Born and raised in a poverty-stricken rural region of far upstate New York, my early l background is small-town working class. At the age of eleven I began work in door-to-door sales and by my mid-thirties had held scores of blue and white collar jobs. Along the way I gained a technical degree in forestry and surveying. But although my heart has a warm spot for chainsaws, heavy equipment, and hard-core construction management work, for the last 36 years I’ve been a CEO and job producer, the author of a best-selling business book, a professional business turnaround specialist, and an international philanthropist.
I love the Oregon forest. It’s why I got a technical degree in forestry and came here in 1975. Read more about Sam on his website makeoregongreatagain.com/meet-sam/