Since July, 2005, Elmore has been the President & CEO and a member of the Board of Directors and Loan Committee of the Texas Mezzanine Fund (“TMF”) a statewide CDFI and CDE. Prior to these appointments he had been TMF’s Chief Financial Officer since TMF operations began in May 1999. Elmore began his career as an auditors for Arthur Andersen in the firm’s Dallas office. After leaving the firm Elmore practiced accountancy for the next fourteen in his own accounting and consulting firm. In 1996 Elmore was appointed CFO of a Dallas based non-profit CDFI.
Elmore is a summa cum laude graduate of South Carolina State University earning a B.S. Degree in Business Administration majoring in Accounting. He has also earned a MBA from Texas A&M University. Elmore is a Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (“CGMA”). He also serves on several civic professional and business boards of directors in Texas and nationally.