Spartan Fund

Donor Stories

Want to know what drives our donors to give?  Check out our donor stories and hear from loyal, passionate Spartans why they INVEST IN CHAMPIONS.

  • Flozell Adams

    “The primary reason I made the financial commitment (in support of the North End Zone Expansion) is because there’s a real need for the new facility.  The reality is that the locker room has changed very little over the last 30 years, so it’s time for a major makeover.”

    To read more on Flozell’s leadership gift, please click here

    - Flozell Adams

    City/Town of Residence:

    Flower Mound, Texas

    Spartan Member Since:

    2014

    Sports Played at MSU:

    Football '94-'97; 1st Team All-American & Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year (1997)

    Career:

    Former NFL Player for 13 seasons

    Spartan Fund Involvement:

    North End Zone Expansion

  • Pam Steckroat Treadway

    “MSU provided me with a great foundation to build a successful career. It was natural for me to give back to MSU and specifically to the areas that meant something to me and really formed who I am in my career, in my life and in my success. I feel like I am home when I am here.” To read more on Pam’s gift, please click here

    - Pam Steckroat Treadway

    City/Town of Residence:

    Greenbrae, CA

    Spartan Member Since:

    2014

    Education:

    BA '72 Social Science; MBA '82 Business

    Sports Played at MSU:

    Gymnastics; two-time All-American Champion

    Career:

    Moon and Stars Consulting

    Spartan Fund Involvement:

    Endowment funds to support Student-Athlete Support Services, Women's Gymnastics, and an Endowed Scholarship targeted towards student-athletes pursuing MBAs

  • Craig & Vicki Brown

    “We’ve got to compete on all levels. The North End Zone project is synergistic with the improvements in the suites and will continue to raise the caliber of the entire athletic program and MSU.”

    - Craig & Vicki Brown
    Spartan Fund Brown Photo

    City/Town of Residence:

    Greenwich, Connecticut

    Spartan Member Since:

    1996

    Education:

    Craig MSU '73 Business, Vicki MSU '75 Education

    Career:

    President & CEO, Keelers Ridge Capital, Principal owner and President of The Greenville Drive, a Class A Boston Red Sox affiliate

    Spartan Fund Involvement:

    Alfred Berkowitz Basketball Complex, Men's Basketball Locker Room Renovation Project, North End Zone Facility Fund, Southwest Florida Spartans Endowed Fund of Intercollegiate Athletics

    Season Ticket Holder Since:

    2007

    Fondest MSU Memory:

    Their marriage proposal right on the banks of the Red Cedar.

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