Philanthropist, Founder, Fowler Properties
WHY: Real estate investor, developer, manager. With wife, Sarah Ann, a prominent giver to Chapman University (see Daniele Struppa entry) where he’s a trustee.
RECENT: Couple gave naming gift for school of engineering, which has hired its dean and opens in 2020.
NOTABLE: 1958 Chapman grad; Fowler donation also named university’s law school (see Matt Parlow entry), then the second-largest U.S. law school gift.