Sam Sams has over 15 years leading every aspect of Talent Acquisition within the government contracting arena. He is a self-proclaimed Talent Acquisition nerd specializing in TA technology, process improvement, recruitment marketing & branding, and TA teambuilding and management. Additionally, he is involved in Aveshka’s full life-cycle Business Development process, encompassing everything from R&D white paper development support to traditional BD efforts. Sam’s diverse background helps Aveshka bridge the gap between Talent Acquisition and Business Development to support and accelerate corporate growth.
Before Aveshka, Sam led talent operations and Defense & Intelligence recruiting at leading Fortune 500 companies to include BAE Systems and Accenture. Sam’s experience spans developing recruiting strategies, overseeing recruitment marketing & branding efforts, and building recruiting teams from the ground up in both on-site and remote environments. Additionally, Sam worked directly on The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and other Intelligence Community (IC) client sites for six years, reengineering internal talent acquisition technology and processes to support their deployed operations in theater.
Sam is a United States Marine Corps Infantry veteran with multiple combat tours. He spends his spare time as a volunteer mentor through Veterati, an organization dedicated to transitioning Military veterans and spouses into new civilian careers. Sam lives in Falls Church, Virginia with his wife, son, and English bulldogs.