Director of the Sumter, South Carolina, City-County Planning Department
George holds a Bachelor’s degree in Politics from Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut and a Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from Clemson University. George has over 16 years of experience in Planning, Development, and Real Estate with both the public and private sectors.
His local government experience includes work as a planner with the Appalachian Council of Governments in Greenville, SC; Planning Coordinator and Zoning Administrator with Sumter, and; Program Manager with Loudoun County Virginia.
George has also worked extensively in private residential and commercial real estate development for several metro Washington, D.C. companies including the law firm Reed Smith, the Greenvest Development Company and Lerner Enterprises, the owners of the Washington Nationals Baseball Club.
George is a member of the American Planning Association, the American Institute of Certified Planners and the Urban Land Institute. He coaches youth soccer and basketball and is a past Board of Director of the Sumter Kiwanis Club.
George is married to wife Susan; they have three children: Katie and twin boys, Will and Finn.