Sam is the Managing Principal of Whitegate Partners LLC, a strategic advisory firm focused on the insurance and business services sectors, as well as serving in a number of corporate Board roles. He is former EVP and divisional CEO at Travelers Insurance, and prior was Managing Director in the Investment Banking and Equities divisions at Credit Suisse. He started his career at Salomon Brothers. Sam has taught courses in Corporate Governance, Professional Responsibility and Risk & Insurance as an Adjunct Professor at NYU Stern Business School and Fordham Graduate Business School. Sam is a graduate of Wesleyan University, pursued graduate studies at the London School of Economics, and received an MBA from New York University.