We are delighted to announce that Sam Lee has been promoted to the position of Chief Financial Officer. This promotion recognizes the many contributions Sam has made to Vanir and is effective immediately.
Sam, who joined the Vanir team in February 2022, has more than 35 years of accounting and finance experience, including more than 25 years within the professional services industry and over 20 years within the A/E/C industry (government-related projects). He has a proven track record of helping companies throughout Northern California increase their revenue, cash flow and profitability while simultaneously reducing overhead costs.
In his time with Vanir, Sam has improved our accounting processes and internal controls and restructured the finance department to better support Vanir’s operations for growth. In his new role, he will be responsible for overseeing all financial planning, risk management, record keeping and financial reporting activities for Vanir. He will also be responsible for ensuring that effective internal controls are in place that comply with accounting standards and applicable federal, state and local regulatory requirements for financial and tax reporting.
Sam holds a Master’s Degree in International Finance and a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from St. John’s University. He is also a member of the Construction Financial Management Association and serves as the Finance Director for the Silicon Valley Product Management Association.