President’s Circle

Drive Cures Faster

The President’s Circle — a distinguished group of individual and corporate members who share Fred Hutch’s vision for the elimination of cancer and related diseases — provides critical, aggregate funding to speed the development of new ideas and innovations in research as they emerge. Annual gifts of $10,000 or more through the President’s Circle sustain programs vital to the Hutch’s mission, including pilot research projects, shared research facilities and equipment, faculty recruitment and training for the next generation of biomedical researchers.


members comprise President’s Circle

552 President’s Circle members have generously supported the Hutch’s leading-edge research.


companies support bold science

Many local and national businesses have joined us in our mission to cure cancer and other life-threatening diseases.


active inventions developed

Fred Hutch scientists seek opportunities to license their inventions and other intellectual property resulting from their research.


towards a federal grant pilot project

A $50,000 gift allows scientists to explore a new idea with a pilot project that could lead to a large federal grant - and a cure.

Member Benefits

Please note that, due to the coronavirus pandemic, in-person benefits are subject to adjustments.

  • Invitations to a variety of events including faculty research discussions and conversations with Hutch leadership.
  • Updates from Dr. Thomas J. Lynch Jr., president and director and holder of the Raisbeck Endowed Chair and other Fred Hutch scientists and clinicians.
  • Impact reports featuring Hutch research and how your investment is making a difference.
  • Invitations to Fred Hutch fundraising events.
  • Recognition of your generosity online. 
  • A personal tour of the Hutch campus in Seattle.
  • The knowledge that you are fueling innovation to help the lives of those facing cancer and other diseases. 

Corporate Member Benefits

Corporate members receive the following benefits:

  • Your company’s name on the President’s Circle roster.
  • The suite of benefits and networking opportunities (see above) for a company leader or representative.

Private Funding in Action

A portrait of Sue Biggins in her lab

Uncovering the Origins of Cancer

Dave Jackson and family

Kickstarting Kidney Cancer Immunotherapy

A portrait of Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem near a microscope

Curing HIV

A portrait of Dr. Pete Nelson

Treating Prostate Cancer

Uncovering the Origins of Cancer

Dr. Sue Biggins studies how cells divide and distribute their chromosomes, a process that is almost always disrupted in cancer. The major structure involved in maintaining the precision of this process is the kinetochore, but understanding its functionality eluded scientists. During a pivotal point in her research, Dr. Biggins received President’s Circle funding that allowed her to devise a new technique to better study the kinetochore, which has important implications for treating cancer.

Invest in the breakthroughs that will lead to more cures.

Member Roster

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A - E

Robin Abraham and Deepa Thomas
ACSINC - American Cancer Society
Affini-T Therapeutics
Agilent Technologies
Alaska Air Group, Inc.
Aldarra Foundation
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
     for Childhood Cancer
Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy
Judson and Laura Althoff
Chap and Eve Alvord
American Association for Cancer
American Association of
American Cancer Society
American Endowment Foundation
American Heart Association
American Lung Association
American Society of Hematology
Dr. Garnet Anderson and
     Dr. David Carrell
Ric and Kaylene Anderson*
Stephen and Rita Anderson
The Anderson Foundation*
Ron and Kimberly Andronaco
The Apex Foundation
Dr. Frederick and Dita Appelbaum*
The Arnold Family Foundation
William and Cassandra Arora
The Aven Foundation
Ed and Linda Averett
Avis Alaska Rent-A-Car, Inc.
Joe and Karyn Barer
Bill and Sara Barrett
Peter and Jane Barrett
Bayley Construction
Bayley Family Foundation*
Ron and Joan Bayley
Carl and Renee Behnke*
David and Joanna Beitel*

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald L. Bell
Robert Bender
Illene Berg
Sharon Bergman
Mark and Stephanie Berggren
Linda J. Berkman
Yahn Bernier and Beth McCaw
Yvonne M. Betson Trust - Jeff and
     Ethel Maxwell*
Debbie and Jim Bevier
Jeff Bezos
BGI Americas
Susan Biggins and Thomas R.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Bill Pierre Ford, Inc
The Bishop Family Legacy
BK Hope Cures
Allison A. Blair
Brandon Blair
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
John R. and Paula Blood Family Trust
Dennis James Bock
William A. Bock
Lisa and Norm Bontje
Cathy Boshaw and Doug Edlund*
Sean and Shelley Boyle
Brain Research Foundation
Brave Like Gabe Foundation
Berit Breivik
Mr. Wayne L. Bridges, Jr.
Brooks Sports
Steve and Jenny Brooks
Brad and Amy Brotherton
David and Lisa Browdy
Mrs. Peggy M. Brummet
Jay Bryant
Aaron Bueler and Carolyn True
Richard and Loraine Burger
Dave Burke and Louise O'Reilly
The Burkland Family
Carly Burns and Kevin Cook

