George K. Kollitides is a Managing Director of AMCO. Mr. Kollitides has 23 years of transaction, strategy and operations experience investing in private, structured equity and debt of middle-market companies experiencing growth, ownership changes, consolidation, or other catalysts requiring capital and sophisticated partners in the government and business services, consumer and retail, telecom and media, and industrial and aerospace sectors. An experienced executive, he has served as Chairman, Lead Director or Director on public, private and non-profit boards, including as a member or Chairman of Compensation and Audit Committees.
Prior to joining AMCO, Mr. Kollitides was the Founder and Managing Principal of Aegis Capital Advisors, a merchant bank that invests in and advises middle market companies experiencing rapid growth, market or operational dynamics, consolidation or ownership changes. Previously, Mr. Kollitides was Chairman and CEO of the Remington Outdoor Company, a platform developed by acquiring over twenty companies going through founder or organizational transitions and rapid growth. Prior to Remington, Mr. Kollitides was a Managing Director at Cerberus Capital Management, one of the world’s largest investment managers, where he focused on investing in private, structured equity and debt of middle-market companies experiencing growth, ownership changes, consolidation, or operational dynamics.
Mr. Kollitides joined Cerberus from TenX Capital Management, a merchant bank he co-founded that invested in middle-market companies undergoing ownership transitions, operational challenges or other catalysts. Prior to co-founding TenX, he was a Principal at Catterton Partners, a large consumer and retail-focused private equity fund, where he invested in growth equity, recapitalizations, and acquisitions. Mr. Kollitides started his career at GE, where he helped to form GE Equity. Mr. Kollitides was a Six Sigma trained Analyst and Associate in GE’s Corporate Finance and Restructuring groups where he worked on the origination of middle-market leveraged loans and the restructuring of seven leveraged buyouts.
Mr. Kollitides is currently Director of Intelligent Decisions, a leading IT Solutions provider to the civilian, defense and intelligence communities, a Director of Tier1 Group, a leading provider of training to the law enforcement, defense and intelligence communities, and a Director and Chairman of the Compensation Committee of adMarketplace, the largest search advertiser behind Google, and YahooBing.
Mr. Kollitides holds an MBA in Finance and Management of Organizations from Columbia Business School and a BA in Economics with a Minor in Government and Law from Lafayette College.