Co-Founder, Managing General Partner
George Wight is a Co-Founder & Managing General Partner of Armada Enterprises.
As a Co-Founder, he contributes significant value to the organization, bringing decades of experience as a successful financier, real estate entrepreneur, and investor in both private and publically traded companies.
has actively participated in and directed the formation, consolidation, acquisition, and sales of businesses in several industries including manufacturing, technology, materials, financial services, and hospitality.
As CEO, he manages the core businesses that comprise Armada.
George is a former director of the Bank of Illinois where he was responsible for overseeing the bank's management, including the loan, leasing, and investment analysis departments, as well as private client groups.
He is also a former member of the Chicago Board of Trade and a former principal of The Wight Group, a third generation organization of affiliated family-owned businesses that provided engineering, construction, and development services globally.
He has held founder and partner roles as an equity manager for Wink Works, a technology incubator, and as partner in Corporate Capital Strategies, a late-stage venture capital firm, located in Chicago, Illinois.
Concurrent with Armada, he is managing partner and founder of Salvor Fund Management, LLC, a private investment and asset management firm.