Terence (Terry) O’Toole ’80 VSB is the former chairman of the University’s Board of Trustees and co-chair of our $600 million Campaign, For the Greater Great: The Villanova Campaign to Ignite Change. He has also served as a member of the Campaign Organizing Group, Steering Committee, Chairman’s Task Force and the VSB Dean’s Advisory Council. An ardent supporter of the University, he endowed the deanship in VSB in honor of his parents, Helen and William O’Toole in 2007, helping support VSB’s vision as a premier business school built upon outstanding faculty and academic quality. He has supported the University’s official student newspaper, The Villanovan, a publication of which he once served as editor. Most recently, a $10 million gift from Terry and his wife, Polly, established the O’Toole Family Presidential Scholarship Program at Villanova University. Terry is a co-managing partner of Tinicum, Inc., a private investment partnership based in New York City.
James (Jim) C. Davis ’81 VSB is co-chair of our $600 million Campaign, For the Greater Great: The Villanova Campaign to Ignite Change, a former member of the University’s Board of Trustees, and served as a member of the Campaign Organizing Group. Jim and his wife, Kim, have always made giving to Villanova a priority, recently supporting several initiatives throughout the University including Men’s Basketball, the Men’s Basketball Endowed Fund, unrestricted Annual Giving and the President’s Contingency Fund. During the last campaign, he, along with his brother, alumnus Bill Davis ’85 VSB made a $10 million commitment through The Davis Family Foundation to support an intercollegiate athletics and recreation facility and to create The Davis Foundation Athletic Facility Maintenance Endowment. The facility was named The Davis Center for Athletics and Fitness and opened in November 2007. In October 2013, Jim and Kim made a historic $50 million commitment through The Davis Family Foundation to the Villanova School of Business, the largest-ever gift to Villanova University. Jim is the Chairman and co-founder of Allegis Group, Inc. in Hanover, Maryland. Allegis Group, Inc. has been the largest privately held staffing firm since 2008.