About Us

Why Choose us

My professional experience includes working for Fortune 500 companies, family owned and operated,  and employee owned businesses. Each had its own unique and challenging elements. Working with some of the brightest and very talented people in industry, provided me tremendous learning opportunities. My domestic geographic range includes Silicon Valley, Southern…

Through Sam’s training and ongoing consultation, our firm has improved our hiring process to identify and screen for attributes that are aligned with our firm’s values and the specific demands of the positions we need to fill. In addition, he has coached us on how develop our existing employees in an effective manner.

Adrienne Cantrell

Director of Administration


What We do

My practice is designed to be a three tier approach (Consulting, Mentoring and Board Governance).


General Consulting in all functional areas of the business enterprise. Focus will be on strategic elements of the business.


Mentoring to become effective and trusted leaders.

Board Governance

Add value on a governing board and improve the overall effectiveness. Areas of focus and expertise are creativity, planning and CEO development and succession.

Recent Blog Posts


Sustainability: A Business Strategy for Today and Tomorrow

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The Importance of Succession Planning

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What they say

My practice is designed to be a three tier approach (Consulting, Mentoring and Board Governance).

As Vice President and a member of the Leadership team, Sam weaves in the human element like a craftsman while managing the company vision and purpose.  I was fortunate to have worked for Sam for many years.  This was during a time of significant company growth and market flux.Sam is […]

Allen Kachadurian
P.E., Principal Consulting Engineer, Lakos Separators and Filtration Solutions

I have known Sam since 1992 when he recruited me to work at Grundfos North America in the Customer Service Department.  He was always very encouraging and supportive of everyone around him.  When I assumed the position of General Manager for Grundfos in Argentina, Sam was very instrumental in […]

Eric Rothberg
General Manager, HamiltonJet Americas

Sam has been an inspiration to me for as long as I can remember. My relationship with Sam began well into my professional career. With his year of Human Resource experience, Sam was able to help me identify areas of strenghts and help me address area for improvement. Sam’s […]

Brian Ekmanian
Vice President, Bank of America

Sam made some of the biggest impacts in my life both professionally and personally.  Sam was hired to grow the value of our business and prepare me for a leadership role.  He did both of these exceptionally well.  He helped establish a culture of accountability, which started with him. […]

Ryan Geil
President, Geil Enterprises Inc.

I consider myself very lucky to have been mentored by Sam Geil. If it wasn’t for my time under his guidance I would not have been able to start my own successful business so soon after University. I still use lessons learned from him to this very day. Sam […]

Sunny Bal
Cupcake King, #cupcakeking. London UK