George Balafas manages the Company and serves on the investment committee. His expertise includes investing, mergers and acquisitions, strategic recapitalizations, originating and executed debt transactions for public and private companies. Prior to founding Kentro Group, he served as Portfolio Director for Madison Capital; Vice President of GLC Management; and held additional roles with BNP Paribas, North Haven Partners and SG Cowen. Balafas earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the University of Colorado, Boulder, Leeds School of Business.