Shari Burns*
Richard and Melinda Bus
Ward and Judy Bushnell
Gary and Catherine Bylund*
Keith Byrum
Phyllis and William Campbell
Cancer Research Collaboration
Cancer Research Institute
Katherine T. Carey
Carlson Family Foundation*
Gail and John Carpenter
Darrell and Siobhan Cavens
Alan J. Chaffee and Mary Kathryn
Ann Chamberlin
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Chateau Retirement
     Communities LLC
Dr. and Mrs. Martin A.
     "Mac" Cheever
Eunice and Dan Choi
Bonnie W. Chow Estate
Robyn Christenson
Joan G. Clark, MD
Simon Peter Clarke and
     Alice Frick Burden
Mike and Corry Clayville
Dr. Bruce Clurman and
     Deb Gumbardo
Donna Cochener
Roger and Kimberly Collins
The Concern Foundation
Brian Cook
Mike and Nancy Cordry
Larry and Amy Corey
Barbara Cosgrove and Frank Yandrasits
Megan Cosgrove
Quinn Cosgrove
Costco Wholesale
Jane and David Cottrell
Mary and Cheney Cowles

Crabby Beach Foundation
Roger Crouch*
Michael and Judith Crutcher
Bill and Rebecca Curry
Damon Runyon Cancer Research
David Cutler Foundation
Dr. Nancy E. Davidson and
     Dr. Thomas W. Kensler
Joyce Davis
John C. Delo
Delta Dental of Washington
Anita and Chuck Deters
John DeVore
Diamond Parking Inc
Holly and Eric Dillon*
Eric and Tracy Dobmeier
Pamela G. Doctor
Carey and John Dondero
Wayne Dong
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Bruce and Polly Douglass
Nathan Dowden
The Dr. Maxwell Hurston Family
Diane and Ed Dye
Earl and Denise Ecklund
Edward P. Evans Foundation
Jack and Sandra Efird
Karl Ege*
Richard and Janet Eichler
Julie Elkington
Richard and Joanne Elliott
Elysian Brewing Company
John and Christine Enslein
David and Margaret Enslow
Justin and Alexis Erickson
The Eucalyptus Foundation
European Molecular Biology
Mr. David L. Evans
Mrs. Kay Nozaki Ewing

President’s Circle includes 24 anonymous donors.
*Charter member
Member roster is up to date as of June 30, 2022.

F - M

Limei Fan and Jay Na
The Farrell Family
Michael Fillman and
     Chandler Wonderly
Jeannie Fisher
Phelps and Christel Fisher
Margot Fitzgerald
Flying "A" Information Resources
Cay Fortune and John Shimer
The Foster Foundation
Freestone Capital Management
Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for
     Cancer Research
Dr. Denise Galloway
Michael and Lynn Garvey*
Gastric Cancer Foundation
The George & Fay Young Foundation
Dr. Daniel E. Geraghty
Gerdin Family Foundation
Peter and Candice Giffin
Lynda Gilman
D. Wayne and Anne E. Gittinger
Nancy Giuliano and George Maas
Chuck Glass
Richard F. Glass
Charles Goggio, Jr.
Kenneth J. and Beryl N. Goodchild
Michael and Linda Goodrick
Douglas and Andrea Gordon
Roger and Jennifer Grambihler
Joann C. Gray
Jennifer Griffith and Angela
Mark Groudine and
     Cynthia Putnam*
Bella Guillermo
Gull Industries Inc
Carol and Wayne Gullstad
Donald Guthrie and
     Candace Tkachuck*
Susanne and Scott Guthrie
H.D. Fowler Family
Michael Hackett
Gerald and Jeanne Hambly
Carl Hansen
Erik and Susan Hansen*
Hargis Engineers, Inc.
The Harkavy-Mack Foundation
Reed and Nan Harman
Elliot Harris
The Hartwell Foundation
Haselwood Auto Group
Deborah and Eric Haug
Rosemarie Havranek and
     Nathan Myhrvold
Head for the Cure Foundation

