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Sam Foreman has grown up around entrepreneurs his entire life, coming from a family where his father and grandfathers on both sides of his family owner their own business. Sam has been in Phoenix since 2006. He received a B.A in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh in 2001 and an MBA from University of Pittsburgh in the Part-Time MBA Program in 2006, focusing in finance. Sam has been a business banker and commercial lender at PNC Bank in Pittsburgh and then with Wells Fargo Bank and Mutual of Omaha Bank. Sam specialized in providing commercial credit to all sizes of small and middle sized businesses.
In 2013 left banking to be the President of a 20 office dental group in Phoenix Arizona, employing in excess of 150 employees. After successfully working with ownership in growing the business, ownership decided to sell the majority of the business to a large national dental group. Sam led the due diligence, sale process, and all other facets of the sale.
Following the sale, Sam turned to entrepreneurship. With a partner, Sam has acquired 4 dental offices in the Phoenix Metro area. In addition to growing operating his dental business Sam also has spent the last 2 years providing strategic, accounting, and finance consulting advisory services. As an entrepreneur himself, Sam understands the importance of key advisors to businesses and the importance of financial capital to help grow ones’ business and prosper. After being out of banking for 5 years, Sam is very excited to get back into the world of financing for small and middle sized businesses.
When he is not at work, Sam enjoys spending time with his wife and playing golf all over the beautiful state of Arizona. Sam is actively involved with Junior Achievement and teaches a 6 week class every year to elementary school students on the importance of business in our lives. Additionally, Sam has spent time as an Adjunct Professor in Finance for Undergraduate Bachelors students at the University of Phoenix Campus.Meet Meet Your Local Expert!