George was born and raised in the Binghamton area. He lives a few blocks from his childhood home with his wife Diana and their three boys George, Michael and Martin.
George spent his summers in college working in manufacturing at the local IBM plant before obtaining his Bachelors’ Degree from Villanova University and his Masters’ Degree from the University of Notre Dame.
George has spent most of his career as an educator, teaching American History, US Government, Public Policy, Economics, Modern Legal Issues, Effective Speaking, Psychology and Theology. He previously served as Dean of Students at Seton Catholic Central High School and has taught as an Adjunct Professor at Broome Community College. He also taught in inner city Washington, DC Public Schools and in a maximum-security youth detention facility near Ithaca.
George has extensive experience on national issues. He served as an aide to Congressman Chris Smith – who was then the Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee and Vice Chairman of the House International Relations Committee. George was able to work on several public laws, including The Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2003.
George has done extensive work as an economic policy advisor and has a passion for bold policy solutions. His work has assisted the Jack Kemp Foundation – an organization that carries out the mission of the Buffalo Bills football star and Congressman who spearheaded the Reagan Tax cuts. George spent over two years as the Regional Director for Reclaim New York, a grassroots organization whose mission is to fight out of control taxes and corruption in New York State. He focused on initiatives to alleviate the property tax burden on New York residents and assist small businesses focusing on a project for the restaurant industry.