Mr. George Bailey, Esq
Legal Advisor and ASD Outreach
George Bailey is the president of zPods, a Saint Louis startup that is
developing sensory-friendly beds for children with autism. He is also the
CMO of Vanguard International Advisory Group, a small but agile
consultancy that focuses on strategic planning. He has previous work
experience in financial services.
George obtained his JD from Washington University in St. Louis School of
Law, where he worked in the school’s intellectual property and nonprofit
organization clinic. Upon graduation, he received the Dean’s Service Award
for his extensive pro bono service in the Saint Louis community. He also
belongs to the Order of Barristers for excellence in oral advocacy and brief
Prior to attending law school, George was a language instructor for nine
years and has taught courses in Mandarin Chinese, Danish, and English. In
his final year of instruction, he received the Wolfgang Mittermeier Award for
Excellence in Academic Teaching from Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen
in Germany, where he taught for three years. George attended Brigham
Young University, where he obtained a BA in Mandarin Chinese and an MA
in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
George is involved in the St. Louis community through his church. He also
sits on the board of directors for the Asian American Chamber of
Commerce of St. Louis and the St. Louis chapter of Autism Speaks. He is
fluent in Mandarin Chinese, German, and Danish. George is married and
has five children—two of which are blessed with autism.