George Ragsdale joined Headlands Capital in 2014 as Director of Marketing. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Ragsdale was Director of Marketing and Investor Relations at Dialectic Capital Management, an equity long/short and short bias firm. Prior to Dialectic, Mr. Ragsdale founded third party marketing firm Hazel Creek Advisors and represented Dialectic to institutional investors. Previously, Mr. Ragsdale was a Managing Director at Terrapin Partners where he performed manager selection/portfolio construction in equity and event driven strategies for their fund of funds. Before Terrapin, Mr. Ragsdale was Director of Research for the Jerome Kohlberg (founder of KKR) family office and foundation where he performed manager selection and portfolio construction for strategies across the capital structure for portfolios totaling over $1.5 billion. Mr. Ragsdale began his career in fixed income pricing at Prudential Securities and was promoted to the fixed income sales/trading training program. Mr. Ragsdale performed institutional fixed income sales before returning to graduate school. Mr. Ragsdale holds a BA in History and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.