CEO & Managing Partner
George Stelling is the CEO and Managing Partner at Quadrillion
Partners. He is responsible for all aspects of Quadrillion’s strategy,
team and operations, and George leads the firm in its mission to
deliver extraordinary value creation to clients and investors alike.
George’s track record includes success as an investor, general
partner, operating partner, operations executive, board member, and
advisor to companies in the technology, manufacturing, industrial,
business services, security, transportation, and consumer sectors in
the U.S. and internationally.
In the late 2000s, George co-founded a lower middle market private
equity firm that made control equity investments in underperforming
businesses. In private equity, George served as a General Partner
(GP), managing director, operating partner, and member of the
Board of Directors of various middle market portfolio companies,
where he architected profit improvement plans and oversaw their
implementation, partnering closely with management teams.
George’s work also included due diligence, the sourcing of
transactions, team recruiting and development, LP relations, and
Outside of private equity, George held several executive leadership
roles in technology and consumer businesses, where George served
on the leadership teams of both public traded and private companies.
George’s work included Chief Information Officer (CIO) & VP, Global
Services at NVIDIA Corporation; Vice President of
Strategy/Transformation, Sales, and Pricing at ON Semiconductor;
and Senior Vice President of Direct Marketing at Franklin Mint. In
each of George’s operating roles, he served on the leadership team
of each entity, built teams, architected and implemented profit
improvement plans, and created significant shareholder value.
Prior to George’s operating experiences, George served as a
manager and a leadership team member of the Bain & Company’s
South Africa office and as a consultant at Bain’s Dallas office.
George started his career at Price Waterhouse (now PWC), where he
was a team leader, database administrator, system designer, and
George has an MBA from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth
College and a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University, where he
was awarded magna cum laude in government.