Sam Tabar may be on the top of his game right now, but that climb to the top was not handed to him. His rise to chief operating officer was a combination of skill, hard work, and a determination to succeed. For the majority of Mr. Tabar’s career, he moved up the ranks in the fund management industry. Today, his peers look at him as a role model in that industry.
To begin to understand how Sam Tabar became so successful, you only need to glance at all the accomplishments on his lengthy resume. Mr. Tabar began the journey to the top by working as the head capital strategist at Merrill Lynch. While working at that position, Sam Tabar helped fund managers by providing them targeted introductions they could use for foundations, pensions, fund of funds, family offices, and endowments. Mr. Tabar was also quite instrumental in consulting on legal operations and then building back and front office teams.
Long before Sam Tabar reached the position at Merrill Lynch, he worked at Sparx Group as co-head of their marketing department. This company is still considered to be one of the largest independent funds in all of Asia-Pacific. During his time at that position, Mr. Tabar worked on every facet of their global marketing efforts.
Mr. Tabar has experience in law too, working as a very efficient lawyer for both Schulte, Roth & Zabel as well as Skadden, Arps, Meagher, Slate & Flom.
Sam Tabar made his climb to the top with hard work, determination, and a solid background of higher education. He does hold a Bachelor of Arts from Oxford as well as a Masters of Law from Columbia. He achieved both of those academics with honors, then Sam Tabar went on to work as editor of Columbia Business Law Journal.
Today, Mr. Tabar is also member of the state bar in the state of New York.
Sam Tabar has always been in the right place at the right time. Look at his private investor career, he was one of the first investors in SheThinx. This company re-invented feminine hygiene products and the industry as a whole.