Mark Edelman

Mark is SVP, Fund Development at Jewish Child Care Association, the 188 year-old child and family services agency in NYC.  Prior to joining JCCA, Mark was Chief External Relations Officer at the American Red Cross in Greater New York during the 911 World Trade Center attack.  Before that, he was Director of Marketing and Communication at the national office of the Anti-Defamation League.

Mark spent nearly 20 years in the advertising business including several years as president of his own ad agency before becoming a non-profit executive.  He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and has been an adjunct instructor at the Steinhardt School of Education since 1991.  Mark and his wife, Merilyn, have three children and six grandchildren.