FeaturedMember: SamKaddah

by Kelli White

Plan B and C, along with grit and putting in the effort and the hours to do something right, are more important than the vision if you want to achieve your goals,” he said. It turns out, what he learned from his first career as electrical engineer—to adjust—helped him make what would be life-changing decisions. Because of his global operations experience, Microsoft re- cruited Kaddah to lead their internal global marketing and sales sys- tems, but he took a couple months off before he took the job.

“During that 60-day transi- tion period,” Kaddah re- called, “A friend asked me to review a national lending platform that was being built and that had chal- lenges after more than $2.5 million had been invested in it. The rest is history—or destiny—depending on your point of view. No matter what happened after that, the lending industry just kept sucking me back in.” Kaddah spent only a matter of weeks at his friend’s company, dis- covering the issues and the chal-


hink Realty Presidents’ Circle member and President/CEO of

Liquid Logics, Sam Kaddah, nev- er imagined he would move from global operations into the financial industry, but life sometimes takes a funny turn. Before his career in global op- erations, Kaddah was an electrical engineer. And as happens at all first jobs, Kaddah learned a lot. “I learned that change and flexibility to learn and adjust as necessary is key to reach your ultimate goals. In other words, your goals do not care about your problems.

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