Sam S. Zacharias
Business and Insurance Advisor
Sam is one of the founders of Gateway Financial Group. He has been engaged in the insurance industry, estate planning and financial advisement for over 35 years. He is a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
The University of Pittsburgh is Sam’s alma mater where he received a BS degree in mathematics. He has served as President of the Alumni Association and been active in a wide variety of university projects. Sam is a University of Pittsburgh Trustee and a past member of the Board of Directors of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).
Sam is active in a wide range of charitable and community service endeavors including, among others, directorship of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, involvement with the Jaycees, and the Andy Russell Golf Classic which has raised millions of dollars for Children’s Hospital, the Hillman Cancer Center, the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute, and many others.
All who know him well will attest to the fact that Sam is a living example of the old adage, “If you want a job done, give it to a busy person”.