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ElmCreek Partners

ElmCreek Partners is a Dallas-based private investment firm. Founded in 2007, ElmCreek Partners seeks to make control equity investments in lower-middle market companies.

Aaron Handler
Founder

Aaron is responsible for sourcing and closing transactions, identifying the firm's capital and operating partners and finding instances to be value-added to all stakeholders over the lifecycle of an investment.

Prior to co-founding ElmCreek Partners, Aaron spent over five years with Red River Ventures executing a similar investment strategy and serving as a director for several of its portfolio companies. Previously, Aaron was a part of the business development group at ServiceLane.com and spent three years with the Corporate Finance Department of Southwest Securities (NYSE: SWS).

Aaron serves or previously served on a number of community boards and steering committees, including Boy Scouts of America’s Troop 70, Congregation Shaare Tefilla, the Foundation for the Dallas Home for the Jewish Aged, the Dallas Hebrew Free Loan Association and Chabad of Dallas. Aaron is married with three children and is a graduate of both Boston University (BA, cum laude with Distinction) and TCU (MBA).

While Aaron is a passionate investor and advocate for ElmCreek’s portfolio and management teams, he’s also a frustrated photographer. You can find his work on Instagram @aaronhandler.