George E. Sperzel

George E. Sperzel Portfolio Principal

George joined GTCR as a Portfolio Principal in 2002 after serving as Chief Financial Officer of Alliant Exchange, one of the nation’s largest food service distributors. Prior to working at Alliant Exchange, George was Chief Financial Officer of Kao America Inc., the North American arm of Japan’s largest consumer products company and Chief Financial Officer of the Andrew Jergens Company. He also spent 16 years with the General Electric Company in various senior financial positions. George holds a BS in Management with honors from the University of Louisville. He currently is a director of ForeFront Education, Golden Gate Logistics and Heritage Golf Group.

Phone: (312) 382-2208