D. Scott Luttrell
CEO and Chief Investment Officer
Mr. D. Scott 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.
Prior to founding LCM Group, Mr. Luttrell was a Partner at Caxton Associates, LLC, where he was responsible for portfolio risk management and the firm’s global fixed income group. In 1991, Mr. Luttrell merged his hedge fund—the Everest Fund, a global macro absolute return investment fund—with Caxton after several years of successful investment performance. Mr. Luttrell began his investment career as a member and independent trader at the Chicago Board of Trade, where he traded financial market futures, global interest rates, and foreign exchange markets for 10 years. 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 and Chairman of the Investment Committee for the YMCA Retirement Fund, a $6.6 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, and the Board of Trustees to the National Christian Foundation of North Texas.
Mr. Luttrell also serves as Chairman of the Board of Advisors to North Avenue Capital and private equity firms Ballast Point Ventures and Mangrove Partners. Mr. Luttrell is 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.(CBEY:NASDAQ) prior to its sale to private company Birch Communications.
Mr. Luttrell and his wife, Laura, have been married 40 years and have two adult children and two grandchildren.