Meet the people making it happen

Lukasz Tomicki Founder & Portfolio Manager

Mr. Tomicki founded LRT Capital Management (“LRT”) in 2012. Prior to LRT, Mr. Tomicki founded and sold a technology company that developed software for tracking state campaign finance and legislation. He also worked in the political consulting industry where he worked with lobbyists, campaign managers and outside groups on structural reforms including improving public education, tax reform and economic growth policies. Mr. Tomicki holds a degree in finance from Seton Hall University graduating with magna cum laude distinction, and an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis where he was class valedictorian. He is a CFA charterholder and has over a decade of investment experience.

Liping “Leo” Ouyang – Investment Analyst 

Prior to joining LRT, Mr. Ouyang worked at Century Management as an Equity Analyst in Austin, Texas. He was directly involved in the fundamental analysis of new investment opportunities, as well as maintaining the necessary research and updates on existing securities. Leo holds a MS in Financial Economics from Texas A&M University and a BS in Materials from East China University of Science & Technology. He is currently a CFA level 3 candidate.

Gulseren MutluInvestment Analyst

Prior to joining LRT, Ms. Mutlu conducted academic research in economics, was published in peer-reviewed journals such as Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal (Financial Times top 50 journal) and Economics Letters, and has more than 10 years experience teaching economics classes at universities all over the world – including Stern School of Business, McCombs School of Business, City University in Hong Kong, and Bogazici University. Ms. Mutlu holds a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Bogazici University.

Benjamin Turk Head of Business Development & Investor Relations

Mr. Turk joined LRT from Insight Equity, a Dallas-based private equity fund. While at Insight, he was responsible for evaluating and executing investment opportunities throughout various industry sectors. Prior to joining Insight Equity, Mr. Turk was an Investment Banking Analyst in the Natural Resources Group of Deutsche Bank. Mr. Turk also competed in the National Football League, signing with the New York Jets in 2018. Mr. Turk graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BBA in Finance, where he was the varsity punter and four-year letter winner.