Our Team

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

Dave Whorton

Dave is an entrepreneur, business leader, education reformer, and investor. More

Dan Benetz

Dan is a finance professional with over 25 years of experience. More

Loida Knox

Loida has been a member of the Tugboat team since 2007. More

Jennifer Guo

Jennifer joined The Tugboat Group after spending over three years at LinkedIn as a key accounts manager where she worked closely with More

Maria Hilton

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

Annie Pokorny

Annie joins The Tugboat Group after four years of full time ski racing. Born and raised in the Mountain West, Annie returned to Idaho in More

Diana Price

Diana Price joined The Tugboat Group as content manager with over 20 years' experience creating and editing consumer health More

Lindsey Armeen

Lindsey is an Idaho native, born and raised in Sun Valley. She joined the Tugboat team in the fall of 2018 after twelve years supporting More

Laura Elgee

Laura joined Tugboat after several years in the event planning industry in San Francisco, which instilled a deep commitment to More

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