Our Team

We have dedicated our careers to supporting great entrepreneurs and we believe that supporting Evergreen leaders is our calling.

Lindsey Armeen

Lindsey is an Idaho native, born and raised in Sun Valley. More

Dan Benetz

Dan is a finance professional with a focus on driving profitable growth in operating companies. More

Laura Elgee

Laura joined Tugboat after several years in the event planning industry in San Francisco, which instilled a deep commitment to professionalism, efficiency, and attention to detail. More

Maria Hilton

Maria is a second generation Californian, thanks to her German grandfather who bootstrapped a manufacturing company in the Bay Area. More

Annie Pokorny

Annie joins The Tugboat Group after four years of full time ski racing. More

Diana Price

Diana Price joined The Tugboat Group as content manager with over 20 years' experience creating and editing consumer health and wellness, education, and lifestyle content across print and digital media. More

Dave Whorton

Dad. Curator. Entrepreneur. Investor. Founded three companies and worked for TPG and KPCB before starting Tugboat in 2006. More

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