Dan Lufkin General Information
Mr. Dan Lufkin is an angel investor. He serves as Senior Advisor at Culbro. Dan Lufkin, who helped found the highly successful investment firm, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, ("DLJ"), has also made his mark in the diverse activities of venture capital, government, philanthropy, cattle ranching/animal husbandry and as a ranked rider in national cutting horse competitions. A graduate of Yale University and Harvard Business School, Mr. Lufkin joined two classmates to form DLJ in 1960. In his 11 years as chairman, it grew from a net worth of $100,000 to more than $50 million, becoming one of the great success stories on Wall Street. DLJ became the first Wall Street firm to sell its shares to the pubic and Mr. Lufkin served as one of the youngest governors of the New York Stock Exchange from 1969-71. In 1971, Mr. Lufkin left DLJ to become the first commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection for the State of Connecticut. In addition to serving as co-founding partner of Questor Partners Funds I & II, Mr. Lufkin currently serves on the boards of a number of public and private companies. He also serves on the boards of the Quebec-Labrador Foundation, Atlantic Salmon Federation, American Rivers, the American Farmland Trust and the Conservation Fund. Mr. Lufkin has been widely recognized for his accomplishments and has written and spoken extensively. His book, "Many Sovereign States," a review of state government and its role in the federal system, was published by David McKay Co in 1975.