President and Owner Hardrives, Incorporated – Delray Beach, Florida
George T. Elmore is Founder and President of Hardrives of Delray, Inc. a South Florida heavy construction firm, organized in 1953. From it’s beginning as a small driveway contractor, Hardrives has grown with south Florida to include construction of major highway and site development projects. In partnership with affiliates, Mr. Elmore has also developed major residential and golf course communities throughout the area. Mr. Elmore estimates that, during the past 10 to 15 years, perhaps as much as 75% of his time has been committed to civic, education, and cultural organizations in the Palm Beach County area. He has served either as president or chairman of the Associated General Contractors of America (local and state chapters), Florida Atlantic University Foundation, WPBT Miami Public Television, Palm Beach County Council of the Arts, and Crisis Line and Informational Services of Palm Beach County. He is an board member of a great many organizations, including the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, Suntrust Banks of South Florida, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Boy Scouts of America, United Way of Palm Beach County, Junior Achievement of South Palm Beach County, the Center for Creative Education, and Education Partnership, Inc. Mr. Elmore is a firm believer in the free enterprise system and is a recipient of the Palm Beach Post’s John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Business Leader of the Year Award.