Mr. Drucker retired at year-end 2006 as vice president and treasurer of Sequa Corporation, a multinational industrial company. He continued his affiliation with Sequa in 2007 as a consultant for various financial-related services and projects. Prior to joining Sequa in 1987, Mr. Drucker was senior vice president and treasurer of JWT Group, Inc. Prior to that, he was with Stauffer Chemical Company for 12 years, where he held the title of treasurer as well as various other positions in the Treasury department. He was also with CIGNA Corporation and Price Waterhouse & Co.

Mr. Drucker is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Connecticut Society of CPAs. He received his BS in accounting from Long Island University in 1967 and has served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.

From 1983 to February 2008, Mr. Drucker served on the Board of Trustees as lead independent trustee and chairman of the Audit Committee of Gateway Fund. From 2004 to 2007, he served on the Board of Directors and as chairman of the Audit Committee of Formica Corporation.

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