Sam Kain is an accomplished Senior Executive, Consultant, and Thought Leader with 36 years of success across the software, real estate, manufacturing, construction, utilities, and higher education industries. Leveraging extensive experience developing and implementing strategic financial initiatives to achieve cost savings and increase profitability, he is a valuable asset for companies seeking advisory on operational restructuring and streamlining to support rapid growth. His broad areas of expertise include sales, corporate finance, executive coaching, cashflow management, financial reporting, forecasting, M&A, due diligence, and curriculum development.
Throughout his executive career, Sam has held leadership positions at companies including Radley Corporation; Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment, Inc.; Cunningham-Limp Development Company; and DivDat, where he currently serves as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. He has been responsible for reorganizing operations and leadership structures to focus on accountability, allowing for identification of areas needing improvement based on metrics as well as performance-based incentives; reducing both audit premium and annual banking fees by 50% through process improvements; and performing financial due diligence to evaluate and negotiate the acquisition of two firms as well as developing the subsequent post-merger financial integration plans. In addition, Sam has consulted numerous clients on services including exit strategy, employee compensation and benefits, capital budgets, contract negotiation, and cash flow improvement.
Sam received a BSA in Accounting from University of Michigan- Dearborn and an MSF in Financial Economics from Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration. He holds his Certified Public Accountant, Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor, and Chartered Global Management Accountant certifications. In addition to his executive career, Sam has held Adjunct Faculty positions with Northwood University, Madonna University, Walsh College, and Lawrence Technological University and sat on Madonna University’s standing Trust Committee on Finance and Operations.