George King serves as Director of Strategic Operations and Human Resources. He joined the Foundation team in October 2022, bringing expertise in building highly motivated and productive teams through an extensive career in the corporate sector. Experiences in change management, employee engagement, strategic initiatives and organization structure and design, he has led numerous optimization efforts for various operations resulting in significant financial savings for companies including Purpose Financial, Inc. where he served for twelve years, and Marconi, plc. where he served for nine years.
A career highlight to date has been leading human capital initiatives of 10 strategic acquisitions over a 24-month period, revealing value in “listening” and “relating” as a complement to quantitative analyses in the design and delivery of tailored solutions for realizing targeted business value.
George earned his bachelor’s degree from UNC Chapel Hill and his Master of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from Wake Forest University. George and his wife Roxanne reside in Converse College area and are the parents of a daughter, who now is a practicing Attorney in New Orleans. George holds professional certifications including SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CEBS & CCP. He is licensed in Health, Life, Disability and Long-Term Care. In his spare time, George enjoys traveling reading and college football/basketball.