A native of Columbus, George has long been a leader in the community. He has served on the board and in leadership capacities with St. Paul United Methodist Church, the American Heart Association (at the local, state and national level), Historic Columbus Foundation, the Chamber of Commerce, the Columbus Regional Medical Foundation, Andrew College; and the Rotary Club of Columbus, where he is a past president.
Professionally, George retired in March as president of Synovus Trust Company, which he joined in 1995. Previously, he worked with Columbus Bank & Trust in various capacities dating back to 1980, last serving as senior vice president.
He is a graduate of Davidson College and the Cannon Trust Institute in Charlotte, where he’s been certified as a Professional Financial Planner.