George Stien joined Corre at inception in 2009. He has worked in the financial industry for two decades. George leads the firm’s efforts in the power, energy and aviation sectors responsible for the full investment life cycle from identification and underwriting to position exit. George’s sector focus intersects with a deep background in restructuring, both in-court and out having served on numerous formal and informal lender groups over the last decade. George is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Petroquest Energy Inc. and a Board Observer for Northwest Hardwoods. Prior to joining Corre, George was a Vice President at BNP Paribas in the equity derivatives division where he helped to develop and implement diverse investment strategies focused on capital structure arbitrage, fundamental analysis and event-driven catalysts. Additionally, he advised investment funds on the area of quantitative volatility trading and associated structured products. Prior to BNP, George served in a similar role at UBS. George holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Michigan Business School and is a CFA Charterholder.