George E. Seay, III is the founder and principal of SSI, having established the firm in 1998. Mr. Seay received his B.A. with highest honors from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa and the Junior Fellows. Mr. Seay received his J.D. with honors from the SMU School of Law, where he was elected President of the SMU Law Review Association and to membership in the Order of Barristers. Mr. Seay received his M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, where he received a Dean's Award for Academic Excellence and was elected to membership in Beta Gamma Sigma.

Prior to the formation of SSI, Mr. Seay managed assets in a private capacity. Mr. Seay's background also includes experience in the law and public policy. Mr. Seay served as a staff aide to then Deputy Secretary of State Lawrence S. Eagleburger in the U.S. State Department in Washington. Subsequently, Mr. Seay served as a legal clerk in several law firms. Finally, Mr. Seay served as an attorney with the Dallas law firm of Locke Purnell Rain Harrell prior to the formation of SSI.

Mr. Seay and his wife Sarah live in Dallas with their three children.