Batten Hour: with Sam Hayes

March 19, 2018, 11:30 a.m.

Samuel Hayes III is the Managing Principle of Stratageum and leads the firm’s focus on positioning small, women and minority (SWaM) owned businesses to reach their fullest growth potential and the role SWaM businesses can play in increasing economic development and employment in their respective communities.

As a former Director of the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity and Special Assistant to the Governor for Small, Women and Business Development, Samuel was able to achieve the highest utilization of SWaM businesses owners doing business with the Commonwealth for both expenditures and percentages in the Commonwealth’s history.

 He graduated from Old Dominion University with a BS in Civil Engineering, has a Masters in Public Administration from Virginia Tech and is a Licensed Professional Engineer.