I. Steven Edelson is a member of the Distribution Solutions Group Board of Directors. He has served on the Board of Directors of Lawson Products since 2009. He joined Lawson’s Board following two decades spent in private equity and real estate development.
Mr. Edelson has served as co-founder and now a non-Managing Director of International Facilities Group, a leading facilities development and management company, since June 1995. Mr. Edelson is the founding principal of IFG Development Group, which provides development advisory services, as well as acts in a development capacity in multiple areas of the real estate industry. Mr. Edelson also serves as Principal and Managing Director of The Mercantile Capital Group, a Chicago-based private equity investment firm. Mr. Edelson is a co founder of GFRB llc., a global distribution company that specializes in supply chain optimization. Mr. Edelson is a Director of Bionanosim a leading drug delivery and drug discovery company based in Israel. Mr. Edelson is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Mr. Edelson is a Trustee at the Truman Institute
for Peace and is the proud recipient of the 2005 Ellis Island Congressional Medal of Honor. In 2014, Mr. Edelson became a NACD Board Leadership Fellow.
Mr. Edelson has a Bachelor of Finance from Roosevelt University.
Member of the Compensation Committee
Chair of the Nominating & Governance
Member of the Audit Committee