In January of 2014, Sam electrified the world in a New York Times OpEd that appeared on the cover of The Sunday Review, and since then has appeared on hundreds of media outlets including The Today Show, Morning Joe, Tavis Smiley, NPR, CNN.  His book about his experiences will be published by Scribner in July, 2016.

He is a sought-after speaker for foundations, colleges, and other organizations.  Bring Sam’s inspiring story of redefining success and walking your own path to your organization.

  • Authenticity

    Sam offers his own compelling journey from addiction to sobriety, hollowness to wholeness, and inspires others to redefine success and rediscover their true path.

  • Food Systems

    Sam speaks with authority on one of the toughest challenges our nation faces: how to combat the epidemic of obesity within the complexity of a food system that makes health the exception instead of the rule.

  • Wall Street

    Sam is a nationally recognized voice on both the perils of a financial system that rewards excess and greed, and the prescriptions for bringing integrity back into the financial markets and corporate world.

  • Nonprofit Entrepreneurship

    Sam speaks about the trade offs between non-profits and social enterprises, the technical traps many non-profit leaders fall into, and how to take your organization to the next level.

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