Todd A Taranto

President, Cadre

Todd is the president of Cadre, an online marketplace connecting event freelancers with companies looking to hire them. After serving as an artillery officer in the U.S. Army, Todd began his business career in the travel industry as president of Gant Travel Management, a Chicago-based travel management company. This experience led to the acquisition of over 20 niche event and experiential staffing companies that laid the groundwork for Cadre, which was formally launched in 2019. He has participated in numerous industry panel discussions and boards, as well as being quoted in Business Travel News, Crain’s Chicago Business, and Meetings & Incentives Magazine. Todd lives in Brewster, MA, is a graduate of the United States Military Academy, and holds a Master of Business Administration from Indiana University.