President, KSR Strategy Group
Sam has over 20 years of work experience in both the public and private sectors. He has served at the highest level of government for Democratic Administrations in the federal and state levels of government with a focus on workforce preparation, training and skill development. He also served as the California state director for Comcast Corporation and was instrumental in the approval of the NBC Universal merger. Sam currently serves as a Board Member on the California Employment Training Panel and is the United Food and Commercial Western States Council Union, Director of Legislative Affairs, responsible for California, Nevada and Arizona.
Sam is married to Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez, Executive Director of the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls.