George G. Gellert

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George G. Gellert, an Advisor to the Magnet Group LLC, "presently serves as Chairman of the Board for Atalanta Corporation, a New Jersey based multinational food importer specializing in meat, cheese, groceries, fruit juice concentrates and fish products from around the world."[1]

"Providing its customers, suppliers and partners with the best possible service, Gellert has transformed Atalanta to the leading U.S. distributor of imported foods in the eastern United States. As such, the company is currently positioned as the number one market maker in selling premium quality imported hams and related pork products, cheeses, frozen meats, seafood, canned fish, canned fruits and vegetables, and specialties."[2]

"Gellert joined Atalanta in 1966, was appointed vice-president in 1969, and was named president in 1973. He became chairman of the board in 1980, where he has remained ever since. Prior to joining the company Mr. Gellert worked as an attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from 1963-1964, and for the U.S. Army Material Command, Staff Judge Advocate from 1964-1966 - both in Washington, D.C."[3]

"In addition to leading Atalanta, Mr. Gellert serves as Chairman of the U.S.-Romanian Economic Council, as Director of the Executive Committee for the American Association of Exporters & Importers, and as a board member of the American Importers Meat Products Group - all based in the greater Washington, D.C. area."[4]

"Gellert received his BS, MBA, and LLB from Cornell University. He is very active in the school's present activities, serving as a member of its alumni council, its personal enterprise task force, and its school of management oversight council."[5]