George L. Swain Jr, FOUNDER & CEO

Mr. Swain is the founder and CEO of GeorgeSwain Investments. GSI is an independent global investment bank that assists small and middle-market companies in completing special situation transactions. Mr. Swain oversees all investments, investor relations, and operations at GSI. He is a seasoned investment banker with more than 25 years’ experience and has advised on more than $800 million of transactions. Throughout his career, George has leveraged his deep industry knowledge to take a strategic approach to deal making rather than chase transactions. The best compliment people say is that he is a visionary strategist. He has a broad range of experience in mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing and strategic partnerships. Early in his career he served as Executive Vice President at American Savings Bank, (ASB) NY, where he led and managed the corporate and institutional client group. From ASB he progressed to the private investment banking arena providing corporate and institutional clients with strategic and financial advisory services, including restructuring, recapitalization, capital raising, and researched based investment analysis.  Mr. Swain graduated from the State University of New York at Sullivan County where he holds a degree in Business Administration/Finance.  


A former serial entrepreneur, non-profit executive, grant writer specialist and innovative finance pioneer turned private equity investor, Mr. Randolph leverages his diverse career experiences into a specialization of public/private partnerships (also known as P3) that uniquely add value to GSI portfolio companies. Shaun is a seasoned executive with experience in corporate development, and finance. At GSI, he is extensively involved in setting strategy, executing acquisitions and successfully integrating acquired companies.


Mr. Paul Roberts is a veteran Wall Street professional with a 20-year career in providing strategic advice, corporate financings and principal investing.  At GeorgeSwain Investments, Mr. Roberts expertise is focused on working closely with direct and indirect portfolio investments to develop and structure add-on acquisition opportunities and strategic investments as well as helping to maximize value at exit.  In addition, Mr. Roberts will work closely with privately owned companies and institutional investors to develop proprietary investment opportunities that benefit from GeorgeSwain Investments  unique business model and network of relationships. 

Mr. Roberts has an extensive career developing and executing transactions for private equity firms and corporations based on relationships and deal experience.  Mr. Roberts is skilled in capital raising, fund and direct deal diligence and  financial analysis .  Prior to joining GeorgeSwain Investments, Mr. Roberts was a Director at GoldPoint Partners, a private equity firm with $12 billion in assets under management.  Mr. Roberts responsibilities included marketing GoldPoint’s investment funds, managing the investment due diligence process and making investment recommendations for the firm’s mezzanine and equity co-investments, and private equity fund commitments.  Prior to joining GoldPoint, Mr. Roberts was a Principal at J.P. Morgan Partners where he was responsible for originating, structuring and executing private equity investments.  Mr. Roberts has an MBA degree from the University of Michigan, Ross school of Business and a BS degree from California State University-Los Angeles.