Sam Tabar: The Man with a Knack for Investing and Leadership

Sam Tabar is a legal and financial professional based in New York City. Sam attended the University of Oxford where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors. Sam proceeded to join Columbia Law School where he pursued a Master’s degree in Law. He acted as the associate editor of the Columbia Business Law Journal while he was a graduate student.

Tabar started his career at Skadden, Arps, Slater, Meagher & Flom LLP after being admitted to the bar in 2003. He consulted hedge funds while at the firm and advised on several matters such as side letter, compliance, agreements, and hedge fund formation and structure. Sam entered the financial sector in 2004 when he joined PMA Investment Advisors as a managing director. He was influential in the creation of hundreds of investor introductions and in aiding it to raise a billion dollars from investors.

Sam worked at the company until 2010 when he joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch as the head of capital strategy of the Asia region. He is credited with growing the firm’s rolodex to include more than a thousand investors.

He returned to the legal sector for a brief stint in 2013 after working in the financial industry for many years. Sam Tabar was hired as a senior associate at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP. His role comprised of working with the hedge fund clients that the firm retained until he left in the next year.

According to Bloomberg, Sam Tabar was appointed the chief operation officer of the FullCycle Energy Fund in December 2015. His role as the COO is to oversee the fund management strategy of the company. The fund was started in 2013. It invests in projects that recycle waste and convert it into clean energy.

He was appointed the chief financial officer of Awearable Apparel last November. He is also a venture capitalist and was an early investor in Tribute, Verboten, and Thinx. Thinx empowers women around the world through its unique hygiene products. Tabar is active on social media. He often posts pictures of his travels.

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