George Simmons

  • George’s broad background in sales, finance, operations, organization, and Mergers and Acquisitions planning has allowed him to assist entrepreneurs and senior executives solve the most difficult business problems in a wide variety of industries.  With deep core experience in finance, analytics and in sales operations, George provides strategic planning processes for both our tech and non-tech customers.

    Prior to joining Derby Management¸ George’s experience included positions as CFO of Zoom Telephonics  when they grew profitably from $12M to $65M in three years.  George also served as the CFO of Digital Products during its growth years as it became a market leader in network printing.  George has additionally managed a number of successful turnarounds as President of several private manufacturing companies in New England.

    As an active angel group investor, George serves on the screening committee of Launchpad Venture Group, the second largest angel group in New England, as well as Cherrystone Angels in Providence, RI.

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