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Sam Roberts

Advisor Flagstaff, Arizona Area, US

OPS/Technical co-founder (COO, CIO, Chief Digital Officer, and Performance Consultant) ready to partner with a sales-oriented CEO.

OPS/Technical co-founder (COO, CIO, Chief Digital Officer, and Performance Consultant) ready to partner with a sales-oriented CEO.

4 vouches

Involved In


Solar Turbines
Child Health Corporation of America
Wire Briar LLC


Organizational Consultant August 2014 - present
Chief Enabling Officer (On Demand) August 2014 - present
Principal / CEO Wire Briar LLC June 2009 - present
IT Program Director Child Health Corporation of America April 2006 - August 2008
Environment Manager Sprint March 2004 - April 2006
Operations Lead Sprint September 1999 - March 2004
Project Manager Solar Turbines (Caterpillar) May 1997 - April 1999
Operations Manager Citilink Communications 1996 - 1997


MidAmerica Nazarene University Organizational Administration 2006 - 2007

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Hardware
  • • Local
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Music
  • • Payments
  • • Photos
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Recruiting
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Video
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Edutainment
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Higher Education
  • • Content
  • • Movies/Film
  • • Non-profits

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Project management • HR • Leadership • Infrastructure • Production • Collaboration tools • Company Culture • Executive mentoring • Management consulting • Organic Growth • Organizational Development • Performance • Startup Operations • Web services • Performance Improvement • Coo • ITIL • CIO • PMO • CPO

Key Accomplishments

I am a servant leader that transforms organizations from good to great and builds production capability for startups to scale to any size. I do this by building or upgrading organizational capabilities within each business area, but especially operations, technology, culture, and leadership.

Positions and roles I have filled in the past:
IT Program Director (CHCA)
Director of IT Operations & Infrastructure (CHCA)
Document Management Operations Lead/SME (Livelink)
IT Environment Manager (Sprint)
Systems Programmer (Sprint)
Virtual CIO (
Virtual CEO (
Chief Enabling Officer (
Principal/CEO (Wire Briar LLC)
Culture Coach (CHCA,
Leadership Coach (CHCA,
Organizational Developer (CHCA,
Performance Consultant (
Desktop HW/SW Technician (Solar Turbines)
Project Manager (CHCA; Sprint; Solar Turbines)
PMO Director (Project Management Office) (CHCA)
Webmaster (Managed Hosting)
Team Collaboration Technologies Expert (Sprint,

MA Degree: Organizational Administration
BA Degree: Organizational Information Systems
ITIL Certified
UNIX Certified

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

I would be the perfect COO/CIO/CDO for a sales-oriented CEO who needs a co-founder to manage and mature business internals so they can continue to focus externally on sales, funding, and networking.

As an Advisor

I consult professionally with organizational leaders to take them to the next level.

See my website at

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

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Jarod Brooks
They're my friends  •  Van Driver/Veterans Service Representative, U.S.VETS Initiative.
Sam is driven to succeed, while helping those around during him increase their chances for success.
Joseph Bradshaw
They're my friends  •  Dentist, Bradshaw Dental, LLC. Previously Dentist, Prescott, AZ. Arizona State grad.
I am Sam's friend, and what strikes me most about him are two qualities that I think would be very beneficial for an advisor. First, he has ... the ability to strategize, see things from different perspectives, or in other words, is a big-picture thinker. Second, he has an "us" mentality, which I find very refreshing. What I mean by an "us" attitude is that he has the ability to empathize with, and contribute meaningfully, to relationships he chooses to have. An advisor needs to be able to strategize and see through the advisee's eyes, helping them to achieve real results.
Glenn Heying
We worked together  •  Lead Technical Consultant, OpenText. Previously Livelink Developer, Capgemini.
Sam is sincere and hard working at all he does. He has a good vision for what it takes to be successful in business.
Daniel Friend
We worked together  •  Enterprise Content Management Specialist, ClearInfo. Previously Technical Support Engineer, Sprint.
Sam is forward thinking, and very analytical. He is very innovative in his approach to finding solutions to problems. He is an outstanding ... facilitator and collaborator, and always drives towards finding the best solution for the customer.