Sam Veselka joined Pelican in 2018 and currently serves on the Board of Directors of AWC Frac Technology, Shepherd Safety Systems, Vault Pressure Control, and WedgeRock Engineered Solutions. Sam has helped to facilitate the sale of Epic International to Cooper Machinery Services, Air Relief to Fluid Flow Products, Pride Energy Services to Innovex Downhole Solutions, and Performance Multi-Flow Solutions to DNOW.
Prior to joining Pelican, Sam worked at Cameron, a Schlumberger company, running the North American aftermarket business for the Valves & Measurement division. After graduating from business school, Sam joined Cameron and served in several different roles focused on M&A, strategy, and business development. Before attending business school, Sam worked at a privately held, Houston manufacturing business in the construction industry, working in numerous functions including finance, operations, sales, and marketing. During this time, Sam worked closely with the owner tackling the unique challenges associated with growing small businesses.
Sam earned his MBA from the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University with a concentration in Finance, and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Colorado in Boulder.
Sam spends most of his free time with his wife and two sons enjoying travel, sports and skiing.