Sam is the Owner of Peters Family Insurance, a very successful risk management firm with two storefronts in the greater Las Vegas area. Prior to settling in Las Vegas and exercising his entrepreneurial spirit, Sam spent two years as a corporate employee where he managed nearly $100M in annual revenue across the largest geographical region in the United States. Sam retired as a Major from the United States Air Force in 2013 after spending time in Afghanistan, Iraq, Panama, Korea and various installations in the United States over a career that spanned more than twenty years. He earned a Bronze Star for his efforts in Afghanistan and was consistently recognized as #1 among his highly efficient and competent peers.
While Sam was deploying across the globe and training Airmen at home, he was a devout student and staunch supporter of education. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He finished his Master of Science in Administration, with focus on law, through Central Michigan University with a perfect 4.0 GPA. His continued thirst for knowledge, has also led him through a Graduate-Level Certificate Program in Organizational Finance from the University of Maryland University College.
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In The Community
Sam is active in his community as a prior board member, and current active member, of the Rotary International Club of Summerlin. He reads to students at McMillan Elementary, mentors the Junior Rotary Club, aids logistics of quarterly clean-up of Police Memorial Park in Las Vegas. He has worked on community projects for the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association, St Baldrick’s Children’s Cancer Research, Boy Scouts of America and many others.
Sam is Married to Melissa J. Peters (Lunsford), originally of South Carolina. Sam and Melissa have two children, Connor (4) and Callie (1). Sam has a beautiful 20-year old daughter, Kelsey, as well.
In his leisure time Sam enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, coaching Connor’s little league team, grilling, time at the range, golf, movies and reading.
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