I. Steven Edelson
I. Steven Edelson was elected to the Board of Directors in 2009. He joined Lawson’s Board following two decades spent in private equity and real estate development.
Mr. Edelson co-founded International Facilities Group (IFG), a leading facilities development and management company, in 1995 and currently serves as a non-Managing Director . IFG provides development advisory services and acts in a development capacity in the real estate industry. He currently serves as Principal and Managing Director of the Mercantile Capital Group, a Chicago-based private equity investment firm. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, a Trustee at the Truman Institute for Peace and the recipient of the 2005 Ellis Island Congressional Medal of Honor. In 2014, Mr. Edelson became a National Association of Corporate Directors Board Leadership Fellow.
Mr. Edelson has a Bachelor of Finance from Roosevelt University.