Daniel Lubeck is the founder and managing director of Solis with expertise in strategy, operations, transaction structuring, finance, and governance. Mr. Lubeck guides the Solis team in setting the vision and investment strategy, while actively sourcing, structuring and supporting Solis investments.
Mr. Lubeck has been a lower middle-market private equity investor for over 20 years. Prior to founding Solis in 2002, Mr. Lubeck co-founded a leveraged buyout firm, Unique Investment Corporation. Prior to private equity, Mr. Lubeck was a transactional corporate and real estate lawyer. He co-founded a Southern California-based business law firm, McIntyre, Lubeck, Borgess & Burns, after working at the national law firms, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker and Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.
Mr. Lubeck serves on, has served on, chairs, and has chaired, a variety of private and public company boards of directors and advisory boards. In addition, he previously has served as interim CEO/president of two operating companies.
He has lectured at prominent universities and business schools on the subjects of private equity and investing, including NYU Business School, HEC International Business School in Paris, Pepperdine University Business School and Chapman University, and is frequently quoted in the media with regard to investing in private companies.
Mr. Lubeck earned a law degree from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of California, San Diego. He is former chairman of the Southern California chapter of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), and currently serves on the board of Team Kids, a non-profit organization focused on youth community service.