George Sent, MBA ’01

Managing Director, Cascadia Capital

As a Managing Director at Cascadia Capital, George Sent is focused on client relationships in the food, beverage and agricultural sectors. His practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, restructurings and equity private placements.

He joined Cascadia Capital from KeyBanc Capital Markets, where he led the M&A effort for food and agriculture, including sell-side, buy-side and strategic advisory assignments.

Previously, George was an investment banker with Lazard and Goldman Sachs. He also spent a number of years as a corporate executive with the JM Smucker Company, where he oversaw the Company’s Corporate Finance and Investor Relations groups.

George holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Cincinnati, where he graduated cum laude and Beta Gamma Sigma. He also earned an M.B.A. from Cornell University, where he was a Johnson School Finance Fellow. He is on the Lifeway Foods, Inc. Board of Directors (NASDAQ: LWAY), the Advisory Board of Magic Leap, Inc., and he is also on the Food Science Advisory Council at Cornell University.