an exceptional team with tremendous breadth of experience

Philip Treick,  Managing Director

Philip Treick, Managing Director

Mr. Treick's career spans 30 years, the majority of which has been spent as an analyst and manager of public equity portfolios.  Beyond his responsibilities at Thermopolis, Mr. Treick currently serves as the Chief Investment Officer at the University of Wyoming (UW) Foundation. He is also an Advisor to, a company for which he previously served as Chief Financial Officer, and Professional Lecturer at the UW College of Business. Previously, Mr. Treick was co-Portfolio Manager of the Real Assets Equity Income Fund for Tocqueville Asset Management, Managing Partner for Aesop Capital Partners and VP/Senior Portfolio Manager at Transamerica Corp.  He earned a degree in Finance from the University of South Florida.

Philip Schlump,  Chief Technology Officer

Philip Schlump, Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Schlump has over 30 years of software design, development and management experience.  Most recently, Mr. Schlump advised on smart contract execution and security for Keep Network and Coin for Card Corp.  Previously, he was founder and CTO of Senware and Lead Developer for Allen Systems Group.  Mr. Schlump currently serves as Assistant in Functional Programming at the University of Wyoming, his alma mater, from which he earned both his BS and MS in Computer Science. 

Ari Lustbader,  Director

Ari Lustbader, Director

Mr. Lustbader spearheads the company’s European efforts from our office in Prague, Czech Republic and serves as a member of Disa LLC’s Management Board.  Previously, Mr. Lustbader worked for Elementyx consulting, private equity firm Friedman Fleischer & Lowe, and Morgan Stanley’s investment banking unit.  Mr. Lustbader holds a J.D. from the New York University School of Law and a B.S. from Cornell University.  He speaks English and Portuguese.