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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


Curtis R. Welling D'71, T'77 is a clinical professor of business who teaches courses at the intersection on business, society and government. Prior to Tuck Professor 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. Prior to AmeriCares Professor Welling worked in the investment banking and securities industries for 25 years. He teaches classes on Impact Investing, Social Entrepreneurship, Business and Society.

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