Sam was born and raised in Summit IL, a small neighborhood on the south side of Chicago. After high school, he took his first job on the floor at the Chicago Board of Trade as a runner and trade clerk where he learned the futures and option market. After graduating from Illinois State University with a degree in finance, Sam continued his career as a commodities broker at the Chicago Board of Trade, focused in grain trading. In March of 2015, he joined the Roach Ag Marketing team.
Sam’s focus is on our consulting, helping farmers work through cash grain sales decisions using marketing plans tailored to each farmer’s needs. He also works with a group of growers using various hedging strategies as fit for each farm