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Sam Divine Jr - Cross Atlantic Business Advisors, LLC. Atlanta, GA, US

Sam Divine Jr

CEO | Cross Atlantic Business Advisors, LLC


Consultant, Engaging Speaker, and Author



Sam Divine Jr Publication Sam Divine Jr Publication



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Overcoming Obstacles Just Say Hello: Moving Beyond Networking to Building Relationships




Sam Divine, Jr. provides strategic consulting services with a focus in international business (strategy and business development) and finance (interim roles, projects, or retained services). As head of Cross Atlantic Business Advisors, LLC, he has worked with businesses in the U.S., Latin America and Africa, helping these businesses establish or grow internationally.
He has worked in finance and marketing roles. Sam is the author of Battlegrounds to Boardrooms: Life Lessons from the Liberian Civil War to Corporate America. He is also a speaker, delivering riveting motivational speeches to audiences. He serves as an adjunct professor in Accounting at both U.S. universities he attended and also serves on the board of Community Welcome House.

Industry Expertise (5)

Management Consulting


International Trade and Development


Corporate Training

Areas of Expertise (8)

International Marketing: Traps to Avoid

International Money-Saving Tips

Finance Transformation for Innovation

Finance for Non-Financial Executives

Personal Branding: 5 Steps to Building A Door-Opening Brand

Overcoming Obstacles: Going From Battlegrounds to Boardrooms

Moving Beyond Networking to Building Relationships

Building Influence

Accomplishments (2)

CEO, Cross Atlantic Business Advisors, LLC (professional)

International Strategy/Execution: Successfully established clients on two continents

Product Finance Exec (professional)

Led or co-led projects requiring partnerships in Marketing (>$200M pricing opportunities) and Operations.

Education (2)

Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University: MBA, International Business

University of Massachusetts Lowell: BSBA, Accounting & Finance

Testimonials (2)

Deborah Daniels, Executive Administrative Assistant | MBP

Sam's presentation was right on time and truly enjoyed by all.

Voncile Hodges, President | Dogwood Chapter, IAAP Georgia Division

"Building Influence" as presented by Sam Divine is an outstanding session for today's workforce. It includes first hand knowledge and teaches you how to avoid some not so common office pitfalls. Highly recommended for the self-motivated.

Event Appearances (8)

Finance for Non-Financial Executives

Finance for Executives Seminar  Atlanta, GA


Just Say Hello: Building Relationships

IAAP Leadership Meeting  Atlanta


Faith Christian Center

Panel on Entrepreneurship  Smyrna, GA


Tips for Navigating Corporate America: An Immigrant's Perspective

Liberian Awards  Delaware

Overcoming Obstacles

UMass Lowell Alumni  Atlanta, GA


Overcoming Obstacles: from Battlegrounds to Boardrooms

Tuesday Morning Forum  Charlotte, NC


Panel Moderator: Preparing for Leadership

Georgia Diversity & Leadership Conference  Atlanta


Building Influence

IAAP Leaders Meeting  Georgia Pacific


Sample Talks (3)

Personal Branding: 5 Steps to Building a Door-Opening Brand

Ever thought, "I'd love to try this" or "I'd be good at that" but felt limited because of your past experience? Based on experiences of others and my own personal experience transforming from a numbers guy and CPA to a marketing and product development role, this lecture provides tips for how you can make similar changes.

Just Say Hello: Moving Beyond Networking to Building Relationships

Networking is discussed seemingly everywhere. However, networking is very short-term and self-focused. Relationship Building is a long-term endeavor that yields greater benefits for both parties. Learn tips that will aid you in building stronger, more longer lasting relationships.

Overcoming Obstacles: Going from Battlegrounds to Boardrooms

We all have obstacles in life. Explore examples of obstacles I experienced growing up in a war-torn West African country. Learn what characteristics successful people have that allows them to overcome their obstacles.



  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Author Appearance
  • Corporate Training


2500 to 4000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee