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Howard Lipshutz

M.B.A. '83

Managing Director
KRG Capital Partners, LLC (Denver, CO)


Mr. Howard Lipshutz serves as Managing Director at KRG Capital Partners.  Mr. Lipshutz joined KRG as a Principal in 1999. Mr. Lipshutz currently leads the Firm’s marketing and deal origination efforts and is responsible for managing many of the Firm’s relationships with key intermediaries. Mr. Lipshutz has over 24 years of experience in middle market buyouts, corporate finance, leveraged lending and banking, and while at KRG has actively supported the creation of five industry-leading platforms in the construction products, consumer products, marketing services and education/training sectors.

Prior to joining KRG, Mr. Lipshutz was active in the debt markets for over 16 years. Mr. Lipshutz worked for NationsBank/Bank of America in Los Angeles from 1993 to 1999, where he co-headed the Western Region private equity-backed cash flow lending group. From 1988 to 1992, Mr. Lipshutz was involved in the project financing area and from 1983 to 1988, Mr. Lipshutz was in the corporate lending sector across various industries.


Mr. Lipshutz graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin and received his M.B.A from Johnson School.

Board Affiliations

Mr. Lipshutz has served as a director of KRG portfolio companies Aspen Marketing, Corporate Training, Sun Valley and The Tensar Corporation.