W. Sam Chandoha is responsible for redefining and maintaining Alliance Advisor’s corporate and social media presence. With decades of entrepreneurial and direct industry experience Sam is uniquely poised to provide strategic advice on business development, acquisitions and global expansion.
Sam began his career at Shareholder Communications Corporation in 1983 as the company’s primary sales executive. Sam was responsible for building SCC’s mutual fund franchise into the industry’s dominant player. One of his notable contributions to the industry was creation of telephone voting along with the procedures and technology which has become the standard today.
In 1993 he became Chief Operating Officer and began SCC’s acquisition and global expansion program. He oversaw the building of call centers in Canada, UK, Australia, Philippines and South Africa totaling 2000 seats. In the US he completed the acquisitions of Corporate Investors Communications and Georgeson to form Georgeson Shareholder Communications. These with other acquisitions lead to the consolidation of the proxy industry to create the largest shareholder engagement firm in the world. In 2003, Sam led the sale of Georgeson Shareholder to Computershare.