George graduated from University of Colorado Boulder in 1984 with a Biochemistry degree. Immediately following graduation, he was stationed in San Diego where he completed Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S). He served six years as a Navy SEAL officer, with tours at SDV Team ONE and SEAL Team FOUR. He left the Navy in 1990 and got his MBA at Georgetown University in 1992.
He did a quick stint on Wall Street, and then joined the Central Intelligence Agency for five years. He left the Agency to work as a hostage negotiator for The Ackerman Group (for whom he still subcontracts today). George owns a New York-based IT company specializing in computer networking systems and web-based software development.
Most recently, George went through the Gracie Instructor Certification Program in January, 2012 and he is looking forward to empowering the people in his community. George heads up the Gracie Combatives program at the 54th Street Gym