Ms. Elsie J. Heinrick
The Helen Clay Frick Foundation
Steven and Jorja Henikoff
Doug and Sheri Henrikson
Bob and Pat Herbold*
Mary Joan Hervey
HHV-6 Foundation
The Higgins Family Foundation
Pete and Leslie Magid Higgins*
Molly M. Hill
Benjamin Hindson
Michiko Hirata
Anna and James Hoag
The Hope Foundation
Peter and Peggy Horvitz*
Mr. Bradley J. Horwitz
The Horwitz Family Memorial
Shelley M. Hovind
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Jeffrey T. Huber
Maria Hugi
Thomas and Julie Hull
The Hutchinson Family*
Suzanne and Richard Ingram*
Jacob Green Charity Golf Classic
Mark and Mari Jancola
The Jean E. Thomason Foundation*
Rajesh and Sudha Jha
Mike and Diane Johansson*
John C. Karyl Kay Hughes
John P. Freeman LLC
John Templeton Foundation
Chris Johnson
Craig M. Johnson and
     Shawn L. Underwood
Elizabeth Johnson
Jalen Johnson
Jon and Gretchen Jones
Kristi and Timothy Jones
Nicholas Jones
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
The Judith A. Lese Breast Cancer
Julia Love Pritt Private Foundation
Jeanne Kanach
Harvey and Robin Kanter
The Kaphan Foundation
Rich and Karmann Kaplan
Kate Shea Foundation
Nancy Kaufmann and Steven Fink
Sharon Kean and Robert Lipson
Melanie M. Keisor
Keith & Mary Kay McCaw Family

Patrick Kennedy and Melissa Ries
Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Philip I. Kent
Steven S. Kessel and
     Sibyl Frankenburg
Keyes Foundation*
Kidney Cancer Association
Bob Kiesendahl
Gary Kindness
Leigh Kinnish
The Kleeberger Family Foundation
Terry Michael Kleeberger
The Klorfine Foundation
Norma and Leonard Klorfine
Jochen Koedijk
Koeplin Family Foundation
Miklos Kohary and Natalia
     Zimonyi Kohary
Mike and Debbie Koss*
Courtney Koster
CAPT M. Thomas & Mrs.
     Gwenann Kroon
Merrilee Wickstrom Kullman
Kure It Cancer Research
Kyle Charvat Foundation
Sandra L. La Haye*
Laidir Foundation
Lucy Ludington Lambert
Laura Landro and Richard Salomon
Lane Powell PC
Brian and Diane Langstraat
Alida and Christopher Latham
Rochelle and George Lazarus
Samantha Rana May Lazarus
Lease Crutcher Lewis
Denny Lee and Hua-Ping Yang
Peter and Susan Lee
Peter David Leibowits
Shari and Rory Leid
Ryan Leong
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Frank and Marianne Liebermann
Life Sciences Research Foundation
Lily Pointe Family Foundation
Leonard H. Lin
The Lochland Foundation
Loeb Family Foundation
Brian E. and Shauna L. Lonergan
Susan and Bert Loosmore
Benito and Carmen Lopez*
Lopker Family Foundation
Carl and Carrie Lovsted
Lana Lueschow
Gil and Berit Lund
Lung Cancer Research Foundation

