Distinguished alumnus recipients

These Opus College of Engineering alumni are the recipients of the college's Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award. Each of them exemplifies the Marquette mission of excellence, faith, leadership and service in their personal and professional lives. Their affiliation with Marquette and the Opus College of Engineering remains strong. We are proud to honor these outstanding individuals.

2015

Thomas G. SearleDonald J. Herdrich
Class of 1966

 

 

 

 


2014

Thomas G. SearleBruce A. Spann
Class of 1980

 

 


 

 

2013

Thomas G. SearleThomas G. Searle 
Class of 1977
Managing Director,
CH2M HILL Canada 


2012

Dr. Erik M. PellDr. Erik M. Pell 
Class of 1944


2011

James H. Grotelueschen James H. Grotelueschen 
Class of 1973


2010

Bruno A. Henke Bruno A. Henke 
Class of 1960


2009

Frank J. Barone Frank J. Barone 
Class of 1962 and 1963
Adjunct Professor,
Santa Clara University


2008

Michael J. WallaceMichael J. Wallace
Class of 1969
Vice Chairman,
Consellation Energy


2007

Thomas WernerThomas Werner
Class of 1986
Chief Executive Officer, 
SunPower Corp.


2006

John RakoltaJohn Rakolta
Class of 1970
Chairman and CEO,
Walbridge Aldinge


2005

Anthony N. MichelAnthony N. Michel
Class of '58, '64, and '68
Professor and Emeritus Dean, Opus College of Engineering, University of Notre Dame

 

 

 

2004

Robert C. GreenheckRobert C. Greenheck
Class of 1950
Chair of the Board,
Greenheck Fan Corp.


2003

Richard J. FotschRichard J. Fotsch
Classes of 1977 & 1984
President, Engine Group
International Truch and Engine Corp.


2002

Jerome E. KozlowskiJerome E. Kozlowski
Class of 1955
Chairman (Retired), Saratoga Capital


2001

John F. WakerlyJohn F. Wakerly
Class of 1970
Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, CISCO Systems Inc.


2000

Gerald J. O'RourkeGerald J. O'Rourke
Class of 1960
Chairman of the Board and CEO, A&A Manufacturing Company, Inc.


1999

Joseph F. GloudmanJoseph F. Gloudman
Class of 1958
Principal, Gloudeman Consulting, Chairman of the Board, R.O.S.E. Informatik


1998

Luther W. GraefLuther W. Graef
Class of 1952
President, American Society of Civil Engineers, Past President, Chairman CEO, Graef, Anhalt, Schloemer & Associates, Inc.


1997

Gordon C. HurlbertGordon C. Hurlbert
Class of 1946
President (Retired), Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Power Systems Co.


1996

Richard J. FridlRichard J. Fridl
Class of 1949
President (Retired), The Heil Co.


1994

George F. McDonough, Jr. George F. McDonough, Jr. 
Class of 1953
Director, Science and Engineering Direcorate, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center


1993

Louis J. RutiglianoLouis J. Rutigliano
Classes of 1960 & 1965
Vice Chairman, Ameritech


1992

Andrew J. FlecksnsteinAndrew J. Flecksnstein
Class of 1954
President, Fleck Controls, Inc.


1991

Anthony V. Weasler, Sr.Anthony V. Weasler, Sr.
Class of 1928 & 1929
Chairman of the Board, Weasler Engineering, Inc.


1990

John M. KucharskiJohn M. Kucharski
Class of 1958
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, EG&G, Inc.

1989

Milton A. LundaMilton A. Lunda
Class of 1943
Chairman of the Board, Lunda Construction Co.


1988

Brig. General Patrick J. KellyBrig. General Patrick J. Kelly
Class of 1959
Commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Pacific Division


1987

William R. LaidigWilliam R. Laidig
Class of 1949
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Great Northern Nekoosa Corp.


1986

George E. PhelpsGeorge E. Phelps
Class of 1923
George E. Phelps Co.


1985

Captain David B. MillerCaptain David B. Miller
Class of 1960
Office of The Asst. Secretary of Defense, United States Navy


1984

Horace B. EdwardsHorace B. Edwards
Class of 1948
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President, ARCO Pipeline Co.


1983

Charles C. SchueppertCharles C. Schueppert
Class of 1958
Chairman-Chief Executive Officer, Sheerness Steel Co., LTD.


1982

Frank J. AustinFrank J. Austin
Class of 1941
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Giddings and Lewis, Inc.il


1981

Lindon E. SalineLindon E. Saline
Class of 1945
Manager, Human Resources Systems Development, General Electric Co.


1980

William K. DowneyWilliam K. Downey
Class of 1944
President, Dresser Tool Group, Dresser Industries, Inc.


1979

Donald C. PetersDonald C. Peters
Class of 1939
Chairman of the Board, Mellon-Stuart Co.


1978

Richard J. BoyleRichard J. Boyle
Class of 1957
Vice President and General Manager, Electronics Division, Honeywell, Inc.


1977

James B. KurtzweilJames B. Kurtzweil 
Class of 1948
Executive Vice President Operations, Philip Morris Industrial


1976

Leo J. LechtenbergLeo J. Lechtenberg
Class of 1938
Vice President of Engine Engineering, Briggs & Stratton Corp.


1975

Gerald A. RauenhorstLeo F. Rehm
Class of 1938
Managing Partner, Consoer Townsend & Associates


1974

Gerald A. RauenhorstGerald A. Rauenhorst
Class of 1951
President, Rauenhorst Corp.


1973

John C. Staff, Jr.John C. Staff, Jr.
Class of 1935
President, Staff Electric Company Incorporated


1972

Edward J. GerritsEdward J. Gerrits
Class of 1925
President, Edward J. Gerrits Incorporated


1971

Raymond D. LearyRaymond D. Leary
Class of 1930
Chief Engineer, Metropolitan Sewerage Commission


1970

Lawrence G. HaggertyLawrence G. Haggerty
Class of 1940
President, Lawrence G. Haggerty and Associates


1969

Robert F. McGinnRobert F. McGinn
Class of 1940
Vice President, Research and Development, A.0. Smith Corp.


1968

John A. PeeplesJohn A. Peeples
Class of 1925
Chairman of the Board,
Angelo-Lautaro Nitrate Corp.

1967

Pericles P. StathasPericles P. Stathas 
Class of 1923
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, 
Duff and Phelps Incorporated


1966

Patrick E. HaggertyPatrick E. Haggerty 
Class of 1936
President, Texas Instruments Corp.