D. Scott Luttrell
CEO and Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Luttrell provides active oversight for LCM Group’s family office investment activities. Mr. Luttrell founded LCM Group in 1988 out of his desire to diversify capital and focus on the growing opportunities in the rapidly growing alternative investment sector.
LCM Group commenced operations as the General Partner for the Everest Fund LP, a highly successful private global macro absolute return investment partnership. Concurrent with the opening of the Everest Fund, Mr. Luttrell and LCM Group served as consultants to Caxton Corporation, a New York-based diversified investment firm. In 1991 Mr. Luttrell and LCM Group merged its investment activities with Caxton Corporation, where Mr. Luttrell served as Principal and Senior Officer of Caxton Associates.
In 2000, LCM Group turned its exclusive focus to its proprietary trading and family office investment activities, including its hedge fund, private equity and real estate investing. In 2004, Mr. Luttrell established LCM Global Partners LLC, serving as Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, to offer investment consulting, fund and managed account investment solutions for its institutional and sophisticated high net worth investors.
Prior to founding LCM Group, Mr. Luttrell was a member and active independent trader at the Chicago Board of Trade where he traded financial market futures and their respective primary cash markets. During this same period, Mr. Luttrell was an officer and Partner of Chicago-based trading firm, TransMarket Group.
Mr. Luttrell received his degree in Business Administration/Finance in 1977 from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. In 2001, Mr. Luttrell attended Harvard Business School’s Executive Education program in Corporate Governance.
Mr. Luttrell currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the YMCA Retirement Fund, a $6 billion retirement fund serving the employees of the YMCA. Mr. Luttrell also currently serves on several private company Board of Directors and is active in various academic and community organizations including serving on Southern Methodist University’s Cox School Executive Board and the Cox School Alternative Asset Management Center Board of Advisors, is Chairman of the Board of Directors of HOI (Helping Others Internationally), Board of Directors of East West Ministries, Board of Trustees to the National Christian Foundation Tampa Bay, and Board of Advisors to Desire Street Ministries. Mr. Luttrell also serves on the Board of Advisors to North Avenue Capital and private equity firms Ballast Point Ventures and Mangrove Partners. Mr. Luttrell is also Founder and Trustee of The Light Foundation.
Mr. Luttrell served for 12 years on the Board of Directors of Florida Bank Group, Inc., a Federal Reserve regulated bank holding company, until its sale to IberiaBank (IBKC: NASDAQ) and served for 14 years on the Board of Directors of Cbeyond, Inc.