Marvin B. Berenblum joined National Executive Service Corps in June 2003 as President and Chief Executive Officer. He became Chairman and CEO in June 2005.
Mr. Berenblum came to NESC after 14 years with the search firm of Heidrick & Struggles, where he was Area Managing Partner with oversight for the New York, Wall Street, Philadelphia and Greenwich offices. He was also Chairman of Heidrick’s Quality Council, which focused on the quality of the services that were offered to clients globally. Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles in 1989, he served as Senior Vice President for Human Resources and as a member of the Operating Committee of the media company Knight¬Ridder, Inc. In his earlier career, Mr. Berenblum was associated with Continental Grain Company as Senior Vice President for Human Resources and as a member of its Board of Directors. He previously was associated with Exxon and Cummins Engine Company in human resources-related assignments.
Mr. Berenblum graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies, and received a Master’s degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University, where he was awarded a Teaching Fellowship with a concentration on the Bill of Rights. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
He is a prior Director of the Carter-Day Corporation, a Fellow of the Aspen Institute, and a life-long member of the Greenwich Boys and Girls Club, having served as President of its Board. Previously, he was President of the Yale Alumni Association of Greenwich, Chairman of its Alumni Schools Committee, and President of the Yale Glee Club Associates. He now serves as Chairman of the Greenwich Center for the Arts, as a member of the Board of Governors of the Association of Yale Alumni, and as a Trustee of the Connecticut Anti-Defamation League.
Mr. Berenblum is a recipient of the 2007 Daniel R. Ginsburg Humanitarian Award from the Anti-Defamation League.