Governing body of Davenport University

frank-merlotti

Frank Merlotti (Chairman)

Former President - Steelcase, Inc.
kenneth-yerrick

Kenneth Yerrick (Vice Chairman)

Executive VP Emeritus - Dow Corning Corp.

Trustees

paula-cunningham

Paula Cunningham

State Director - AARP of Michigan
rami-fawaz

Rami Fawaz

Executive Vice President - Energy International
tracy-graham

Tracy Graham

Managing Principal - Graham-Allen Partners, LLC
doyle-hayes

Doyle Hayes

President / CEO - dhayesGroup
robert-hetzler

Robert Hetzler

Former President / CEO - Monitor Sugar Company
wilbur-lettinga

Wilbur Lettinga

Former President - Lettinga & Associates / CEO - Kentland Corporation
richard-pappas

Richard J. Pappas, Ed. D.

President - Davenport University
mary-tuuk

Mary Tuuk

President and CEO - Grand Rapids Symphony
michelle-vandyke

Michelle Van Dyke

President - Heart of West Michigan United Way
brian-walker

Brian Walker

Principal - WalFam Ventures LLC

Leadership team

This team leads the direction and advancement of Davenport University consistent with the University's strategic plan, mission, vision and goals

richard-pappas

Richard J. Pappas, Ed.D.

President
deb-cooper

Deb Cooper

Executive Vice President for Marketing and Communications
scott-epstein

Scott Epstein, Ed.D.

Executive Vice President for Quality and Effectiveness
walter-o'neill

Walter J.H. O'Neill, Ed.D.

Executive Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services
rachel-render

Rachel Render

Executive Vice President for Alumni and Development
Gilda Gely

Gilda Gely, Ed. D.

Executive Vice President for Academics and Provost
dave-veneklase

David Veneklase, MBA

Executive Vice President for Organizational Development
mike-volk

Michael Volk, C.P.A.

Executive Vice President for Finance and CFO