George has devoted the past twenty years to advising corporate clients and shareholders in valuations and corporate transactions. Prior to founding PA Capital Advisors, he was partner and managing director of Howard, Lawson & Co., a private investment banking firm (1989 to 2000) and joined Fleet M&A Advisors as a managing director in 2001 with its acquisition of Howard, Lawson & Co. He has led transactions involving divestitures, mergers, and other liquidity events, including recapitalizations and ESOP transactions. George is a senior member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and has extensive experience as a valuation expert. He is a past officer of the ESOP Association. George holds a BSE from Princeton University and an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
THE WHARTON SCHOOL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
MBA, Finance, 1985
Civil Engineering, 1979
Currently an MBA student at Villanova University, Tom is an all-purpose medical device engineer aspiring to breakthrough to the consulting industry. He has worked for companies ranging from the "startup" to the corporate, publicly-traded. Tom has extensive experience in Project Management, R&D, Validation/Verification, Quality, Regulatory, Operations, and Supply Chain disciplines within a highly-regulated industry. He is looking to use his knowledge and expertise to help companies implement customized solutions that optimize performance and maximize value-add. In his spare time, Tom enjoys staying active. You can likely find him at the gym practicing his double unders and squat cleans under the careful supervision of his wife.
MBA, Finance, 2017
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
Chemical Engineering, 2012