David Edelson '81

Member, Board of Visitors

David Edelson ’81 is the CFO of Loews Corporation and serves as a director of AutoNation Inc. Before joining Loews in 2005, he was EVP & Corporate Treasurer of JPMorgan Chase. David graduated from Dartmouth in 1981 with an AB in English and subsequently received his MBA from Stanford. While at Dartmouth, David participated in off-campus programs in Blois, France (French) and Washington, D.C. (Government). As an alumnus, David has been an active fundraiser; in 2013, he was inducted into the Stephen F. Mandel ’52 Society in recognition of his leadership in raising gifts for the College. David has served on the Dartmouth College Fund Committee, the Alumni Council, and the Nominating & Alumni Trustee Search Committee, which he chaired for two years. He is currently a member of Dartmouth's New York Regional Campaign Committee and co-chair of the 1769 Society. Away from Dartmouth, David serves as president of the Jewish Board of Family & Children’s Services in New York, governor of the Hebrew Union College, and director of UJA-Federation of NY. David lives in Manhattan and has three children, two of whom graduated from Dartmouth.