As an educator, George has taught Economics, Business Administration and Marketing at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario. As a business executive, George has held the positions of Vice President, Marketing for Toronto-based investment fund manager The Universal Group; Senior Vice President, Financial Concept Group and President, PlanVest Financial Corporation.
George is a sought after speaker and trainer and has conducted workshops and seminars for more than 60,000 investors as well as numerous investment dealers, financial planning organizations and educational institutions. He has appeared regularly on radio and television talk shows and as a frequent special columnist for the Globe and Mail, Canada’s national newspaper.
In 1992, George published the Canadian industry’s first authoritative book on the subject of asset allocation – Risk is a Four Letter Word. The book immediately became a national best seller and was followed up with a second best seller in 2000, Risk is STILL a Four Letter Word.
George has an undergraduate and Masters Degree in Business Administration from Wilfred Laurier University. He also holds the CLU designation.
George writes regularly for Investment Executive. His recent articles include: Defining Your Practice, Practice Management - Evolution or Revolution?, Building Your Brand, Managing Your Pipeline, The Power of Personal Promotion and Maximizing Client Relationships (linked to case study section). Read these articles by clicking on their titles.