Mergers & Acquisitions
SAM is led by geospatial and construction services professionals with deep experience in the same types of services, sectors, and competencies as the leaders of our acquired companies. Add to that like-minded expertise a national presence with the scale and resources to meet any client need, a business development and marketing team led by industry experts, a blue-chip client base, and strong corporate services, and you will have the tools and support needed to grow and flourish in today’s highly competitive AEC marketplace.
People First Culture
From the field to the Executive Management Team, every employee at SAM is a respected and valued part of our team. We help our people grow and build a career with SAM through our dedicated Learning and Development team and ample opportunities for advancement. We foster community with office events, holiday parties, an employee newsletter, and a welcoming environment.
A Strategic Partner
When you join SAM, you gain a like-minded, industry-leading partner with experienced business development and operational staff poised to help you further develop value-adding client solutions to become a trusted advisor to your clients. We invest in state-of-the-art technology and equipment to support and advance your work, including proprietary software and applications to make processes more efficient.
Industry Leading Corporate Services
Our expert corporate services specialists are equipped to partner with you at every stage of the project lifecycle. We support your business from marketing and project proposals to legal, safety, and financial support. We also provide human resources, talent acquisition and administrative support, and a dedicated 24/7 IT helpdesk. All these services provide our client-facing staff the ability to focus on providing the best service possible to clients.
As a successful entrepreneurial company, we understand that you and your team have ideas/best practices to share that can make us better. Across our organization, we encourage our team members to take the initiative and share ideas and lessons learned from our projects so that we can improve as a whole. Maintaining that same entrepreneurial environment that you have created, we provide the opportunity to build a semi-autonomous growth strategy and grow a business inside of SAM with the support of a business development team that is second to none – 300+ Seller-Doers and Market Leaders – to collaborate with and share relationships.
Whether it be a project outside your geographic footprint or outside your scope of expertise, SAM can help you fulfill your clients’ needs. We are experts at rapidly mobilizing assets for our diverse clientele – with one day’s notice, we have geared up 30+ crews to execute a project. With 35+ offices across the country, company-owned aerial acquisition aircraft, top-of-the-line sensors, mobile mappers, and expert staff, we can help you tackle even the most daunting project.
Relief of Risk
SAM’s business development plan is driven by value creation through top-line growth, not cutting expenses to benefit the bottom line. Our stable, diversified business model mitigates risk and cash flow concerns for you, allowing you and your key employees to sleep at night and focus on business development and operations, while providing you the ability to monetize your most valuable asset and diversify/reduce risk of your own personal portfolio.
THE WHIDDON GROUP
SAM Vice President — Former President, The Whiddon Group
“Joining SAM was a great fit for our company. The national scope and range of SAM’s suite of services have brought new opportunities for growth and development for our team, and greater value to our client.”
SAM Operations Manager — Former President, HALIS
“SAM’s acquisition of HALIS instantly provided us with the resources we needed to keep pace with our clients’ ever-growing needs. Joining the SAM team also provided our employees with long-term career path opportunities to achieve their professional goals.”
SAM Director of GIS — Former President, Midland GIS
“The onboarding and integration process for all of our employees went extremely well. SAM helped us on a daily basis with learning many of the new processes. Since then, SAM has continued to provide all of our staff with effective support with their dedicated staff for HR, IT, Safety, Marketing, Field Operations, and Applied Technology, to name just a few.”
SAM Local Government Market Lead — Former President, Midland GIS
“Being a part of SAM not only allowed us to expand our footprint in the GIS sector and to serve clients across the country, it has also allowed us to focus on business development. The diversified platform and opportunity to grow within a stable and diverse company provides the security to take risks and allows us to continue to be entrepreneurs.”
HAAG 3D SOLUTIONS
SAM Vice President — Former President, HAAG 3D Solutions
“SAM has provided the opportunity to diversify our office’s services. Now, offering Surveying, Aerial, Mobile Mapping, and SUE services brings on more staff and expands our services for 3D laser scanning, LiDAR, and more. We truly have a multidiscipline office now.”
Dan Pollock, our Director of Corporate Development, can assist you with all of your Corporate Development needs.