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I fully subscribe and believe in our “all business is personal” value and try to live by that every day, both with our clients and our team internally.  While the challenging business problems we get to help solve are the backdrop for what we do, consulting is really a people business and building trusting relationships and helping others succeed is amazingly rewarding. 

About Sam

Sam Kubek is a consulting leader with 10 years of experience in helping clients plan across their organizations. Sam focuses on helping organizations pragmatically and efficiently apply planning processes and technology to meet both short-term needs and long-term strategic goals.

Sam’s journey to becoming a Senior Managing Partner at Spaulding Ridge began back in 2013 when he started as an analyst at Blue Stone International, Jay Laabs’ first company. He continued to Huron after the acquisition and, in March 2018, joined Spaulding Ridge as a Manager. Named a Partner in September 2019, Sam’s knowledge of the CFO office and cloud strategy leads the Anaplan Practice. He loves seeing team members that were put in stretch roles succeed and excel, as well as managing large, complex engagement.

Sam lives in the western suburbs of Chicago with his wife and 3-year-old son. He is a big supporter of Project H.O.O.D., a group that focuses on inner city youth in Chicago. He also works with The First Tee and veteran’s charities on a more national level.

Sam earned his Bachelor’s in Finance and Management Information Systems at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. After which, he spent nearly a decade in consulting with a focus on finance and large transformational programs before joining Spaulding Ridge.