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Inducted in 1994

Alfred B. Engelberg, BS, College of Engineering, 1961. Attorney and Philanthropist
Mr. Engelberg is an intellectual property lawyer and philanthropist. During his legal career he was a Patent Examiner in the United States Patent Office, a patent trial attorney in the United States Department of Justice, and a member of the New York City law firm of Amster, Rothstein & Engelberg. As counsel to the generic drug industry, he played a major role in the enactment of the Hatch-Waxman Act of 1984 which laid the foundation for the modern generic drug industry. Mr. Engelberg remains active as a writer and speaker on issues related to affordable medicines and patent rights. In 1991, he founded the Engelberg Foundation as a charitable trust to provide grants for innovative health care, social service and cultural programs. The Foundation helped to create the Consumer Reports Best Buy Drug Program; The Engelberg Center on Healthcare Reform at Brookings; The Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy at NYU School of Law; and Departments of Family Medicine at Beth Israel & Mt. Sinai hospitals in NY. He has served as a Trustee of many non-profits, including Drexel University, is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and a recipient of NYU's Vanderbilt Medal.
May 2017
Alfred Engelberg '61

Cynthia Kendall, BS, College of Arts and Sciences, Mathematics, 1974. Vice President, Health Solutions Business Unit, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense
Ms. Kendall joined SAIC in 1996 and is a Vice President in the Health Solutions Business Unit. She manages multiple Federal contracts representing over $50M in annual revenue. Ms. Kendall's major role is Small Business Advocate in the Business Unit. Prior to joining SAIC, Ms. Kendall retired from the Department of Defense (DoD) with over 25 years of Federal service. From 1988 to 1996, she was Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Information Management in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. From 1980 to 1988, Ms. Kendall served in the Directorate for Program and Financial Control of the DoD Comptroller. From 1970 to 1980, she provided data automation support to the Air Force Headquarters. She joined the Defense Department in 1970 through Drexel's co-operative education program. She has received numerous Secretary of Defense awards, the Presidential Rank Award, and in 1994 was named by Government Computer News as the DoD Executive of the Year. She has served as President of Women in Technology and President of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Bethesda Chapter.
May 2009
Cynthia Kendall '74

Michael Kendall, BS, Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, Design, 1974 (Deceased). Artist, Teacher, Consultant
An artist, teacher and consultant, Ms. Kendall focused her career on issues pertaining to cultural diversity, equity and access. She lectured extensively on the topic of comprehensive multicultural education to audiences at a wide range of cultural and educational institutions, and she advised and consulted at many civic and governmental organizations. Her teaching and research, as well as the various research grants and international lecture requests she received, reflected her involvement with the instructional application of multicultural pedagogy. Ms. Kendall had been a Program Officer for the Getty Center for Education in the Arts in Los Angeles, and she had taught at New York University, at Parsons School of Design, and at Montclair State College, where she was Director of both the undergraduate, preservice art education program and the graduate inservice and post baccalaureate program in Art Education. As an artist, Ms. Kendall was a Fellow at Yaddo and the Virginia Center of the Arts, and she was a Fellow at the Rodriguez-Acosta Foundation, through which she served as Painter-in-Residence at the Alhambra in Granada, Spain. She was a 1993 recipient of the Drexel University Alumni Trail Blazer award.
May 2009
Michael Kendall '74

Donald R. Kerstetter, BS, College of Engineering, Civil Engineering, 1954. Former Executive Vice President, Turner Construction Company
Mr. Kerstetter retired in 1996 as Executive Vice President of Turner Corporation, an international builder of commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings. He was the manager of Turner's Philadelphia office in the 1980's and went on to executive operational and corporate staff duties stationed in New York. He served on the Drexel Board along with other Boards. He founded Trappe Landing Farm & Native Sanctuary on the Chesapeake Bay with a mission to restore his small Creek. Their website is now recognized as a leader in promoting the understanding of the strong connection between our unsustainable industrial food system and loss of our National health and major nationwide natural resources.
April 2011
Donald Kerstetter '54

