Robert M. Zahn inducted into The Academy of Electrical Contracting! David Hardt welcomes Robert into the Academy as part of the 50 th Anniversary in Philadelphia. The Academy of Electrical Contracting honors outstanding leaders in the electrical contracting industry, and it preserves and utilizes their wealth of experience and knowledge for the benefit of the industry. There have been 712 inductees over 50 years. C+W has been fortunate to have (4) Academy inductees: Mr. Thomas Wilmer; Mr. Charles “Jed” Wilson; Mr. William “Bill” Powell and Robert M. Zahn.