A leader internationally in creating impact through global communities, Sam has implemented visionary rural and urban humanitarian programs over 30 years of direct engagement in Africa, Asia, the UK, and USA. As a senior team member for contractors to USAID and multilateral global programs, Sam holds a deep and personal understanding as a field practitioner of the impact of transformative philanthropic investments.
Since returning to the US in 2008, he has built entrepreneurial new approaches to gain support for not-for-profit initiatives, bringing program experience to lead fundraising, partnership development, and creative approaches to new business development. Following executive fundraising and marketing roles at the Anti-Defamation League and Save the Children, Sam led his own consulting firm and successfully guided several renowned organizations to new heights of fundraising impact through partnership and collaboration.
As the inaugural Director of Development at Grace Farms Foundation, Sam is activating new forms of support for the Grace Farms Fund and new shared value partnerships to further advance good in the world through the five initiatives and the remarkable generative place that is Grace Farms Foundation.