Stephen A. Lasher
1948 – 2021
Our founder, partner and dear friend, Stephen A. Lasher, passed away on August 1st after a long and extremely brave battle with cancer. A co-founder of GulfStar, Steve had more than 50 years of experience in the securities industry. He began his career in 1970 at Rotan Mosle Inc., where he served in a variety of positions including executive vice president of sales and marketing. From 1985 to 1990, Steve managed Rotan Mosle’s corporate finance department. He served on the boards of MD Anderson, Weingarten Realty, Congregation Beth Israel, the Houston Children’s Museum, IBC Bank – Houston and was chairman of the board of the Houston Society for the Performing Arts, in addition to numerous other boards of both private and publicly-traded companies.