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George Thies

Managing Director

As a managing director in Chicago, George is responsible for client service including buy-side and sell-side due diligence, carve-out assistance, and net working capital advisory.

Riveron teams are comprised of experienced professionals with diverse backgrounds which provides for a deep understanding of the risks and opportunities that underlie transactions. Our detailed, hands on approach to addressing the challenges our clients face consistently drives exceptional results.
Proud Dad. Iowa Hawkeye. Problem Solver.


George has over 14 years of experience in public accounting and transaction services which include performing and leading financial due diligence on over 200 M&A transactions. George has significant experience with both public and private companies across a variety of industries including food and beverage, manufacturing, distribution, software, professional services, construction, and consumer products.

George works to develop deep relationships with his clients to support their growth initiatives. Throughout his career, this has included advising private, corporate, and financial buyers and sellers with buy-side and sell-side due diligence (quality of earnings analyses), financial statement analysis, carve-outs, stand-alone analyses, financial modeling, and post-closing working capital adjustments.

Education and Certifications

  • Master of Accountancy, University of Iowa
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, University of Iowa
  • Certified Public Accountant