Chairman and CEO
Charles A. Lowenhaupt is a recognized industry leader in managing wealth for ultra-high net worth families around the world. He is also Managing Member of Lowenhaupt Global Advisor’s affiliated firm, Lowenhaupt & Chasnoff, LLC, the first U.S. law firm to concentrate in tax law and established by Charles’ grandfather in 1908.
Charles is a Founding Advisory Faculty member of the Institute for Private Investors, and he advises the Institute as an Emeritus Member and contributor to its programs. He is also a co-founder of the Leadership Center for Investment Stewards, Vice President of the St. Louis Art Museum Subdistrict Commission, and a Director of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis. He also was Past President of Temple Emanuel in St. Louis and is a former director of Forest Park Forever and a former director of Clements Library of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Charles has a Bachelor of Arts degree (cum laude) from Harvard University. He also has a Juris Doctorate (Order of the Coif) from the University of Michigan Law School. He is a member of the Bar of New York and Missouri.
Charles is the author of two acclaimed books: The Wise Inheritor’s Guide to Freedom from Wealth and Freedom From Wealth with Don Trone. In 2019, Family Wealth Report awarded Charles its Thought Leadership award for his contributions to the wealth management industry. In 2011, Private Asset Management named Charles one of the 25 most influential people in wealth management and family office services.