Sam is a Principal at Hancock Askew and has over 11 years of experience in accounting, 8 years in public, and 3 years in industry. His areas of expertise include financial statement audits, reviews, compilations, internal audit, technical accounting consultations, and interim Controller/CFO duties. He has served both publicly-traded and privately-held companies.
Sam’s strongest professional skill is building professional personal relationships with his clients to fully understand their needs. He works closely with training and development initiatives of the firm. This work also continually improves the approach that Hancock Askew takes to better serve its clients.
Sam re-joined the Hancock Askew team in 2017 after serving as a member of Ernst and Young’s assurance practice in their Atlanta office, and working as a director for a large publicly-traded retailer. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Georgia and his Master’s in Accounting from Georgia Southern University. Sam is licensed to practice accounting in Georgia and holds memberships in both the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Sam is a graduate of Leadership Savannah – Class of 2019. He also serves on the Founder Club Committee for the Savannah Golf Championship. More recently, Sam was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors for the Savannah Development Renewal Authority. He is a member of the Fine Gale Irish Heritage Society, a young men’s group, active in the Savannah St. Patrick’s Day Parade.