George Slook is the owner of MetaFocus, Inc. Organized in 1993, MetaFocus has evolved from a niche specialist in non-profit organization consulting into a full-service small business consulting company. George helps his clients start new businesses or revitalize existing ones. He has a depth of knowledge and experience that enables his clients to develop sustainable business models and strategic action plans.

Business Management

As Chief Financial Officer of Sears Holdings’ finance subsidiary, George was responsible for all financial activities. During his Sears career, he has had direct responsibility for: the Company’s multi-billion dollar capital markets program; oversight of professional asset managers who directed the investment of corporate cash; and the monthly update of Sears Holdings’ consolidated cash flow forecast.

Business Education

As an adjunct faculty member at Widener University, George has taught Strategic Financial Management and Corporate Finance to students in the MBA program. In the past, George has taught a full range of accounting courses to undergraduates at Widener University and the University of Delaware.

Academic Achievement

George was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Villanova University and an MBA degree from Widener University.

Community and Military Service

As a business consultant for Widener’s Small Business Development Center, George provides guidance to clients who want to start a business or are in need of help with an existing business. George has served as a member of the Dean’s advisory board for Widener’s School of Business Administration, providing valued insight into ways the school can connect with the business community. As a member of Financial Executives International, George was Chairman of the National Membership Committee and Charter President of the Delaware Chapter. He has served as the Chairman of the Board of Junior Achievement of Delaware. George is a veteran of the United States Army.