  • Mr. Henry J. Abbott, AS 1972Ms. Rita J. Bradley
  • Dr. Bart E. Ashley
  • Mrs. Herbert B. Barrett
  • Mr. Joseph W. BarrettMrs. Dorothy Elizabeth Barrett
  • Mrs. Jennifer H. BrownMr. Roger L. Brown
  • Mr. Frank M. Bumstead, OG 1972Mrs. Ann S. Bumstead
  • Mr. Oscar Burris Jr., AS 1943
  • Mr. Robert G. Burton Jr, AS 1997Mrs. Stacey Jane Burton, AS 1998
  • Mr. James Christie Busch, AS 1984
  • Mr. Frank Mueller Coughlin, AS 1982Mrs. Susan W. Coughlin
  • Mr. Mark F. Dalton, LW 1975
  • Mr. G. Frederick Dettwiller II, AS 1954Mrs. Kathryn K. Dettwiller, AS 1968
  • Mrs. Jennifer Rose Frist, EN 1993Mr. William R. Frist
  • Mr. Paul Trowbridge Gillespie Jr., AS 1969Mrs. Elizabeth Johnston Gillespie
  • Mr. Fred Jones Hall, AS 1974Mrs. Karen C. Hall
  • Mr. John R. Hall, EN 1955Mrs. Donna S. Hall
  • Mr. Charles Walter Hand Jr., AS 2003Mrs. Kailey Elizabeth Hand, PB 2003 PB 2005
  • W. &. F. Hendrix Foundation
  • Mr. W. Douglas Humphreys, AS 1978Mrs. Elizabeth Jones Humphreys
  • Mr. James V. Hunt Sr., AS 1963Mrs. Sally Beasley Hunt, AS 1966
  • Mr. Orrin H. Ingram II, AS 1982Mrs. Lee Ann Ingram, PB 1989
  • Mrs. Stephanie C. IngramMr. John R. Ingram
  • Mr. Constantine IordanouMrs. Marianne Iordanou
  • Mr. John Willard Johnson, EN 1968Mrs. John Willard Johnson, AS 1967
  • Mr. F. Lex Jolley Jr., AS 1974Mrs. Rebecca G. Jolley
  • Mr. Richard F. LaRoche Jr., LW 1970Mrs. Gloria Jane LaRoche, AS 1967
  • Mr. James H. Littlejohn, EN 1976Mrs. Lisa Ann Lucas Littlejohn, PB 1977 PB 1978
  • Mr. Mark Harold Loomis, AS 1989
  • Mr. Jeff B. Love, AS 1971Mrs. Katherine B. Love
  • Mr. Derek MasonMrs. Leighanne Mason
  • Mr. James E. McKee, AS 1960Mrs. Martha Ann Nolen McKee
  • Mr. James H. Morgan, AS 1969Mrs. Margaret O. Morgan, AS 1969
  • Ovation, Inc
  • Mrs. Megan M. Pate, AS 2004Mr. Aaron Cole Pate, EN 2004
  • Beq Thomas E. Samuels, AS 1960
  • Mr. J. Ronald Scott, EN 1962Mrs. Elaina H. Scott
  • Ms. Kate Andersen Sheft
  • Mrs. Amanda Leigh Snedeker, AS 2002Mr. Brandt Newell Snedeker, AS 2003
  • Mrs. Shirley F. Speyer, PB 1978Mr. Stuart W. Speyer
  • Mr. Stephen Turner, AS 1969Mrs. Judy Turner
  • Mr. James A. Webb III, AS 1970Mrs. James A. Webb III
  • Mr. David Williams IIMrs. Gail Carr Williams
  • Mrs. Linde B. Wilson, AS 1973 PB 1976Mr. Blair J. Wilson, AS 1974
  • Nicholas S. ZepposMs. Lydia A. Howarth

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  • "I chose Vanderbilt because it represents the best of both worlds with educational opportunities and a chance to compete against the top athletes in the nation. Those who support the National Commodore Club do more than just help us athletically—they allow us to develop as people and achieve our aspirations and future goals. Thanks for all you do!”
    —Simone Charley,
    Soccer and Track
    Hoover, AL
    All-American First Team
    (Indoor Track & Field, 2015)
    All-SEC First Team
    (Soccer, 2014)
    SEC First-Year Academic
    Honor Roll (2014)

  • “I'm thankful for the opportunity to attend an amazing school and stay so close to home. Vanderbilt has become a second home. I truly love and care about this place, and the support from National Commodore Club members helps to make it great. From the classroom to the field in Omaha, their support is essential to our success. It allows us to be champions!” —Bryan Reynolds,
    Brentwood, TN
    All-American Freshman
    First Team (2014)
    All-SEC Freshman Team (2014)

  • "Vanderbilt has been a truly special place for me. I am grateful to be a Commodore and wear black and gold on game days. My experiences at Vanderbilt are made possible through the generosity of others. I want to thank you for being a part of our game plan for success. Your support gives me and my teammates the opportunity to develop into the total Vanderbilt Man, and those lessons will last a lifetime." —Ralph Webb,
    Gainesville, FL

  • "I am so thrilled I chose the come to Vanderbilt because I have grown as a person, student and player—and I have learned so much about myself during the past two years. The support of National Commodore Club members provides me the opportunity to recieve the education of a lifetime and compete in the sport that I have always loved. Thanks for all you do. Your impact is more than you know!" —Rebekah Dahlman,
    Women's basketball
    Braham, MN

  • "I'm proud to be a part of Commodore Nation. We all come from different places and backgrounds to be a part of a top-notch environment for academics and athletics. It's an honor to know we are supported by National Commodore Club members across the country. It all starts with them. They help make this experience great. They are part of our successes. Thank you!”—Luke Kornet,
    Men's Basketball
    Lantana, TX
    SEC First-Year Academic
    Honor Roll (2014)