Sam Weatherford is a Partner at Weatherford Capital. He is primarily responsible for deal sourcing, portfolio management, investment analysis, and transaction execution.
He has over 14 years of direct private equity investment experience, having led the execution of over 40 direct investments across the US, Asia, Africa, South America, and Eastern Europe. Prior to Weatherford Capital, Sam was a founding member of Schulze Global Investments, a private investment firm focused on the world’s most dynamic frontier markets – acquired by Cerberus Capital Management and renamed Cerberus Frontier in 2018. In addition to being an avid world traveler, his investment career has led him to live in China and Ethiopia, developing a high level of proficiency in Chinese. Sam serves on multiple boards including CloudFactory, a global leader in tech-enabled managed workforce solutions for companies operating and developing artificial intelligence and machine learning tools. Additionally, Sam is a founding member of the Peterson Institute for International Economics’ Global Future Council, the leading economic and financial affairs think tank in North America.
Sam is deeply involved in his community through his engagement as a board member of various not for profit organizations including Eckerd Connects and Abe Brown Ministries.
A graduate of Fordham University, Sam is married to Salime; they reside in Dallas, Texas with their three children.