|United States Ambassador to Belgium|
|President||George H. W. Bush|
|Maynard W. Glitman|
|Born||New York, New York |
Gelb's father, Lawrence M. Gelb, founded Clairol in 1931. Gelb attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. In 1941, at the academy, Gelb met George H. W. Bush. Gelb was in the military and went on to receive a B.A. from Yale in 1950 and an M.B.A. from Harvard in 1953.
He is also currently a Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club; a Life Trustee of Choate Rosemary Hall; a Board member of the United Nations Development Corporation; a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Council on Science and Health; Honorary Chairman and a Regent of the Center for Security Policy; and a member of the Advisory Board of the USC Center on Public Diplomacy.