George (Kinny) Roper
Managing Partner, Glenbrook Hills Capital
G. Kinsey Roper III is the Founder and Managing Partner of Glenbrook Hills Capital LLC, a private equity firm focused on lower middle market buyouts and real estate developments with a strong social and environmental sustainability component. Prior to this, Mr. Roper was a Partner and Managing Director at Cherokee Investment Partners LLC, a Raleigh, North Carolina-based multi-fund private equity firm managing over $2 billion in assets. Prior to joining Cherokee in 2005, he was the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Brighton Partners LLC, an Atlanta, Georgia-based private equity firm. Mr. Roper began his career in commercial lending with the Chemical Bank in New York. Since 1984, he has held Principal/Partner positions with several private equity firms including Ruddick Investment Company and North Riverside Ventures. In addition, Mr. Roper was an Executive Vice President with BellSouth Corporation where he led strategic planning and corporate development for BellSouth International and BellSouth Wireless in the 1990's. In addition to Flock Specialty Finance, Mr. Roper serves on the board of Mi-Co Corporation and Create Your Dreams. He is also a Trustee of Woodberry Forest School. Mr. Roper received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill where he was a Morehead Scholar. Mr. Roper lives in Atlanta with his wife, Sue, and has one son.