George Azih is The founder and CEO of LeaseQuery. He serves as LeaseQuery’s GAAP & IFRS leasing standards leader. In this role, he is responsible for leading the development of LeaseQuery’s accounting team and giving clients guidance on leasing transactions. Prior to LeaseQuery, George worked in Technical Accounting and Accounting Research for a fortune 500 company. In that role, he specialized in lease accounting, debt restructurings (modifications & extinguishments), asset retirement obligations and purchase accounting. Prior to that, George worked in a CPA firm specializing in audits of financial institutions (Banks and Insurance companies). He holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Georgia, and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Georgia Society of CPAs.
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Roberto Hernandez is an immigrant from Acapulco, Mexico. He immigrated to the United States at the age of 12 years old after his mother was kidnapped in Mexico. This event left him and his family with no other choice than to leave the country and start a new life in the United States. Roberto gained legal work authorization in the United States thanks to the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Roberto is an accomplished artist. In Mexico, He became the youngest member registered at La Casa de La Cultura of Acapulco, the most prestigious art school in the region where he received his first traditional art instructions using pastels for drawing and composition. In 2007, he graduated from Georgia State University with a BFA in drawing and painting, with a minor in graphic design. Thanks to the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program, Roberto now has work authorization in the United States. With DACA, he has obtained a driver’s license and has begun to get jobs with film crews shooting in Atlanta. He also owns his own company, Roberto’s Artwork LLC. Last year, he was commissioned to paint a mural on Buford Highway as part of 10 citywide art pieces promoting diverse perspectives as part of an initiative by the nonprofit group Living Walls. Roberto currently works as an art director providing services such as murals, costume design, stage design, art direction, theatrical, special effects, and beauty makeup.
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