George Sydnor joined Transact Capital in 2012 to open up the Roanoke Office. George brings over 17 years of Mergers & Acquisitions advisory experience and over 40 closed transactions to Transact. In addition to his advisory work, George has served as CEO of The McGraw Group, a regional industrial distribution company that he managed and grew over a 20 year period until its sale in 1998. George has an extensive knowledge of the manufacturing, mining and distribution industries, which is best represented by his role as Chairman of the Board for both the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors and the Industrial Distribution Association. He has also served on various Boards of distribution companies in the industrial and electrical fields.
Mr. Sydnor earned a Civil Engineering Degree from the Virginia Military Institute and received an MBA from the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business. He also served in the Airborne Artillery FA and SAM units in the Army and National Guard for six years attaining the rank of Captain.