South.Edward Dermott and Anne L. (Gallagher) B. Bachelor of Arts (Class of "26 fellow), Dartmouth College, 1959. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Harvard University, 1962.
Admitted to New York bar, 1964, United States District Court (southern district) New York bar,1965. Legal advisor Department Cooperatives, Lesotho, 1962-1963.
Associate firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York City, 1963-1969.
National deputy director Interracial Council for Business Opportunity, New York City, 1969-1975, acting national executive director, 1972-1974. Executive vice president Minority Equity Capital Company, Incorporated., New York City, 1971-1978, director, 1974-1985, president, 1978-1985. Partner Consumer Venture Group,1985.
Vice president Research and Development Funding Corporation, 1986-1997, board directors, 1989-1992.
Vice president, 1stv.p., senior vice president Prudential Securities, 1986-1997. Senior advisor Early Stage Enterprises, 1997.
Board directors Symbiotics Corporation, Euclid Sys. Corporation; consultant Warren Commission, 1964.
Member Executive Committee Securities and Exchange Commission Government-Business Forum onSmall Business Capital Formation, 1983-1985, chairman Task Force State Capital Formation, 1984.
Board of directors Cobble Hill Nursing Home, since 1976. Regent Long Island College Hospital, since 1976, vice Chairman of the Board, 1981-1997. Director Resources for Children with Special Needs, Incorporated., 1990, president, 1994.
Director National Center Social Entrepreneurs, 1985.
Candidate for New York City City Council, 1969.
Legal advisor Department Cooperatives, Lesotho, 1962-1963. Associate Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, 1963-1969. Consultant Warren Commission, 1964.
National deputy director Interracial Council Business Opportunity, 1969-1975, acting national executive director, 1972-1974. Executive vice president Minority Equity Capital Company, Inc., 1971-1978, director, 1974-1985, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1978-1985. Member executive committee Securities and Exchange Commission Government Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation, 1983—1985.
Chairman Task Force State Capital Formation, 1984. Partner Consumer Venture Group, 1985. Vice president, principal Research and Development Funding Corporation, 1986-1997.
Vice president, 1st vice president, senior vice president Prudential Securities, 1986-1997. Senior advisor Early Stage Enterprises, 1997—2002, AcrossFrontiers International, Inc., 1999—2002. Chairman StablEyes, Inc., 2002—2008.
Senior advisor Phebra Private, Ltd. (formerly PharmaLab private, Ltd.), since 2004. Board directors, vice chairman Euclid Systems Corporation.
Board directors FirmView, Inc., I-Go Optical, Ltd., Synbiotics Corporation, since 1997, Annovis Inc., since 1997, Progen Inds., Ltd., Brisbane, Australia, since 1999, ChemGenex Pharmaceuticals, Melbourne, Australia, 2005—2007.
Regent Long Island College Hospital, since 1976, vice chairman board, 1981—1997. Trustee Continuum Health Partners, Inc., since 2001, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, since 2001, Beth Israel Medical Center, since 2001, Beth Israel Foundation, since 2001, New Community Foundation, since 1998. President Friends of Bushnell-Sage Library., Sheffield, Massachusetts, since 2002.
Trustee Continuum Hospice Care, since 2003, chairman finance committee, since 2004. Candidate New York City City Council, 1969. Board directors Resources for Children with Special Needs., Inc., since 1990, president, since 1994, acting chairman, since 2006.
Board directors Cobble Hill Health Center, since 1976, National Center Social Entrepreneurs, 1985—2002, Heights & Hill Community Council, Inc., since 1992, president, 1999—2002. Director New Community Development Loan Corporation, since 2002. Member American Association Minority Enterprise Small Business Investment Companies (director 1979-1985, chairman board 1983-1985), Council Foreign Relations, New York Venture Capital Forum, National Association Small Business Investment Companies (governor 1983-1985), Sheffield (Massachusetts) History Society (finance committee since 1999).
Married Barbara Hope Van Riper, November 4, 1967. Children: Patrick Owen, Elizabeth Willett.