Steven M. Gluckstern

Steven Gluckstern brings to the ASI board strong entrepreneurial and executive experience in the medical device, reinsurance, financial services and agriculture arenas. His most recent position is that of the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Santa Fe Farms, a fully integrated Hemp operation based in New Mexico  A successful entrepreneur, Mr. Gluckstern co-founded Centre Reinsurance, one of the fastest-growing reinsurance enterprises in history, which was acquired by Zurich Financial Services Group. There, in addition to holding various executive and financial positions, he co-founded the $4+ billion Capital Z Partners, an alternative asset/private equity management firm. Previously, Mr. Gluckstern worked for investor Warren Buffet and served as General Manager of reinsurance operations for the Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group, President of Columbia Insurance Company, and Senior Vice President of National Indemnity Company.

Earlier he was Chief Financial Officer of Healthco Inc., then the world’s largest distributor of dental products. Mr. Gluckstern has also applied his entrepreneurial skills to numerous educational programs and philanthropic causes. His many board positions include trustee for Santa Fe Farms LLC, Teachercraft, LLC, Amherst College, Advisory Council member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a co-founder of The Telluride Academy. Mr. Gluckstern holds a B.A. from Amherst, a Ed.D from the University of Massachusetts, and an M.B.A. from Stanford.