Famous Alumni

  • Famous Alumni of Alpha Delta

    Alpha Delta has a long history of producing great leaders both in the community and in the world.  Below are a few of the many outstanding alumni that have been produced by Alpha Delta.


    William Menniger (1899-1966): one of the founders of the Menninger Foundation and Times man of the year.  Graduated from Washburn University in 1919.


    Lodewijk J.R. de Vink (1945-present): former President of Schering Plough International, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Warner Lambert, Inc., Director of Alcon, Roche, and member of the International Advisory Board of Sotheby's and Member of the European Advisory Council of Rothschild.  Graduated from Washburn Univeristy in 1968.


    Greg Brenneman (1962-present): the Chairman of CCMP Capital, a private equity firm. Most recently, Brenneman had served as president and CEO of CCMP-owned Quiznos Sub, a fast-food sandwich chain. Brenneman also serves on the board of directors of The Home Depot, Inc. and Automatic Data Processing.  Graduated from Washburn University in 1982.


    Douglas W. Wilmore MD: A prominent member of Harvard Medical School.  He has won awards in scientific achievement in the United States Army and the NIH Development Award in Academic Surgery just to name a few.


    Larry Niven: The Author of the "Ring World" Trilogy, two time winner of the Hugo Award to Science Fiction


    Marvin "Mai" Stevens: A member of the National Football League Hall of Fame and one-time coach of the New York Giants


    Bradbury Thompson: An award winning graphic designer and creator of the Washburn Bible


    Dr. Clifford L. Wilmoth: The Head of the Public Health Service


    Lloyd S. Miller: Vice President and General Council of AT&T


    Robert M. Clark: Vice President of the Santa Fe Railroad


    Francis Gene Reardon: Auditor General of the United States Army


    Larrie Bates: Brig. General of the United States Air Force


    John Vanlandingham: Attorney General of Arizon


    H. Ward Bushaher: Secretary of the Denver RioGrande Railroad