LKCM named TCU Neeley Business of the Year

Luther King, center holding award, with G. Homer Erekson, right, with other company employees.

Luther King Capital Management was recognized as 2018-19 TCU Neeley Business of the Year, an award honoring a business either owned by Texas Christian University alumni or having TCU alumni in executive leadership, with shared values and a commitment to supporting TCU through employment, investment and volunteer participation.

LKCM is a top supporter of TCU’s Neeley School of Business through partnerships, internships, programs, board stewardship, hiring graduates, and the LKCM Center for Financial Studies.

LKCM was founded in 1979 by J. Luther King Jr., who earned his undergraduate and graduate business degrees from TCU. Today, LKCM is owned and operated by employees and has $14.5 billion in assets under management.

King and more than a dozen LKCM employees were on campus for the award ceremony March 6.

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The LKCM Center for Financial Studies was made possible in 2002 through an endowment from LKCM. The center provides resources, conferences and programs to enhance the academics and careers of TCU Neeley finance students, faculty and industry professionals.

The firm has provided TCU Neeley students with hundreds of internships over the years, which has launched hundreds of careers in financial services. LKCM also provides scholarships, helps fund programs, and lends employees to teach graduate and undergraduate investment classes.