George Kellner is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Kellner DiLeo & Co., LLC. Mr. Kellner has been in the investment business for over 40 years and founded Kellner DiLeo in 1981. Prior to Kellner DiLeo, Mr. Kellner was a Senior Vice President and established the arbitrage department of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Before then, Mr. Kellner was a Vice President and House Counsel of the Madison Fund where he had broad responsibilities as a financial analyst and portfolio manager. Mr. Kellner began his professional career as a securities lawyer at the Wall Street law firm of Carter, Ledyard and Milburn and holds a B.A. (Trinity College), a J.D. (Columbia Law School) and an M.B.A. (NYU). He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a former Adjunct Assistant Professor of Finance at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business.