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Audrey LeGrande
Assistant Director of Alumni
and Student Relations
1072 ECE Building
306 N. Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 300-1783


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Alumni Awards

Marcia Peterman ECE Award (2010)

In recognition of devoted and loyal service to the University of Illinois and the Alumni Association.

Todd Beanblossom

Todd Beanblossom

BSEE ’80, MSEE ’82
Chief Engineer
Boeing Weapons
St. Charles, Missouri

Todd Beanblossom is the chief engineer for Boeing Weapons, a division of Boeing Military Aircraft. He directs the engineering efforts of an integrated weapons organization that includes programs for Missile Defense, Direct Attack, and Naval Weapon Systems.

Todd is responsible for leading the engineering activities associated with an array of weapons programs, including Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Seeker, Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM), Small Diameter Bomb (SDB), Aegis Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Kinetic Warhead, and Harpoon. Prior to his current position, he was the chief engineer for Integrated Missile Defense.

Todd was a member of the ECE Alumni Board from 2001 to 2007. He served as vice president of the western region from 2004 to 2007.

Todd and his wife Gale (MSEE ’82), an engineering manager for Boeing’s Global Strike Systems division and a 2002 recipient of the Marcia Peterman Award, reside in Chesterfield, Missouri.