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Boise, Market Leader & Founder, Talloo | Boise Chapter Director, Startup Grind | TriNet - Managed HR Solution Consultant
George began his career serving overseas in the US Army. His service to his country spanned Desert Storm and combat operations in Bosnia-Herzegovina. His service spanned four continents and 81 countries.
Returning home, George’s work with enterprise business has spanned telecommunications, wood products, electronics manufacturing and human capital management.
George is an accomplished startup founder, presently working on Talloo, a business networking platform, he has built upon his early success in the content management space during the Dotcom era at the turn of the millennia.
Today George spends his time developing community, leading the Boise Chapter of Startup Grind, leading the Boise market for Talloo and helping high-potential startups accelerate their growth with managed HR services.
George is a connector. Focused on startups, his connections span large enterprises, Google, Amazon, Samsung, Apple, etc. Capital partners from Angel to Venture. And a vast portfolio of companies in the small and mid-size marketplace in southwestern Idaho.