George is the Chairman of Torch Hill Investment Partners and Chairman of its Executive Committee. An experienced chief executive and private equity investor, he began his career as the co-founder and CEO of BANKFIRST which he led from $20 million to $1 billion in assets before successfully selling the institution to Merrill Lynch.
George has led successful investments in both private equity buy outs and project finance. He is a member of the Threat Finance Task Force and the Vice Chairman of the Scowcroft Center for International Security at the Atlantic Council.
For Torch Hill portfolio companies, George chairs the Board of Diamondback Tactical and is a member of the Board of Directors of Zephyr Photonics, Artel and Blue Hackle.