Leo Spiegel joins Leichtag Foundation board

This article was originally published in The Encinitas Advocate

The Leichtag Foundation recently welcomed Leo Spiegel to its board of directors effective Jan. 28, 2021.

Leo Spiegel (Courtesy)

Spiegel is a well-respected investment tech executive, engaged community volunteer, and prominent philanthropist. “Leo has been a trusted member of the Leichtag Foundation’s Investment Committee, a close advisor, and a friend and champion of our mission and team,” said Jim Farley, president and CEO of the Leichtag Foundation. “He brings with him decades of leadership experience, close relationships in our community, and a commitment to growing talent. In particular, his experience investing in promising ideas and teams will bring invaluable perspective to advance the Foundation’s goals and strategy. We are so honored to have his expertise and insights to help guide the Foundation.”

“The Leichtag Foundation has made an incredible impact in our local community and in Jerusalem. They have been trail blazers and operate in a very entrepreneurial way. I am honored to join the team and contribute to the legacy of the Lee and Toni Leichtag,” Spiegel said.

Spiegel is a serial startup founder and executive, having worked with more than 50 companies with 25 exits including three IPOs and four companies he co-founded. He is managing partner of Spiegel Capital Management, investing in promising start-up companies, and CEO and president of Hunter Madison Group, consulting on venture capital, private equity, corporate development, mergers and acquisitions, business execution and board of director services.