Sam is an Assurance Partner at Hancock Askew and has over 14 years of experience in accounting, 11 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 and was a member of Savannah Magazine’s 2020 New Guard. He also serves on the Tournament Advisory Board for the Club Car Championship at the Landing’s Club and is a volunteer for the Stewardship Review Committee of the United Way of The Coastal Empire. 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.