DG 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.
Chad Seybold, VP Sales and Accounts
Chad has spent the last 24 years working in the field of corporate business and business sales. During those 24 years, Chad has worked in the travel and finance industry as well as gained valuable perspective of an owner/operator of three small businesses. Prior to Gant, Chad served in sales roles with ADP where he was a specialist on the Concur Travel products. Chad has a Bachelors’ Degree from Michigan State University.
John Brehm, VP Strategic Partnerships
John has spent the last 22 years perfecting his craft of selling Corporate accounts in the larger segment of travel spend. Having worked for Brands such as Avis, American Express and Travel Leaders. While with Travel Leaders John’s innovative selling led to over $150M in new sold business in just 2 years. John has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Kansas and is a Certified Travel Expert. John and his Wife Valarie have 5 children and live in Colorado.
Patrick Linnihan, President
Patrick returned to Gant Travel as President in 2005 after serving as Vice President from 1998 to 2002. He developed a keen sense of service leadership and sales through his experience with General Electric Medical Systems and Pfizer, Inc. Patrick’s goal is to lead and grow a travel company with a passion for taking care of business travelers. Patrick is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and Northwestern University.
Kurt has over 20 years of leadership in Contact Center Management, Reverse Logistics Operations and Quality Program Management in North America, Asia and the Middle East. He is a proponent and practitioner of the servant leadership model and brings a passion for excellence in exceptional customer service to Gant’s employees and customers. Prior to joining Gant he was program manager with Lexmark. He is a former Army infantry officer and a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Jenni Murer, Chief Information Officer
Since 2010, Jenni served as Vice President for Global Client Relations and Vice President of Professional Services at Cornerstone Information Systems. During her tenure at Cornerstone she earned a nomination for TechPoint’s TECH25 Award, a prestigious designation for individuals exclusively focused on the tech ecosystem in the state of Indiana.
Jenni started her career in travel in 2000 at TRX, where she held various roles in the Account Management and Business Development teams. Prior to entering the travel industry, she worked in Division I collegiate athletic administration, at both the conference and university level. Ms. Murer is a 1993 graduate of Southern Methodist University where she studied Communications and French.