David G. Elmore, Co-Owner
David G. Elmore is owner and founder of Elmore Sports Group, a Sports and Entertainment Company started in 1969 comprised of Minor League Baseball and Hockey teams, Facility Management Companies, Special Events and Concession Companies. Elmore Sports Group also owns Travel and Incentive Companies that specialize in Olympic and other Sporting Events. David's entrepreneur spirit expanded to many companies beyond sports. He began investing in real estate in Vail, Colorado in the 1970's and expanded into travel, life insurance, hotels and manufacturing.
Since 1991, Elmore has served on the Joint Committee of the National Association of Professional Baseball. This committee is comprised of 4 minor league owners and 4 major league owners and together they work on all issues concerning both leagues. In 1995, Baseball America singled him out as a unique figure amongst minor league team owners.
Throughout his career, Elmore has been a strong supporter of local, state and national politics. In 1983, the White House appointed him to the Travel and Tourism Advisory Board in the Department of Commerce. He was a member of the Young Presidents Organization from 1969-1984. He served as President of the 85,000 member International Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta.
Elmore, born in Anderson, Indiana, graduated from Indiana University Business School in 1955 and obtained his certified Public Accounting Certificate while attending Law School. After graduating from Law School, Elmore was a partner with McBride, Baker, Wienke and Schlosser in Chicago from 1958-1968. He was elected Entrepreneur of the Year in 1989 by Indiana University and has served on the Indiana University Foundation Board since 1990. For Dave Elmore, "Minor League Sports" is an opportunity to strengthen community and family values across the country, while providing family entertainment at affordable prices.