About Us

Ownership: The Lasater Ranch owned a majority interest in LGB from 1997 until 2015. Today LGB is owned individually by Tom Lasater, Alex Lasater, Duke Phillips and Dale Lasater.

Who we are....

Dale Lasater, managing partner,
The Dale Lasater Ranch

Dale was general manager of International Cattle Systems, a diversified cattle feeding and ranching company headquartered in Ulysses, Kansas, from 1972 to 1981. Following graduation from Princeton in 1965, Dale spent a year as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He taught school on Hacienda Sierra Hermosa, Mexico (1966-67), and worked in a cattle improvement program with the Peace Corps in Colombia (1967-69).Dale Lasater served as Managing Partner of The Lasater Ranch from 1986 until 2015.  Today, with his son Alex, he owns the Foundation Herd of the Beefmaster Breed.  He has served on the board of directors of Beefmaster Breeders United, the Texas Cattle Feeders Association, and the National Cattlemen's Association.  Dale and his wife Janine have two sons.  He is the author of Falfurrias (College Station, Texas A&M University Press, 1985).


Duke Phillips, Managing Partner, Ranchlands

Duke worked from 1985 to 1989 as ranch manager, Canon Blanco Ranch, White Lakes, New Mexico. For the next ten years, 1989-1999, he helped start Lasater Grasslands Beef. From 1983 to 1985, Duke was employed on his family's commercial cattle operation in northeast Oregon, and prior to that, he spent a year working as a cowboy on a large spread in northern Queensland, Australia. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas. Duke was raised on a ranch in northern Mexico and is bilingual. He and his wife Janet have four children. They live and ranch on the Chico Basin Ranch in southeastern Colorado.