Sam Casey comes to Viking Mergers with over 15 years of marketing, communication and business development experience across for profit and non-profit sectors. Sam will lead marketing efforts across the Viking organization supporting all offices.
Sam most recently ran marketing for a local e-commerce brand helping them 100% bootstrap grow and scale from startup phase to online success story. A former business owner as well, Sam ran his own digital marketing strategy firm for 7 years. He has helped countless businesses grow and scale their marketing efforts through award winning content and omni-channel strategy. His true passion is seeing entrepreneurs and teams grow across small businesses realize and achieve aggressive growth goals. He has presented at several leading digital marketing conferences on lean marketing growth.
Sam is passionate about the community he lives in. Prior to his marketing career he co-founded Charlotte non-profit Project 658 which services at risk families in East Charlotte. He also spent several years working in East Africa doing sustainable development. Sam also played several years of professional soccer for the USL Charlotte Eagles. He attended Messiah College and captained the soccer team to win two NCAA National Championships at Messiah College.
He lives in Matthews with his wife Heidi and two children.