Sam Johnston has twenty-five years of experience in marketing, financing, and new business development in a variety of industries. Prior to joining Arbour Valley Communities, Sam directed marketing and new business efforts for business units of several large firms and conglomerates, both domestically and from international locations. Sam focuses on land identification and acquisition, contract negotiation, and working with local governments on annexations, site plan approvals, and zoning changes. He also specializes in identifying and obtaining financing through federal, state, and local sources such as tax credits and block grants. Sam has a B.S. in Economics from Auburn University and an MBA from Tulane University’s A.B. Freeman School of Business.