For 24 years Sam served as Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer of a public charitable foundation benefiting faith based organizations, was a director and president of an unregistered investment advisor company and more recently served as a director of a NYSE listed oil and gas exploration company headquartered in Singapore.
The foundation provided a broad range of services for client including estate planning, trust asset management, financial reporting, residential and commercial real estate acquisitions, sales and leasing.
He has served on numerous nonprofit boards and was for 25 years a fund raising and organizational leadership consultant affiliated with a national fund raising consulting firm.
Same received a B.A. from Taylor University, and a M.A. from the University of Michigan. He lives in San Diego.