Robert W. Kleinert, BS, College of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, 1951 (Deceased). Former President, AT&T Communications
Mr. Kleinert served as President of New Jersey Bell, AT&T Long Lines and AT&T Communications. He spent almost 40 years in the telephone business, beginning with Bell of Pennsylvania in 1940 while he attended Drexel University. He retired from AT&T Communications in 1985. In addition to many entities for governmental, business and educational efforts, Mr. Kleinert served as a Director of the New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company and the New Jersey ReInsurance Company. From 1986 to 1989, he served as Chairman of the boards of the New Jersey Business & Industry Association and NJM Insurance Group. He served on the Board of the Northeast Region Boy Scouts of America, was President of the Essex County 200 Club, and he was Treasurer of the New Jersey Bicentennial Commission. He served as a Trustee of Drexel University, and in 1996, he established the Robert and Jane Kleinert Endowed Scholarship in the College of Engineering.
April 2015
Robert Kleinert '51
George F. Krall, BS, College of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, 1958. Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Mebane Packaging Group
Mr. Krall is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Mebane Packaging Group, a privately held pharmaceutical and healthcare packaging company which was sold to a Fortune 500 company. As an entrepreneur, he was founder and President of a nationally recognized management consulting firm specializing in information systems and organizational development. With IBM, he rose to management following recognition for sales performance. His military experience was as an Army Ordinance Corps officer serving in the Far East. Currently, Mr. Krall is involved in investment management and venture capital. Mr. Krall is a Trustee Emeritus at Drexel University, having served on the investment and enrollment management committees. With his wife, they established the George and Louis Krall Center for Corporate and Executive Education in Drexel's LeBow College of Business. A recipient of Drexel's Golden Dragon Award, the A.J. Drexel Paul Award, and a Charter Member of the College of Engineering Alumni Circle of Distinction, he has served on the Drexel University Alumni Association Board of Governors, and he was also inducted into the National Commission for Cooperative Hall of Fame. In addition to his BS in Mechanical Engineering, he holds an MBA from the Wharton School and is a graduate of the advanced Management Program at the University of North Carolina.
April 2011
George Krall '58

Mario V. Mascioli, BS, College of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, 1945 (Deceased). Founder, Edmar Abrasive Company
The founder of Edmar Abrasive Company in Broomall, Pennsylvania, Mr. Mascioli had been in business for more than 40 years, mainly in the manufacture of abrasive wheels for industrial and construction use. For almost 35 years, Mr. Mascioli actively served his alma mater. He was a member of the Board of Governors of the Alumni Association, serving as Chairman and a Governor Emeritus. He served on the Drexel Board of Trustees from 1981 to 2005, as an Associate Trustee, Term Trustee, and Trustee Emeritus. Drexel honored Mr. Mascioli with the Anthony J. Drexel Paul Award and was named a Charter Member of the College of Engineering Alumni Circle of Distinction,. Mr. Mascioli was one of the Drexel men's basketball team's biggest fans and had not missed a Dragons' game in more than 20 years. At their graduation, members of the Class of 1997 presented a new costume to the mascot. The mascot was named “Mario the Magnificent” in honor of Mr. Mascioli and in recognition of his loyal support of Drexel athletics.
April 2015
Mario Mascioli '45

Patricia M. Wallington, MBA, LeBow College of Business, 1978. President, CIO Associates and Former Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Xerox
Since 1999, Ms. Wallington has been President of CIO Associates, a consulting and Executive Coaching firm in Sarasota, Florida. She also authored an award winning column, "Total Leadership," for CIO Magazine. Previously, she was the Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Xerox. During her tenure, Xerox completely transformed its information technology environment by entirely replacing a proprietary infrastructure with new industry standards, hardware, software and work practices across 700 sites and 60,000 seats worldwide. A member of the Women in Technology International Hall of Fame, Ms. Wallington has received many awards including CIO of the Year in 1994 and the Top 100 Women in Computing. She also holds the honor of being the first female President of the Society for Information Management.
May 2009
Patricia Wallington '78

Mr. Weinberg is Partner and Chairman of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP, a Philadelphia law firm with which he has been affiliated since 1974. He also serves as Chairman of the Regulatory, Administrative and Gaming Department and is a member of the firm's Management Committee. Mr. Weinberg has in-depth experience in administrative and regulatory law, including major utilities, natural gas and electric companies, local townships and school districts. Prior to joining the firm, he served as City Solicitor for the City of Philadelphia from 1971 to 1974. Long active in Philadelphia politics, he served as Frank Rizzo's campaign manager in mayoral races spanning two decades. At Drexel University, he has served on the LeBow College of Business Dean's Advisory Board and on the Board of Governor's Reunion Committee.
May 2009
Martin Weinberg '58