Our Corporate Bios
George J. Sherry
President - SBS - M&A Practice Leader
George has been active in the merger, acquisition and divestiture arena for over the past 15 years: guiding a number of firms and owners through the process. In addition George has led numerous efforts to improve sales operations, competitive positioning and operating margins across a wide range of industries including high-tech, communications, specialty manufacturing, distribution and services.
Prior to his role with Navigator Associates, George has had extensive entrepreneurial and sales operating experience working with and coaching early stage and small middle-market companies. He established the original business relationship among Intira, Deloitte Consulting, and Deloitte Ventures, to provide an advanced form of mission critical application outsourcing. The initial value of the relationship was calculated at $200M pre-IPO.
He was also instrumental, first as a Director of Sales & Marketing, and later as general manager, in the rapid commercial growth as well as the successful divestiture of a Mid-Atlantic based computer systems integrator.
George began his career first as a sales account executive with Xerox Corporation, later moving on to sales management, product management and general management positions with Rolm and IBM. George’s initial professional consulting experience was with PriceWaterhouseCoopers Strategic Management Services were he was focused on developing business unit and operating strategies, improving client competitive position, implementing productivity improvements leading to acquisition and divestiture activities for Fortune 500 clients.
George received his MBA, with honors, from the University of Chicago (Finance & Economics) and holds a Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, from Northeastern University.