Sam has been with the Wells Companies since 2008 and in his position since 2011. In addition to being part of the leadership team, Sam is on the Wells Companies Board of Directors and has served as Chairman since 2017. Sam is also involved in M&A and starting new business lines for The Wells Companies, the parent company of Wells Concrete.
Prior to his current role, he was in sales, estimating, project management and business development. Sam served in the US Navy as a Naval Aviator on Active Duty from 1999-2008 and a Selected Reservists from 2009-2013. Sam finished his Navy career in the IRR and retired from the U.S. Navy Reserves as a Lieutenant Commander in May of 2020.
Sam attended the University of Wisconsin – River Falls where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics in 1997. Sam also received his MBA from the Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida in 2008.
Sam is a 3rd generation member of the ownership family and has been married to Annette Nesius for 23 years. Together they have 2 daughters: Michaela, 16, and Davin, 13.