Board of Directors, Board Treasurer
Sam joined the Ruff Start Rescue board in the spring of 2020. After volunteering in various roles with animal rescues in Virginia, Washington D.C., and Minnesota, he jumped at the opportunity to join the board at Ruff Start and bring his volunteer and work experience together.
With over 10 years of experience in the banking industry, Sam has held roles in strategy, finance, and risk management. His current role as a director of strategy is focused on transformation programs, competitive analysis, and growth strategies to ensure the company is built for long-term success.
Sam holds an M.B.A from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, and a B.B.A from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He currently resides in Plymouth with his family, including two dogs and the occasional foster pup. Their free time is largely split between home improvement projects, travel, exercise, and spending time on the water.