Next Street is pleased to announce Samantha Berg as the new Partner in our New York office. She joins our leadership team and brings experience as a marketing and commercial banking executive from a career focused on small business.
Prior to joining Next Street, Sam founded FITMARK, a consulting business focused on go-to-market strategies primarily for tech start-ups in the fintech and data space. Sam has more than two decades experience in financial services, working with both large and mid-sized banks. At Amalgamated Bank, she was Head of Community Banking and the Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to Amalgamated, Sam was the Chief of Staff for the Commercial Bank and an SVP for Small Business Bank Marketing at Capital One Bank. Sam has also held various senior level positions, managing deposit products at Citi and managing bank small business partnerships at American Express OPEN.
“Sam has been a client and partner of the firm for years. As we expand our work with financial institutions and the Fintech industry, we welcome her leadership, fresh perspectives, and passion for small business. Together we will build a better future for small business.” – Marina Linhart, NXST CEO
“As someone who has been in the business of small business for nearly two decades, I have seen first-hand the need for Next Street’s strategies and tools for inclusive and equitable small business growth,” said Sam Berg. “I am thrilled to join the leading small business impact advisory firm.”