Meet the Team

We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to do what ever it takes to make your business grow

D.G. ELMORE

D.G. ELMORE

CHAIRMAN

DG has over 25 years of experience co-founding, leading, and acquiring multiple businesses in various industries. His industry experience includes travel management, technology, publishing, manufacturing, professional sports, and staffing.

DG’s degrees include a B.B.A. from Southern Methodist University, an M.B.A. from the Kelly School of Business at Indiana University, and a law degree from the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University. D.G. and his wife, Gini, live in Bloomington, Indiana, and have six children. DG is the Chair of The Navigators’ U.S. Board of Directors, an international Christian organization.

Todd Taranto

Todd Taranto

Partner

Todd grew up in the small town of Bolton, Massachusetts as the oldest of five children. His father was a local small business owner. Todd began his business career in the travel industry after serving as an officer in the U.S. Army. Todd is a member of the Young President’s Organization. His experience has led to his participation on numerous industry panel discussions and boards—serving as the Chairperson of the Event Marketing Committee of the National Association for Retail Marketing Services (NARMS), as well as being quoted in Business Travel News, Crain’s Chicago Business, Meetings & Incentives Magazine, Supermarket News, and Progressive Grocer Magazine.

Todd lives in Wheaton, IL with his wife, son, and daughter. In addition to building businesses, Todd enjoys triathlons and marathons, recently completing three IRONMANs and the 2012 Boston Marathon. Todd is a 1990 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Indiana University.

Lauren Elmore

Lauren Elmore

Principal

Lauren recently graduated with a joint JD/MBA degree at Indiana University‘s Maurer School of Law and Kelley School of Business. Prior to coming back to her hometown to pursue her graduate degrees, Lauren worked as a Consulting Associate at Cambridge Associates where she worked as part of a consulting team on 10-13 clients with roughly $24 billion in aggregate assets. At Cambridge Associates, Lauren advised clients on asset allocation, manager selection, and spending. Lauren also spent two summers at Dallas private equity firm glendonTodd Capital LLC where she worked on deals in the technology and real estate industries.

Lauren received a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University in 2008, and received her J.D. and M.B.A. with honors from Indiana University in 2014.

Gant Elmore

Gant Elmore

Principal

Gant is currently pursuing a joint JD/MBA degree at Indiana University‘s Maurer School of Law and Kelley School of Business. Prior to coming back to Bloomington to pursue his graduate degrees, Gant was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 2011 MLB draft and played second base in the Brewers minor league system. Gant also spent a summer at Dallas-based private equity firm glendonTodd Capital LLC where he worked on deals in the technology and real estate industries.

Gant received a B.A. in Economics from Yale University in 2011.