Who we are

WE ARE THINKERS, HISTORY BUFFS, MODEL BUILDERS AND ENTREPRENEURS

We are a small team of tech-savvy and thoughtful people who enjoy sharing our work with others.  We get excited by new ideas and discoveries.  We think differently about a lot of things, and have fun answering tough questions and testing the truth of what we discover.

J.P. Bourtin, Esq., Chief Executive Officer

J.P.  is the original founder of Highcrest Capital and currently serves as its Chief Executive Officer.

 

Before starting the firm, J.P. was the Chief Investment Officer of Greenwich Private Capital, LLC, a proprietary investment company located in Greenwich Connecticut that managed the wealth of a prominent New York family.  Early in his investing career, J.P. studied under Edward Seykota, who is widely regarded as one of the forefathers of quantitative investing.  Prior to Highcrest, J.P. was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of SiteLogic Technologies, a legal

technology company that was eventually sold to a private investment group.

 

Earlier in his career, J.P. worked as an attorney for Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York, served as a pro bono Special District Attorney for the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office, and served as a judicial law clerk for Judge Harold R. DeMoss, Jr., of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Houston, Texas.  J.P. currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Ambleside School of Fredericksburg, which is a leading voice in the movement to reform modern education. He is a magna cum laude

graduate of Tulane Law School, a former member of Law Review, and a member of the Order of the Coif.  J.P. received a B.A. in History from Boston College.

 

Over the years J.P. has acquired a particular interest in Systems Theory, and spends much of his free time researching its application to various human endeavors, such as investing, law, and technology.  J.P. lives on a ranch in Fredericksburg, Texas with his wife, Christy, their three young children, and an assortment of livestock.

 

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