Professional - George Ott

George specializes in United States (especially the Mid-Atlantic States) and Italian research. He has been part of the professional genealogy scene in Salt Lake City for twenty five years. He started as a researcher for Genealogy Services, Inc. in May of 1975 and was the Director of Genealogical Research Foundation from 1977 to 1979. George was on the founding board of the Association of Professional Genealogists in 1979. During the 1980s, George was Director of Research for the Dickerson-Winn Foundation. During the past years, he has lectured on various topics in Pasadena, San Francisco, Spokane and Tacoma and at various functions for the Utah Genealogical Association. In June of 1998, he completed a very successful research trip to Italy. George has a B.S. from Colorado State University. George works daily in the Family History Library as a professional genealogist, and continues to speak regularly to genealogical groups.