Sam Tabar was chosen this last year to join the Board of Executives at FullCycle Energy Fund as Chief Operating Officer. Tabar was a great fit for this position thanks to his experience in foreign banking and investments and his ability to attract investors to the company.
FullCycle Energy Fund is a company that invests in clean power and waste conversion innovation and initiatives and works closely with government and non-profit groups to promote a clean environment. Tabar primarily oversees the financial planning and strategies of the company and works closely with CEO Ibrahim AlHusseini and Managing Partner Caitlin Sparks.
According to Bloomberg, Sam Tabar was brilliant student growing up and he earned acceptance to world-renowned Oxford University where he got his bachelor’s degree. After graduating from there he went to Columbia University’s law school where he got his master’s in law and also was an Associate Editor for the Columbia Business Law Review journal. Learn more about Sam Tabar: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sam_Tabar_Picture.jpg
He entered practice in corporate law in 2001 when he became an associate for Skadden, Arps, Slater, Meager & Flom law firm in New York where he did a lot of underwriting and advising clients on tax laws and major financial transactions. The work he did impressed an investment firm based in Hong Kong known as SPARX Group PMA and after only three years at the law firm he was offered a position as Managing Director at SPARX.
While working in investment banking, he helped build the PMA company’s investor rolodex and managed the global marketing department. Assets under management that he worked with totaled over $2 billion.
In 2010 he became the Director of Capital Strategy at Merrill Lynch where he focused on institutional clients and oversaw investments ranging from endowments, pension plans, family company offices and all kinds of other major structures.
Tabar was with Merrill Lynch until 2012 when he started becoming interested in small startup brands and was one of the first investors in SheThinx and Verboten. Tabar decided once again to become an attorney in 2013 and worked for one year at Schulte Roth & Zabel but then left that firm prior to joining FullCycle Fund.
Read more about Sam: Sam Tabar: A Great Mind For Investments