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George M. Shea

Partner and Information Technology Team Leader
George.Shea@focusbankers.com

Highlights

President & CEO, InfoSafe

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1st Industry Marketing head for Digital Equipment Corp.

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Tripled NDC’s size through accretive acquisitions and international expansion

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Executed over 100 acquisitions, financings, and strategic alliances

Industry Expertise

IT Services and Solutions

Industry Expertise

Software

Industry Expertise

Payment Systems

Industry Expertise

Healthcare Products and Services

Industry Expertise

Business Services and Business Process Outsourcing

Industry Expertise

Telecommunications

Industry groups

George M. Shea, a FOCUS Partner and Information Technology Team Leader, has over thirty years of broad industry experience in acquisitions and divestitures, corporate finance, business development, strategic planning, marketing, sales and operations for public and private companies. Utilizing a unique combination of operating management expertise and major M&A, financing and business development experience, he has acted as a principal or facilitator in over 100 transactions.

Prior to joining FOCUS, for the past 14 years, Mr. Shea ran a boutique investment bank, Ambassador Capital Corporation, of Atlanta and Jacksonville, where he acted as a finder and consultant in new business development activities for software, payment systems, IT services, healthcare and telecommunications companies. Services included mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, capital sourcing, marketing and strategic planning, valuation, post-merger integration and creation and management of new distribution channels.

Mr. Shea arranged the largest single infusion of equity capital ($25 Million) into an early stage technology-based company in Georgia’s history, a transaction later named “Venture Capital Deal of the Year.”

Previous assignments include head of acquisitions and business development for a major public payment systems and IT services company where he sourced and implemented nine acquisitions over a four-year period, quadrupling the company’s revenues with no earnings dilution.

Mr. Shea also was President and CEO of InfoSafe Corporation, a telecommunications and software company, and was Digital Equipment Corporation’s first Industry Marketing Director, responsible for five organizations aggregating over $500 Million annually in revenue.

A graduate of Colby College (honors – Independent Studies), George Washington University and the Stanford Executive MBA Program, Mr. Shea currently serves on the Board of the USO (United Services Organization), the Amelia Arts Academy and the Amelia Island Association. He also has served on the Board of a number of technology growth companies and industry trade associations.

Contact Information

George M. Shea
Partner and Information Technology Team Leader


United States

Phone: 904-491-1757
Cell: 904-206-0219
Fax: 904-491-5267
George.Shea@focusbankers.com
Office of Supervisory Jurisdiction: Atlanta, Georgia