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)
International Trade and Development
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
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.
University of Massachusetts Lowell: BSBA, Accounting & Finance
Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University: MBA, International Business
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)
Tips for Navigating Corporate America: An Immigrant's Perspective
Liberian Awards Delaware
UMass Lowell Alumni Atlanta, GA
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
Overcoming Obstacles: from Battlegrounds to Boardrooms
Tuesday Morning Forum Charlotte, NC
Panel Moderator: Preparing for Leadership
Georgia Diversity & Leadership Conference Atlanta
IAAP Leaders Meeting Georgia Pacific
Sample Talks (3)
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.
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.
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.
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