Director of Finance | Marketopia

Sam joined Marketopia in May of 2017. He oversees all aspects of the Marketopia finances, including the development and management of operations, human resource, preparation of financial statements and reporting to leadership. Sam brings to Marketopia nearly one and half decades of financial management experience in the private, public and nonprofit sectors, with a focus on developing policies and procedures to improve performance and productivity. Before joining Marketopia, Sam worked at MXB Group, a startup aviation firm, which was acquired by Blackstone, one of the largest hedge funds globally, for over 290 million where he served as Chief Financial Officer since 2013. He served as comptroller for Nationwide Insurance for South East Division from 2010-2012 over looking an asset of 600 Million USD. He helped these organizations define their strategic direction, prepare new business plans, streamline financial and procedural policies and create monitoring and accountability systems.

Sam is currently pursuing his Ph.D. and is writing his dissertation in Corporate psychology and development strategies. Sam holds a Bachelor of Science in Business and Finance from University of Florida. He also has earned his Master’s in Finance from University of Florida.