George was born on Texas Independence Day in Germantown, PA and was raised near historic Valley Forge. His early exposure to the core principles and determination of the founding fathers during the Revolution provides the basis of his belief in the greatness and exceptionalism of America.
A resident of central Texas for over 25 years, George and his wife Delia reside in Pflugerville with their son George and daughter Helen. They are active volunteers for several community organizations as well as various ministries at their church.
George is the owner of Keystone Aerospace, a small business devoted to advanced aerospace research and development. He is also a FAA certified commercial pilot and flight instructor as well as a registered professional engineer and inventor. George holds several patents in mobile computer architectures and wireless communication technologies. His current research involves deep space navigation using extrasolar planetary star systems.
George previously worked in the Mission Operations Directorate at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, where he taught astronauts and mission controllers how to use the space shuttle’s computers and navigation systems. He also taught the orbital maneuvering techniques that are used during spacecraft rendezvous and proximity operations. Additionally, over the course of his 30 year professional career, George has worked as a project manager for Dell Computers and did custom engineering designs on semiconductor fabrication equipment while at Applied Materials.
George holds a M.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Virginia. He is an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and is Vice-Chairman for Technical Activities of the Southwest Texas AIAA section. George is also a member of the American Astronomical Society (AAS), the International Astronomical Union (IAU), and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA).
In 2018, George was the Republican nominee for Texas State Senate (District 14). In 2012, he was a U.S. congressional candidate for Texas District 17. George first became involved with Texas politics as a volunteer at the 1992 Republican National Convention in Houston and later assisted the 2000 George W. Bush presidential campaign in Austin.