Garan has a decade of management consulting experience, having climbed the ranks at Marakon Associates prior to joining TRC as a Director in 2018. He has a broad range of strategy consulting experience, including corporate strategy development and implementation, pricing and growth strategy, financial and market analysis, corporate development, portfolio optimization, due diligence, and salesforce effectiveness. Garan works across industries, but has focused his time on chemicals, industrials, and financial services clients. He is particularly interested in bringing an analytical, logical approach to tough strategic questions. Before going into consulting, Garan worked in the renewable energy sector, developing business cases for and commercializing alternative fuels, an area that remains of interest to him today.
Outside of TRC, Garan enjoys playing pub trivia, trying out new restaurants, traveling to the far corners of the world, introducing visitors to the delicate flavors of Malort, and running along the Chicago lakefront.
Garan has an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Yale University.