Sam ensures our portfolio companies have the strategy, teams, structure, reporting, and accountability necessary to drive growth. Additionally, he participates in deal sourcing, fundraising, and leads due diligence efforts.  Sam has a B.S. in Accounting from Canisius College and is a licensed (inactive) CPA in the State of New York.

Sam has operated several successful companies, playing key business development, financial, and operational leadership roles. He has also co-founded two growing startups, LenderLogix (mortgage technology) and Drone Energy (industrial SmartGrid technology), and invested in multiple startup and real estate projects regionally.  A native of Buffalo and graduate of Canisius High School, Sam has enjoyed community involvement as a Board Member at both the Hauptman Woodward Medical Research Institute and Mikey’s Way, as well as participating as an annual judge for the 43North business plan competition.