SGB 40 Under 40 2009 Award Winners
PreferencesTell a FriendHelpContact UsRSS Feed
SportsOneSource   SportsJobSource

Home Page








Events SGD TEAM Business 'Roadman of the Year' Awards SGB '40 Under 40' Awards Event Directory Event Calendar Site Home

Outdoor UPDATE
Footwear UPDATE
Sportsman's UPDATE
The B.O.S.S. Report
Sports Exec Weekly
Performance Sports
Search Archives
RSS Feeds

Print Magazines
BASIC Services
PREMIUM Services
The B.O.S.S. Report
Sports Exec Weekly

Search Job Listings
Post Rep Profile
Add Job Letter
Post/Edit Resume
Post Jobs
Search Resumes
Rep Search

Research Reports

People Search
Advanced Search
Company Search
Rep Search
Trade Associations

Roadman Awards
40 Under 40 Awards
Trade Shows

Manage Account
Edit Profile
Change E-Mail
Change Password
Manage Newsletters

About Us
Contact Us
Site Directory

SGB '40 Under 40' 2009 Awards
  George K. Kollitides, II - SGB 40 Under 40 2009 Winner!
George K. Kollitides, II
Managing Director
Cerberus Capital Management

George joined Cerberus Capital Management in January 2004. Previously, George was president and managing director of TenX Capital Management, a special situations investor affiliated with Cerberus. Before joining TenX, George was a principal at Catterton Partners. Prior to working at Catterton, George held various positions of increasing responsibility at GE's Equity, Corporate Finance, and Corporate Restructuring Groups, focusing on leveraged recapitalizations, reorganizations, change of control transactions, and minority equity investments. George received an M.B.A. in Finance and Management of Organizations from Columbia Business School and a B.A. in Economics with a minor in Government and Law from Lafayette College. George sits on numerous private company and charitable boards.

Years in Industry:  4

Years with Company:  7

Current & Past Positions:  Managing Director - Cerberus
Managing Director - Ten X Capital Management
Principal - Catterton Partners

Years in Current Position:  7

Primary Responsibilities:  Group Head in Government and Defense

Education & Degree(s):  Lafayette BA 1991, Columbia MBA 1998

First Job:  GE Capital

I couldn't do my job without:  Good partners

Most important thing I have learned:  To listen

Best advice I was given:  Gather the facts.

Best advice I would give:  Pick your partners carefully.

Married:  Yes

Children:  2

Favorite Book:  "Lord of the Rings" Series, J.R.R. Tolkien

Favorite Movie:  Wall Street

Favorite Vacation Spot:  Southampton, NY

Favorite Sport:  Football

Favorite Team:  NY Jets

Favorite Hobby:  Hunting

Favorite Quote:  "Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat." - 'The Strenuous Life' by Theodore Roosevelt

Your childhood dream:  To become a successful finance executive.

Biggest Accomplishment to Date:  Creating one of the largest firearms companies in the world.

What has enabled you to become successful?  Strong family support, hard work, and good partners

What do you want your legacy to be?  That I'm a good father.

Describe yourself in two words:  Intense, Driven

Early mentor helpful to your career:  John Flannery, GE Capital

People you admire the most:  My father and Steve Feinberg

Biggest life lesson:  Be forgiving.


Home | SGB Media | SSI Data | SGB Jobs | About Us | Contact Us | Send Password | Subscribe | Terms

Copyright © SportsOneSource, LLC   All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use. Read our Privacy Guidelines.