A smiling bio photo of George F. Hamel, Jr.

George F. Hamel, Jr.

Founder & Managing Partner

George F. Hamel, Jr. is a Founder, Managing Partner, and member of the Management Committee of Inclusive Capital Partners. He is a retired Founder and former Chief Operating Officer of ValueAct Capital. Prior to founding ValueAct Capital in 2000, George was a Partner at Blum Capital Partners. Prior to joining Blum, he was a Partner in the investment management firm of Private Capital Management. In addition, he was previously President of Carnes Capital Corporation, President of Signet Investment Corporation, and a financial consultant at Merrill Lynch. George is a former Vice Chair and trustee of Bard College, a former member of the Chancellor’s Advisory Council, an emeritus member of the Communication Arts Partners at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a former member of the Board of the University of Wisconsin Foundation, and a former President and board member of North Beach Citizens. Along with his wife, George is Co-Owner of Hamel Family Wines in Sonoma Valley, CA. He has a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.