TITLE: Director and President
FUNDING AREAS: Education, medicine, health, human needs, public policy, culture, and environment
CONTACT: Visit PeopleFinder for email and phone number (paid subscribers only)
PROFILE: Davis is the director and president of the Starr Foundation. Her foundation bio shares:
Florence A. Davis has served as President and a member of the Board of Directors of The Starr Foundation since March 1999. A graduate of Wellesley College (highest honors, Phi Beta Kappa) and New York University School of Law (Root-Tilden Scholar), she began her legal career in private practice with Sullivan & Cromwell in 1979. From 1986-1995, Ms. Davis served in a number of positions at Morgan Stanley & Co., Incorporated, where she rose to become a Principal and Director of Worldwide Regulatory Affairs. From 1995-1999, Ms. Davis was Vice President and General Counsel of American International Group, Inc. ("AIG"). She is retired from the practice of law.
Ms. Davis is a trustee of New York University School of Law, a director of the International Rescue Committee, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a trustee of the New York Botanical Garden, and a member of the Advisory Committee of the Newman's Own Foundation. Ms. Davis served as a member of Mayor Bloomberg's Committee on Economic Opportunity, and the board of the Eisenhower Fellowships.