George was raised in Mississippi and married his wife Pam after moving to Chattanooga. They have 2 children and 4 grandchildren. George has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and he was employed at TVA for 36 years as an Engineer and Manager and at MESA Associates for 13 years as a Principal Engineer. George has volunteered at KARM and Hope Resource Center and has served as a Small Group Leader at Providence.