George M. Weiss '63

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George M. Weiss '63

Attorney, Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist
Founder, Beechtree Capital

George M. Weiss earned a bachelor's degree from BGSU, followed by a Master of Arts degree and a Juris Doctorate degree with honors from New York University. He is the recipient of many awards, principal among which is the National Football Foundation’s highest honor, its Gold Medal.

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Weiss is the founder and CEO of Beechtree Capital, LLC, a private investment firm operating in New York  and Scottsdale. With 40+ years of senior management and investing experience, he has been a company founder, officer and board member as well as a senior advisor to CEOs and top-level executives in high-growth industries around the world. 

Currently he is the executive chairman of three Arizona-based companies: Engenavis, Inc., a developer of clean energy solutions primarily for the transportation industry; Innovative Climactic Technology Corporation, a developer of innovative HVAC and evaporative cooling technologies; and W2E, providing emission-free waste-to-energy solutions.