Co-Chair, Audit Committee
Ed Blank (New York, NY), a telemarketing pioneer, founded and served as CEO of Edward Blank Associates. Before merging with another firm in 1996, the company was ranked as the sixth largest outbound telemarketing service agency in the United States. Ed is active in various American and Israeli philanthropic organizations. Ed serves on JNF’s New York board, is a Negev Society and World Chairman’s Council member, and was JNF’s NGO representative at the United Nations. Ed funded JNF’s 9/11 Living Memorial in Jerusalem dedicated to the victims of the September 11 attacks, and sits on the board of the JNF National Water Task Force. He is also actively engaged as a board member of the City College of New York (CCNY) and 21st Century Foundation.