Faculty Directory

Curtis R. Welling

Senior Fellow, Center for Global Business and Government






MBA, Tuck School, 1977; JD, Vanderbilt University, 1975; AB, Dartmouth College, 1971

Areas of Expertise

Management in the nonprofit sector, emergency response, global public health, finance, investment banking, capital markets, entrepreneurship, M&A, corporate governance, corporate sustainability and social responsibility


Curt Welling D'71, T'77 is a senior fellow with the Center for Business & Society and the Center for Global Business and Government. Prior to this joint appointment, Mr. Welling served as the president and chief executive officer of AmeriCares for 11 years, guiding the organization in delivering $9 billion in medicines and supplies around the world.

Current Research Topics

  • Business markets and civil society

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Senior Fellow, Tuck School of Business, 2013–present

Nonacademic positions

  • President and Chief Executive Officer, AmeriCares Foundation, 2002–14
  • Chief Executive Officer, Princeton eCom Corp, 2000–01
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, SG Cowen and Co., 1997–2000
  • Executive Vice President, SG Americas, 1996–2000
  • Senior Managing Director, Bear, Stearns, and Co., 1992–96
  • Managing Director, First Boston Corp. (Credit Suisse) 1977–91

Board memberships

  • Director, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc.
  • Director, Sapient Corporation
  • Director, The Adirondack Council
  • Chair, Curtis and Katharine Welling Foundation
  • Chair, Board of Visitors, The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy at Dartmouth College
  • Member, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Former chair, Spence Chapin Services
  • Former chair, Donaldson Adoption Institute