Norman Edelcup is a Chicago native and graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. Edelcup is a licensed certified public accountant in Illinois and Florida. He worked as a senior accountant with Arthur Andersen, treasurer of Acme Printing Ink, and an assistant to the president of Commonwealth Edison.
Mr. Edelcup moved to South Florida in 1968 joining Keller Industries as vice chairman and senior vice president of finance and administration. In 1976 Edelcup moved to Avatar Holdings as its chief financial officer, then to National Banking Corporation as its vice chairman. In 1983 he joined Confidata Corporation as chairman. He then became chairman of the board and the owner of Item Processing of America, selling the company in 1998 to the Intercept Group.
Currently, Edelcup is a founding director of the Marquis Bank, and a board member for three public companies: Valhi, Inc. of Dallas, COMPX International of Dallas and Baron Mutual Funds in New York.
Mr. Edelcup's community involvement includes work as a Founder and director of the Mt. Sinai Medical Center Foundation, and a member of the North Miami Beach – Sunny Isles Beach Kiwanis Club.
In the past he served as president of the Kiwanis Club of Miami Lakes, a member of the Committee to Incorporate Sunny Isles Beach and a member of the City's Citizens Planning and Advisory Committee advising the Commission on planning and zoning matters addressed in the City's Comprehensive Plan. He has been a resident of the City since 1969.