George A. Giagtzis – Access America Investments and Fund
George Giagtzis is founder/managing partner of Axea Group & Co, LLC a global corporate finance and private equity advisory firm. Concurrently, he is a Director of EM Capital and Sr. Advisor of Access America Investments and Fund. Previously, he held the positions of Director of Finance for Sprint International/Global One – Americas; marketing and finance positions at IBM Credit Corporation; and operations and accounting at Saudi Aramco and Exxon Corporation. George earned a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Houston, an M.B.A. in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird) and a Certificate of International Business Management (C.I.B.M.) from the McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
George has lived and traveled extensively in Latin America, Europe and the Middle East. He speaks fluent Spanish and Greek as well as conversational Arabic and basic Portuguese. As an advisor and interim Chief Financial Officer to several technology startups, an Inter-American Development Bank project and a NASDAQ traded entity, he holds several minority equity interests and continues to support and finance early stage and middle size emerging market project finance activities principally in the U.S., Latin America and the Middle East.