Founded in 2013, Garland Capital Group is a Chicago-based investment manager that facilitates growth-focused equity investments in innovative high-growth companies.

About our founder, Gary Holdren

With 40 years of experience in the business-consulting industry, Gary Holdren founded Garland Capital in 2013—continuing his focus on creating, leading, and growing dynamic businesses.

Beginning his career at Arthur Andersen LLP, Gary led the formation of the Business Consulting Services Group within the firm, growing it into a global specialty consulting practice with over 1,000 employees. In 2002, he led a group of former Andersen partners in the formation of Huron Consulting Group. As CEO, Gary grew Huron into a NASDAQ-listed company, while overseeing the successful exit of the initial financial-sponsor group.

Gary is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio. He is a board member of the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, and the Economic Club of Chicago.