Jimmy Lustig is a founder and chief executive officer at United Capital Management. He is a non-practicing CPA who manages his family’s private equity investment portfolio. He has a storied career in business, having previously owned and operated a commercial bank, and founded music publishing industry consolidator GEA Entertainment. He earned his B.A. from the University of Colorado and his M.B.A. from Columbia University.
Outside of his professional career, James Lustig is an active philanthropist. He and his wife created the Lustig Family Foundation as a vehicle for contributing to numerous philanthropic causes that inspire and affect them. They utilize the Foundation to support various schools, museums, and social services organizations, often in Jewish communities.
Through the Lustig Family Foundation, Jimmy has also had the opportunity to contribute to important endeavors in health and medicine. Some of the organizations he supports include the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, the Denver Health Foundation, Children’s Hospital Colorado, the American Transplant Foundation, the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, the Simon Wiesenthal Center, Brentwood School, the Milken Institute and the Maple Counseling Center (dedicated to providing affordable mental health services).
Outside of the Lustig Family Foundation, James Lustig supports numerous nonprofit organizations on a personal level as well. He is also an active member of clubs and organizations throughout Denver and the Los Angeles area; he is a board member of Mizel Museum, Shalom Park, and Yeshiva Toras Chaim in Denver, and of Wiesenthal Museum, The Race to Erase MS, and Brentwood School in Los Angeles.
Jimmy Lustig created this blog to share news and stories about the Lustig Family Foundation. Stay tuned for new posts, and for even more from Jimmy, head over to his professional overview website or his community involvement blog.