Mark Kronenberg is a Temple alumnus, who graduated with a B.A. in Political Science in 1978 and attended Temple Rome in the Fall of 1976. Kronenberg received his Masters in Public Administration from American University in 1980. He retired from the Boeing Company in 2015 where he served on the Executive Team and in various capacities during his twenty-seven year career with the company. From 2013-2015 Kronenberg was Vice President of Boeing Defence UK, a subsidiary of the Boeing Company responsible for more than $2 Billion in annual revenue. Prior to that posting, he served as the Vice President for International Business Development for Boeing Defense Systems (BDS) where he was responsible for twelve international offices. Under his leadership, international sales grew to nearly thirty percent of the total BDS annual revenue. Additionally, Kronenberg worked in several government relations capacities for Boeing, serving customers in the Legislative branch, Department of Defense, Department of State and the White House.
Prior to joining Boeing, Kronenberg worked in two Legislative offices as a key staff member for House Representative Earl Hutto D-FLA (1980-1983) and Representative Beverly Byron D-MD (1983-1988), where he focused primarily on their role as integral members of the House Armed Services Committee.
In retirement, he serves as a member of the Board of Visitors for Temple University, Rome Campus. He teaches Advanced Citizens Civics classes for permanent residents seeking United States citizenship under sponsorship of Catholic Charities, Arlington Virginia. Kronenberg provides career counseling for US Service members and veterans through the “Hire Heroes” program (a USO affiliate), and assists the Society of Saint Vincent dePaul in their efforts to provide financial assistance to those in need. He has also volunteers at the Freeman Arts Pavilion in Selbyville, Delaware during their Summer season.
Mark and his wife Sheila split their time between Ocean View, Delaware and Alexandria, Virginia where they enjoy spending time with their three daughters and three grandsons.