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2017 Annual Report

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Signature Special Event Sponsors We are grateful to have extraordinarily dedicated signature event sponsors. Thank you for partnering with us and supporting our mission throughout the year. ADAC Automotive Adamy Valuation Ag Business Solutions Alliance Beverage Amway Amway Grand Plaza AON Aquinas College Artistry ASI Interiors Atomic Object Barnes & Thornburg, LLP B.D.'s BBQ Belwith Products Matthew & Shari Berger BHS Insurance Franco & Alessandra Bianchi Dave & Jill Bielema Bluewater Technologies Charles & Christine Boelkins Buist Electric Calamos Jerry & Suzanne Callahan Caminiti Associates Inc. Scott & Heidi Campbell Cancer & Hematology Centers of Western Michigan Cascade Rentals Cheeky Strut Chemical Bank The Chop House CityFlatsHotel Coldwell Banker Colliers International Consumers Credit Union Cornerstone University Crowe Horwath, LLP Crystal Clean Auto Detailing Cumulus Media, Inc. Tom & Tracy Curran Currie Foundation Custer, Inc. CWD Real Estate Investment Cygnus 27 Czech Asset Management, L.P. Davenport University David & Carol Van Andel Family Foundation Brian DeVries & Barbara Pugh The Dick & Betsy DeVos Family Foundation Discovery Financial, LLC Divani DK Security The Douglas & Maria DeVos Foundation Eastbrook Homes Eenhoorn, LLC Eileen DeVries Family Foundation Ellis Parking Erhardt Construction Eurest Extend Your Reach Ferris Coffee & Nut Co. Fifth Third Private Bank First & Main Management First National Bank John & Melynda Folkert FOODesign by Chef Brech Dan & Lou Ann Gaydou Goldman Sachs Good Grand Rapids Christian Schools Grand Rapids YMCA Grand Valley State University Grand Ventures Gravity Taphouse Grille Greenridge Realty Martin & Peggy Greydanus Dr. Jana Hall Fred L. Hansen Harvey Automotive Paul & Sheryl Haverkate Honigman Hope College Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered Howard Miller Huizenga Group Ben & Molly Hunting Melissa & Ralph Iannelli Ice Sculptures Ltd. The I.C.N. Foundation iHeartMedia, Inc. Independent Bank Iron i understand Jandernoa Foundation Jeffery Roberts Design John Hancock Retirement Plan Services, LLC Dr. Peter & Veronica Jones Jim & Ginger Jurries JW Marriott Grand Rapids Keeler John & Nancy Kennedy Kerkstra Precast Kinney Family Kitchen 67 Al & Robin Koop Lake Michigan Credit Union Ray & Jeannine Lanning Leigh's Leo's Lighthouse Group Gary & Vicky Ludema Macatawa Bank Marsha Veenstra State Farm Insurance Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital McAlvey Merchant & Associates McDonnell Investment Management, LLC McShane & Bowie, P.L.C. Media 3 Design Meijer Mercy Health Metro Health Michigan State University - College of Human Medicine Mika Meyers, PLC Mike Bell, Inc. & Westwater Patterson Jamie Mills & Jim Nichols Mitten CNC MLive Media Group/The Grand Rapids Press Modern Day Events & Floral Dave & Kim Moorhead Mike & Rachel Mraz Norris, Perné & French, LLP Investment Counsel Tim & Karen O'Donovan Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan Osteria Rossa Owen-Ames-Kimball Co. Parkinson's Association of West Michigan Leland & Alexandra Perez Peter C. & Emajean Cook Foundation Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services Pioneer Construction Pitsch Companies Preusser Jewelers Priority Health Radius Health, Inc. Reds at Thousand Oaks Regal Investment Advisors, LLC The Richard & Helen DeVos Foundation Tom & Brenda Rinks Rocket Science Creative Rockford Construction RoMan Manufacturing John & Therese Rowerdink Rowerdink, Inc. San Chez Bistro Scott & Jan Spoelhof Foundation Secchia Family Foundation SemelSnow Interior Design, Inc. The Sharpe Collection Nick & Karen Sherman Slows Bar BQ Sobie Meats, LLC Soils & Structures Spectrum Health Square 1 Bank, a division of Pacific Western Bank Rob & Susan Stafford Standard Supply & Lumber Co. Steelcase Stephen Klotz Family Foundation The Steve & Amy Van Andel Foundation Thomas & Mary Stuit Taconic Charitable Foundation Thomas S. Fox Family Todd Wenzel Buick GMC Townsquare Media (Channel 95.7, 100.5 The River & WFGR 98.7) Truscott Rossman U.S. Bank USA Financial Sharon Van Dellen Van Eerden Foodservice Company Dave & Beth Van Portfliet Brian & Lori Vander Baan The Veldheer, Long, Mackay & Bernecker Group of Merrill Lynch Russ & Chris Visner Waddell & Reed, Inc. Warner Norcross & Judd, LLP Watson Smith, Inc. Wells Fargo Bank West Michigan Woman Wheelhouse Dr. Bart & Wendy Williams Williams Kitchen & Bath Greg & Meg Willit Bob & Karen Wiltz Wolverine Worldwide Women's Lifestyle Magazine Jim & Jane Zwiers 40 | VAN ANDEL INSTITUTE ANNUAL REPORT 2017

Institute Leadership Team LEADERSHIP “In Grand Rapids, we are discovering new ways to work together and build a critical mass of talent in the region. At the same time, we’re reaching out across the world, expanding collaborations with an impressive list of leading organizations, scientists and physicians.” David Van Andel David Van Andel Van Andel Institute Chairman & CEO David Van Andel is Chairman and CEO of Van Andel Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is also an entrepreneur involved in several other business interests in the natural and life science products industries. The son of Jay Van Andel, founder of Van Andel Institute and co-founder of Amway Corporation, David is currently a member of Amway’s Board of Directors and serves on its Executive, Governance and Audit committees. Before leading Van Andel Institute, he had held various positions at Amway since 1977, including chief operating officer of Amway’s Pyxis Innovations Business Unit, and was senior vice president–Americas and Europe, overseeing Amway business activities in North America and 22 European and 11 Latin American affiliates. Jerry Callahan, Ph.D., M.B.A. Vice President, Innovation & Collaboration Officer Jana Hall, Ph.D., M.B.A. Chief Operations Officer Peter Jones, Ph.D., D.Sc. Chief Scientific Officer, Van Andel Research Institute Timothy Myers Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Terra Tarango Director & Education Officer, Van Andel Education Institute Steven J. Triezenberg, Ph.D. President & Dean, Van Andel Institute Graduate School Linda Zarzecki Vice President of Human Resources VAN ANDEL INSTITUTE ANNUAL REPORT 2017 | 41

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