Tanner is an investor at Kickstart Fund, a seed-stage investor focused on the best of the Mountain West. He sits on the board of the Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association and is actively involved with startups across the region. Prior to Kickstart, Tanner spent time at Nike, Vivint and Goldman Sachs. He studied business strategy at BYU and received an MBA from Harvard Business School. Tanner grew up in Farmington, Utah, and believes this is the decade for the Jazz to bring home an NBA championship.