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2012 PHILANTHROPY ANNUAL REPORT ON VOLUME 8, NO. 3 Lift, the alumni magazine of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Copyright ©2012 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Florida/Arizona/Worldwide 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd. Daytona Beach, Fla. 32114 All rights reserved Associate Vice President, Marketing, Corporate and Alumni Relations Rick Larsen (’78, ’79, DB) Assistant Vice President, Alumni Relations Michéle Berg Editor Sara Withrow Communications Specialist Kelly Cuculiansky Pratt Director, Alumni Relations, Prescott Bill Thompson (’87, PC) Director, Alumni Relations, Daytona Beach Edmund Odartey (’04, ’10, DB) Associate Director – Outreach, Alumni Relations Keith Deaton (’05, DB) Archivist Kevin Montgomery Administrative Assistant, Alumni Relations Stephanie Rozboril Contributors Steven Bobinsky, Senior Director, Development, Prescott Anthony Brown, Senior Director, Development Communications and Donor Relations Yoon Choi, Associate Director of Annual Giving Bernadine Douglas, Associate Vice President, Development Theresa Nolte, Director, Development Services and Research Kimberly Venema (’11, DB), Annual Giving Communications Assistant Jim White, Development Database Manager PUBLISHED BY MCMURRY 20 4 Features 4 Throttling up David and Andrea Robertson commit to a $1 million gift 10 Toward an entrepreneurial university Rick Larsen (’78, ’79, DB) and Rod Casto lead the university’s efforts to become a solutions provider 13 Student projects take o with Rockwell Collins 18 Part of the Embry-Riddle fabric Scholarship honors the dedication of Larry and Brenda Stephan 20 Embry-Riddle’s rst cadet gives back Chuck and Liz Graf create safety net for future cadets 22 Students help create a culture of philanthropy SGA, Student Class Council and SAA set strong example 28 Military support Veterans give on multiple fronts 38 Perpetuating dreams Families honor loved ones with memorial scholarships Departments 1 LETTERF ROM THE PRESIDENT 2 LETTERF ROM THE ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT 3 FISCAL YEAR 2012 FINANCIAL REPORT 8 LIFETIME AND LEGACY DONORS ANNUAL GIFT SOCIETIES AND CLUBS 11 Corporations and foundations 14 Daytona Beach alumni 24 Prescott alumni 25 Worldwide alumni 30 Friends 35 Board members, faculty and staff 39 SCHOLARSHIP DONORS 40 IN MEMORIAM DONORS 43 ENDOWED FUNDS ON THE COVER: David and Andrea Robertson with their American Le Mans Series race cars and Cessna Citation. Photo by Kristyna Smith. Managing Content Editor Shelley Flannery Design Director Marc Oxborrow Special Projects Coordinator Jenny Babich Production Technology Specialist Julie Chan Account Director Paul Peterson Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, handicap, veteran’s status or sexual orientation. Nonprofit identification: 59-0936101. Change address, unsubscribe or email the editor at P H I L A NTH R O PY R E P O RT G I V I N GTO.E R A U.E D U PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Lift - 2012 Annual Report on Philanthropy

Lift - 2012 Annual Report on Philanthropy
Letter From the President
Letter From the Associate Vice President
Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Report
Throttling up
Lifetime and Legacy Donors
Toward an entrepreneurial university
Corporations and foundations
Student projects take off with Rockwell Collins
Daytona Beach alumni
Part of the Embry-Riddle fabric
Embry-Riddle’s first cadet gives back
Students help create a culture of philanthropy
Prescott alumni
Worldwide alumni
Military support
Board members, faculty and staff
Perpetuating dreams
Scholarship Donors
In Memoriam Donors
Endowed Funds

Lift - 2012 Annual Report on Philanthropy