George Thompson is an Associate Director for ORIX Growth Capital, focused on supporting the group’s investment activity in the New England region.
Mr. Thompson served as Vice President of WorldBusiness Capital before joining the ORIX USA team. While there, he was responsible for sourcing and executing middle-market debt transactions up to $15 million for companies located in the United States, India, Africa and Southeast Asia.
Prior to his time at WorldBusiness Capital, Mr. Thompson worked as a Senior Associate for Smith Whiley & Company, where he led business development, deal analysis and portfolio management with a focus on subordinated debt and minority equity investments.
Currently, Mr. Thompson serves on the board of directors for Urban Alliance, a nonprofit based in Hartford, Connecticut. The organization’s goal is to create opportunities for people to achieve lasting change in their lives through the collaborative work of churches and organizations in the community.
Mr. Thompson earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Connecticut School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Wesleyan University.