Gardiner is a co-founder and managing partner of TTV Capital. He has more than ten years of venture capital experience. Gardiner has served on the board of 12 TTV fund companies and, in 2003, he became the interim CEO of a portfolio company, stabilizing operations and securing a merger that allowed the investors to see a positive return on investment.
Prior to starting TTV, Gardiner worked for Shoptaw-James where he originated permanent financing from lenders for commercial and office real estate developers, including life insurance companies, banks and mortgage backed securities firms. Gardiner earned a B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A. from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University, where he was awarded the Art Dietz faculty award for excellence in finance, was the chairman of the honor council and was recognized in 2004 with the Goizueta Business School’s Outstanding Recent Alumni award. He is a member of the State of Georgia’s Economic Development board of directors. His community involvement includes board or advisory board roles at the Make-a-Wish Foundation, the Goizueta Business School and The Emory Eye Center.
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