About Me

John Tomaras is the Chief Operating Officer at Elan. John is a passionate innovator with 30+ years of experience in engineering, sales and business development. He is a results-oriented decisive leader with proven success in establishing innovative solutions while initiating strong business alliances to drive growth and competitive advantages.

He held director level management positions at Diehl Controls with global responsibilities in business development, engineering and program management. John brings a strong cultural awareness to Elan with extensive experience in establishing and managing teams in the USA, Mexico and Germany for development of electronics for the North American appliance market. As owner of JTL Controls for 11 years, John led the sales and development of multiple gaming systems including Caribbean Stud Poker progressive games that are installed throughout the Nevada casino market. John holds an MBA from Stuart School of Business and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

He has four children and enjoys spending time with them coaching & supporting their sports teams and activities. John enjoys golf and basketball and when he’s not at Elan, you can find him with family and friends, traveling somewhere warm and relaxing by the ocean.