David and Anne Lutrick
Lymphoma Research Foundation
Nea Lynn and Curt Ireland
Dr. Thomas J. Lynch and Ms.
     Laura Pappano
M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust
Pamela Madigan
The Maeve Foundation
Mark and Nikki Mahan*
David and Nathan
     Mandelbaum Family*
Mr. John B. Mar
The Marco J. Heidner Foundation
Frank and Judith Marshall
William and Joan Matthaei
The Max Foundation
David and Meta McDowell
Matt and Carol McIlwain
Marion & John E. Anderson
Doug and Ruth McKnight
Carryn McLaughlin
Lynn McLaughlin
Alena Meeker
John Meisenbach
Meeting Management Services, Inc.
Members Trust Company
Charlotte H. Merritt
Karen and Kevin Merritt
The Micah Foundation
Michael's Toyota of Bellevue
Mightycause Charitable Foundation
David and Kendra Millard
Laurie Miyauchi
Mr. Arne R. Moen
Holly Monek-Anderson
Colleen Del Monte
The Moore Charitable
     Foundation, Inc.
Ms. Leigh M. Morgan
Michael Moritz and Harriet Heyman
Larry and Kim Morris
Joan Morse and
     Dean Hachamovitch*
Mortenson Company Foundation
Mortenson Construction
Susan B Mosler
MPN Research Foundation
Muckleshoot Indian Tribe
Peter Mullen
Shan and Lee Mullin*
Multiple Myeloma Cure
     Seekers Society

President’s Circle includes 24 anonymous donors.
*Charter member
Member roster is up to date as of June 30, 2022.

N - S

Nadella Family
Nahwatzel, Llc
Names Family Foundation
Sally and Kit Narodick*
National Breast Cancer
     Foundation, Inc.
National Christin Foundation Northwest
National Comprehensive Cancer
National Philanthropic Trust
Nektar Therapeutics
Martin and Vicki Nelson
Robert and Claudia Nelson
Network For Good
Jonathan and Shirley Ng
Bruce and Jeannie Nordstrom
Molly Nordstrom Sloan
North Mason Cancer Crusaders
Novartis Oncology
Novotny Family
Lee and Deborah Oatey
Kelly M. O'Brien and
     Robert J. Binney
Michael and Esther Ochsman
Agnes O'Connor and Gary Yonaka
The Oki Foundation
Carol-Ann O'Mack and
     John Deininger
John and Billie O'Mack
Dr. Gilbert S. Omenn
Mr. Stanford E. Opdyke
The Oregon Community Foundation
Otto Family Foundation
Pacific Program Management
Marlene Page
Ned and Susan Palmer
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Parker Institute for Cancer
Sinikka and Babak Parviz
Ann and John Patnaude
The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
Harry Jonathan Pearce*
Pedersen Living Trust

Perkins Coie LLP
Pete and Wilma Olsen Foundation*
William Peteroy
Warren T. Petersen and
     Eleanor M. Petersen
Vern R. and Anna Peterson
Barbara Braun Pettit
Bill and Kathy Pettit
Scott and Michelle Peyree
Paul and Beth Picardo*
Gregory and Margo Plaunt
Ena and Jerry Poncar
Teresa Pozzobon
Mrs. Carol Prato
Prevent Cancer Foundation
Kelly and Christi Price
Prime Electric
Prostate Cancer Foundation
PureTech Health
Qualtrics' 5 For The Fight
     Employee Giving
R. D. Merrill Company
RACE Charities Foundation
Nanda Raghunathan
James and Sherry Raisbeck
Sheri Rapaport
Reed L. Harman and Nan M.
     Harman Foundation
Joanne Regan
Peter K. Reinhardt
Andrew and Christine Reinland
Laurel and Jeffrey Reitman
Renaissance Charitable Foundation
Ken and Kim Reneris
Rett Syndrome Research Trust
Paula and Stephen Reynolds
Richard C. Goldstein Private
Stephen T. Richter Family Trust
Rita Allen Foundation
RiverStyx Foundation
Robert J. Kleberg Jr. & Helen C.
     Kleberg Foundation
Brian and Ann Roberts

Robinett Family
Carol A. Robinson Trust
Drs. Niki and Bryce Robinson
The Rona Jaffe Foundation
Peter J. and Julie A. Rose
Justin Dylan Ross
Jeffrey Rubin Trust
Jon and Judy Runstad*
Bill and Judy Rutherford
The Safeway Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Joel R. Sarfati
Ellen Sargent
Sharon Saunders
Jeffrey and Jacqueline Schaffer
Alice and Randall Schroder
Mary Ann Schroeter
Jim and Bet Schuler*
Schulze Family Foundation
Gary F. Schulze
The Schwab Fund for
     Charitable Giving
Scully Peretsman Foundation
Robert W. Scully
Seagen, Inc.
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Seattle Children's Hospital
The Seattle Foundation
Janice and Mike Selman
Marlene Semple*
Parag Indra Shah
David and Joan Shannon
Emily Sheridan
Berry Gainey Shoen
Craig Shrontz and Lynn Ristig
Ms. Bonnie J. Van Sickle
Joseph and Christina Siders
Wilbur and Rita Siders
The Sidney, Milton, and Leoma
     Simon Foundation
Silver Cloud Foundation*
Silver Creek Capital Management
Simcha Therapeutics
Mark and Brenda Simons
Jim and Jan Sinegal*

