Strategic Consulting Lead
Sam joined CNM in 2020 and works with nonprofits of all missions and sizes to provide practical and actionable advice to boards to achieve high performance and to nonprofit leadership to develop strategic plans and outreach programs. Prior to joining CNM, Sam gained experience in the legal field and working with nonprofit organizations as a community partner at a local church. As an attorney, Sam’s experience includes advising clients on formation of entities and organizational structure, mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate and tax matters. While working at a local church, Sam gained direct experience in the organization and implementation of plans, including developing a communication plan with stakeholders. Through this work, Sam has experience working with boards of directors and leaders of organizations regarding key strategic matters.
Additionally, Sam has experience in community partnerships through working with nonprofits to achieve goals related to education, homelessness, fighting hunger, and a number of other causes seeking to strengthen communities. Sam earned a Masters of Divinity degree from Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas, a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from SMU Dedman School of Law in Dallas, Texas, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics, magna cum laude, from Texas Christian University, in Fort Worth, Texas.