My favorite core value is "develop others"
Over the course of Sammy’s career, he has worked in general practice senior management level executive search, has managed entry-level talent acquisition strategy and execution within the big-4, and led talent acquisition at a SaaS startup supporting the cannabis industry. He is passionate about developing high-performing recruiters, creating recruiting structures, and finding the right “purple unicorn” for clients.
Sammy has search experience in most functional areas across the leadership spectrum including: CEO, President, Accounting & Finance, Operations, Sales & Marketing, Technology and Product, Human Resources, People & Culture.
Sammy’s top Industry expertise: Professional Services, SaaS/Digital Technology, Cannabis, Financial Services, Real Estate, Manufacturing and Consumer Products.
Sammy was born and raised in Alabama, Roll Tide! He has a B.S and M.S. in accounting from the University of Kansas, Rock Chalk Jayhawk! His professional career took off in Chicago where he explored and ate his way through the city for 7 years before moving to Denver with his fiance Danielle and their dog, Bartholomew (Miniature Schnauzer).
During his free time, Sammy loves traveling the world and exploring the outdoors as much as possible via hiking, camping, road-tripping, and snowboarding.
- Sammy is a Kansas City BBQ Society Certified Competition Judge, a smoked foods aficionado, and a BBQ connoisseur.
- He has a list, organized by neighborhood, of the 400+ restaurants and bars he visited over his 7 years living in Chicago.
- Sammy studied abroad in Paderno Del Grappa, Italy for a semester while backpacking for 51 days through 12 European countries.
- Sammy routinely sets his home up to resemble a sports bar during football season and March Madness with up to 4 games playing at once.