Singh Family Foundation
Sloan Foundation
William and Rebecca Smead
Smith Brothers Farms
Brad and Lynne Smith
Doug Smith and Mary
Gerry Smith and Vicki Halper
Mary Snapp and Spencer Frazer
Sofinnova Investments, Inc
Ms. Hermine L. Soler
Khampinh Soysouvanh
Alee and Bill Spencer
Dr. Phyllis L. Speser
Albert and Tiffany Squiers
SRM Development, LLC
Steve and Sally Stadum
Morgan Stanley Global Impact
     Funding Trust, Inc.
The John and Louise Steegstra
     Memorial Fund
Howard and Cynthia Steinberg
Charlene Steinhauer*
Barbara Stephanus
Anthony Stevens
John and Sherry Stilin
Todd and Sarah Stine
Harvey Strand
Kathryn and Mark Strecker
Strong 4 Sam
Cynthia Stroum and The Stroum
     Family Foundation
Linda and Walter Suby
The Sujal and Meera Patel
Sunbeam Foundation
Sunbridge Foundation
Kathy Surace-Smith and Brad Smith
Susan G. Komen
The Margie Suskin Charitable Trust
Richard Swaisgood
The Swanson Family
Carol J. Swarts
Ruth and Frank Szyszkoski

President’s Circle includes 24 anonymous donors.
*Charter member
Member roster is up to date as of June 30, 2022.

T - Z

David Jones and Maryanne Tagney*
Takeda Oncology
Paul and Emily Thelen
Dr. E. Donnall Thomas Jr. and
     Mrs. Lori Thomas
Dr. Elaine Thomas and
     Mr. Mark Childs
Ruth Thomassen
Thurston Charitable Foundation
The Thrasher Koffey Foundation
Barbara Thrasher and Rick Koffey
Carolyn Ticknor
Brad and Danielle Tilden
Brian and Cathee Till
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Tingstad, Jr.
Michael and Mindy Tofias
Brian Towne
Jeff and Carin Towne
True North Family Foundation Trust
Stavros Tsitsis

Turner Construction Company*
UBS Financial Services Inc
Luis and Colette Ulloa
David and Shirley Urdal
USI Insurance Services
Susie Usrey
The V Foundation for Cancer
Vadon Foundation
Maryann Valbuena
Tom and Margo Van Halm*
Van Sloun Foundation*
Avtar S. Vasu
Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation
Ilya Volodarsky
Kenneth Wahlin
Doug and Maggie Walker*
Ellen J. Wallach and
     Thomas R. Darden*
Mr. Joseph N. Walter and
     Ms. Kathy L. Mares

Bernardine and Wes Ward
George and Gegi Ward
Drs. Edus and Linda Warren
Washington Research Foundation
Henry Helm Weaks
Lynda and Todd Weatherby
Weinstein Family Foundation
Nancy Weintraub
Wellcome Trust
Michael and Marian Welsh
Allen and Janice Wiesen
Frances Neilson Wiley
Pat and Loretta Wiley
The Wilkerson Family
David Will
William E. Wockner Foundation
William Guy Forbeck Research
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen E. Williams
The Wilson Sonsini Goodrich &
     Rosati Foundation

Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer
Wise Family Trust
Elsa Wise and Robert Campbell
Tracy Wort
Barbara and Richard Wortley
Joan Sicignano Wrench,
     Craig Andrew Wrench
Thomas and Patricia Wright
Richard and Anita Wyman
Lorrin Yee
Yolles Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Tommy H. Yotsuuye
Melinda Yount
David Zapolsky and Lynn Hubbard
Zevenbergen Capital
     Investments LLC
ZGF Architects*
Susan Ziegman
Ann Zimmerman
Janet Zinn*

President’s Circle includes 24 anonymous donors.
*Charter member
Member roster is up to date as of June 30, 2022.

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