Sheldon B. Lubar | Founder and Chairman

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Sheldon Lubar

Sheldon B. Lubar
Founder and Chairman

Sheldon Lubar is the founder and Chairman of Lubar & Co. and originator of our "Professional Ownership" our investment model.

He is a director of several public companies, including Crosstex Energy, Star Gas, Approach Resources, and Hallador Energy as well as other private companies. Previously, he served as Chairman of Christiana Companies, Inc., chairman of C2 Inc. and a director of MassMutual Life Insurance Co., U.S. Bancorp, MGIC Investment Corp., Ameritech Corporation, Weatherford International, Grant Prideco and other public companies.

During his career, Mr. Lubar has held governmental appointments under three U.S. Presidents. President Jimmy Carter named him Commissioner of the White House Conference on Small Business in 1979-80. President Richard M. Nixon appointed him Assistant Secretary, Housing Production and Mortgage Credit, Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration, and Director of the Federal National Mortgage Association, in 1973-74. He completed this service under President Gerald Ford.

Mr. Lubar served as a member of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System and as its President. In 1991, Mr. Lubar served as Co-Chairman of the Governor's Conference on Small Business. He was Trustee and Acting Chairman of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board and President of the Milwaukee Art Museum.

Mr. Lubar holds degrees in Business Administration and Law from the University of Wisconsin Madison and has honorary doctorate degrees from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, and the Medical College of Wisconsin.