Sam Patterson

Sam Patterson

Sam Patterson has spent his entire 35+ year professional career as an entrepreneur. In 1986, he co-founded Shepard, Patterson and Associates, Inc., an information management and technology consulting company that initially developed a substantial commercial customer base and later expanded into the Federal, State, and Municipal marketplaces.

In 1995, Sam became Chairman/CEO, and sole-owner of Shepard-Patterson and in 2005 changed the name to TreCom Systems Group, Inc. In addition to the technology business, Sam has business interests in Insurance & Financial Services (PK Financial Group, LLC), Real Estate & Property Management (Ivy Leaf Properties and Iron Stone Partners), Healthcare (Integrated Health Network), Internet Telephony (Chairman of TeleCaaS, LLC), and a number of private equity investments.

Sam’s professional and civic affiliations include the Wharton Alumni Association, the Cheyney University National Alumni Association, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, and the Men of BACA. Sam’s current and previous board appointments include the Sam and Deidre Patterson Foundation, the Union League of Philadelphia, Innovation Philadelphia, Public Health Management Corporation, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, African American Chamber of Commerce, Franklin Institute, and the Council of Trustees at Cheyney University.

“As a platform for growth, an entrepreneurial approach and mindset can yield unique opportunities through the exploration of innovative ideas not only to survive in a competitive marketplace, but to thrive and succeed as well.”


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