George leads our financial team and operational processes. He is a great asset to VacationRoost, bringing more than 20 years of senior-level executive experience in finance, accounting, operations, and sales and marketing. He is also a founding member of the Castles Media team.
Prior to VacationRoost and Castles Media, George was Director of Finance with Nokia Inc. Enterprise Solutions business group, with global financial responsibility for the ES Sales and Marketing group. While at Nokia, George led a Six Sigma project, winning national and global awards and becoming a Six Sigma Certified Green Belt, making him a master at identifying and removing causes and defects of the business process.
George has held senior-level controller, director, and manager roles at GTE (Verizon) and ILD Telecommunications. His experience includes IPO filings, SEC filings and acquisitions. He has had extensive international business experience, having worked in Europe, Latin America, Africa, and China.
George has an MBA from Southern Methodist University and a BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a Texas Certified Public Accountant.