George Isaac III
Mon, June 20, 2016
President, GAI Capital Ltd.
George Isaac is the founder and President of GAI Capital Ltd. and its George Isaac Consulting Division. Since 1999, he has provided specialized management consulting services to family businesses and family offices. His firm advises clients on business wealth realization and asset protection strategies, governance, succession planning, family dynamics, and operational improvement.
Isaac also owns and oversees several Gen 1, 2 and 4 family businesses as well as co-manages his Isaac family office, GeoZac Holdings, Ltd. Isaac’s investment experience includes participating in the formation of a fund of funds hedge fund, actively investing in private equity and early stage transactions, and investing in public securities and options transactions. Isaac has served on 14 public and private corporate boards for companies ranging in size from $30M to $1B.
In 1988, Isaac successfully succeeded the second generation in his family business as CEO. Under his leadership, The Isaac Group grew six fold over eight years through both organic growth and strategic acquisitions. In 1997, Isaac sold its main operating divisions to a public company to provide liquidity to various factions of the family shareholder group. As a senior executive vice president, executive committee member and board member in the acquiring public company, Isaac helped create a $1.2BB national business over two years.
Isaac is a frequent speaker at national and international business meetings and conferences. He has had numerous articles published on family enterprise issues in international publications. He is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization’s Family Business and Family Office Networks, the CNBC-YPO Chief Executive Network, the National Association of Corporate Directors (prior member), a Senior Program Advisor and Advisory Board Member Chair of USC’s Marshall School of Business Family Business Program, an International Board Member of Chief Executives Organization (CEO) and a prior advisory board member for the University of Michigan and University of Toledo Business Schools.
Isaac, a prior Deloitte management consulting partner, was credentialed as a Certified Management Consultant (“CMC”) in 1984 and has an MBA with distinction in Finance & Accounting and a BS Industrial & Operations Engineering degrees from The University of Michigan.