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Sam Tabar’s Career Moves Throughout The Industry

Sam Tabar’s career has seen him work in a few companies in influential positions. As head of Capital strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, he introduced fund managers to institutional enterprises like fund of funds, endowments, family offices and foundations. He also managed the capital allocations cycle including fund managers and their investors. Over his employment period at the bank, an over 1250 supplemental rolodex of institutional investors was built. While in this company, he helped in building office teams and consulted on legal operations. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, he worked for Sparx Group as Co-Head of Marketing. This was the most successful fund in Asia Pacific. This position saw him manage all facets of the marketing effort.

Current Position

At Full Cycle, Sam Tabar is the Chief Operating Officer. Here, he raises funds, scrutinizes legal matters as well as tax related compliance and regulations. Apparel appointed him as CFO owing to his experience and expertise in financial matters.

Legal Work

Sam Tabar was an attorney at Skadden, Arps, Meagher, Slate&Flom. At Skadden he helped clients learn how to form hedge funds and also investment management. He counseled clients on other matters as well: private placements, employment issues, compliance issues and regulations. He also worked in a similar capacity for Schulte, Ruth &Zabel, but left in March 2014. Privately, he invested in Tribute and also SheThinx: a firm responsible for reinventing feminine hygiene by empowering women around the world. SheThinkx is one of his well-known client as it helps women step into the social world and innovate.


After his graduation from Oxford University, where he graduated with honors, he joint Colombia Law School and was the associate editor for the Colombia Business Law Review. He is currently a member of the New York State Bar. Tabar is a multilingual, speaking both English and French fluently. He has a functional command of Japanese.

Sam Tabar loves music, rowing and enjoys ballroom dancing. He posts on Vimeo, some of the amateur videos he makes at his own leisure. These posts are mainly nature posts. He has a twitter account and is also on Facebook.