Faculty Directory

Curtis R. Welling

Clinical Professor


curtis.r.welling@tuck.dartmouth.edu; wellingcurt@gmail.com




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


Business and Society


Curt Welling is a clinical professor at the Tuck School. Prior to this 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

  • Clinical Professor, Tuck School of Business, 2017–present
  • Senior Fellow, Tuck School of Business, 2013–17

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