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Richard A. Greenawalt, ex officio

Chair of the Drexel University Board of Trustees

Richard Greenawalt is currently the Principal at RMK Associates, a private investment firm that he founded. Much of his early career was spent with Citibank, where he rose to be President of Citicorp Retail Services and then chairman and chief executive officer of Citicorp Person-to-Person.

In 1987, Advanta Corporation hired Mr. Greenawalt as president and chief operating officer. He helped transform Advanta, a small company that made loans to teachers, into a multi-billion dollar financial services organization.

Mr. Greenawalt received the A. J. Drexel Paul Award in 2001, and he is a Charter Member of the College of Engineering’s Alumni Circle of Distinction. He was also inducted into the Drexel 100 in 1992, and has served on the LeBow Dean’s Advisory Board.

Currently, Mr. Greenawalt serves as the vice chair on the Board of Directors of the Free Library of Philadelphia and as a director of the Franklin Institute.