George T Batten

Managing director


George T Batten

George is the Managing Director of Greenleaf Capital Partners and oversees the firm’s investment banking and advisory services. George is a seasoned operating executive and has participated in the monetization of nearly $1 billion of cumulative business assets through acquisitions, divestitures, and recapitalizations. Throughout his career, George worked in a variety of environments including private equity controlled, privately held and publicly traded companies. His background includes operational turnarounds, business development, and M&A transactions. Prior to joining Greenleaf, George served as an organizational improvement consultant for privately held companies, devising and implementing processes and systems at companies throughout the United States.

George has over thirty years of management, operational and sales experience in the manufacturing, distribution, and service sectors. He served as President and Executive Vice-President of a multi-national manufacturer and distributor of electrical wire harnesses, electronic assemblies, industrial equipment and electronic instrumentation. In those capacities, he successfully integrated two acquisitions and divested a major division to private equity ownership. He implemented operational, sales, and marketing initiatives, more than doubling organic revenue and earnings within mature industries. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of a middle-market industrial equipment distribution company.