George Barsness - Vice President

George Barsness is a Vice President at Gemspring Capital. George has nearly a decade of experience investing in and working with companies across technology, business services, distribution and logistics, and diversified industrials.

Prior to joining Gemspring, George was an Associate at The Carlyle Group, where he evaluated business services and technology investments in addition to working directly with Carlyle’s CEOs and CIOs on various investing, fundraising and corporate strategy initiatives.  Earlier in his career, George worked in Houlihan Lokey’s Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Group and M&T Bank’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group, advising on sell-side and buy-side M&A, restructuring, and growth financing transactions. 

George received a B.S. in Business Administration from Washington & Lee University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.