George Chen is the Controller at Lightyear Capital, where he works with the Chief Financial Officer on financial accounting and reporting, including the preparation of internal and external financial reports and tax filings.
Prior to joining Lightyear in 2012, Mr. Chen was a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young where he worked with a broad range of clients, specializing in private equity. Previously, Mr. Chen worked at AIG Capital Partners, Inc. for six years as Assistant Controller, where he managed accounting and financial reporting for its private equity funds. Mr. Chen began his career at Madison Avenue Capital Group as a Senior Accountant.
Mr. Chen holds a B.B.A. in Accounting from Baruch College and an M.B.A. in Financial Management from Pace University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.