George S. Chu
The Kinnamon Group
George S. Chu, Ph.D., Executive Vice President
has twenty-five years experience in operations and finance.
has provided operational support and/or initiated, structured and financed transactions for private companies in healthcare, high technology, manufacturing and in financial services.
Financial transactions managed include the acquisition of a $100 mm revenue HMO by Ramsay Healthcare which subsequently went public; the restructure of the balance sheet for BAMI
, a public company; the acquisition of six nursing homes from Southmark; a $40.0 mm capital raise for a start-up in high tech lighting; a $100 mm debt placement for a start-up in waste management; the sale of a New Jersey HMO to a private company which subsequently went public; and a $15.0 mm debt facility for a HMO acquisition in Louisiana.
Operational management experience includes stabilizing operations for a $40.0 mm revenue hospital chain; interim CFO role for start-up waste management company; formation of strategic alliances for start-up company in Belgium, Japan, Taiwan and Malaysia; management of clinical facilities in New York City and Philadelphia; and turning around the billing/collections for healthcare company in Philadelphia.
Dr. Chu has served as the Executive Vice President for the Kinnamon Group Inc.; interim Chief Financial Officer at Compost America Holding Company, Inc.; Managing Director, for LINC Financial Services; Interim COO on assignment for Alvarez & Marsal; Managing Director, Corporate Finance, at Rickel & Associates, Inc.
Managing Director, Corporate Finance, at Van Kampen Merritt
, a Xerox Financial Services subsidiary and Vice President, Corporate Finance, at Butcher & Singer, Inc.
Dr. Chu has a MBA from the Wharton School of Finance and a Ph.D. from Adelphi University.
He received his BA from the University of Michigan.