Sheldon Lubar

Founder & Chairman of Lubar & Co.
Ixonia Bank Director

Sheldon Lubar has been Chairman of the Board of Lubar & Co. Incorporated, a private investment and venture capital firm that he founded, since 1977. He was Chairman of the Board of Christiana Companies, Inc., a logistics and manufacturing company, from 1987 until its merger with Weatherford International in 1995.

Mr. Lubar is a director of Hallador Energy Company, an independent company engaged in the production of coal and the exploration and production of oil and gas, and the general partner of Star Gas Partners, L.P., a home heating oil distributor and services provider. During the past five years, Mr. Lubar has also been a director of Crosstex Energy, Inc. and Crosstex Energy, GP, LLC, midstream natural gas companies, and Weatherford International, Inc., a global provider of oilfield products and services.

Mr. Lubar previously held governmental appointments under three United States Presidents, including Commissioner of the White House Conference on Small Business from 1979 to 1980 under President Carter; Assistant Secretary, Housing Production and Mortgage Credit, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration and Director of the Federal National Mortgage Association from 1973 to 1974 under Presidents Nixon and Ford.

Mr. Lubar is a past president of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System. Mr. Lubar holds a B.B.A., J.D. and an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, an honorary Doctor of Commercial Science degree from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and an Honorary Doctors degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin.