Board Member Since 2022

Senior Client Partner, Global Sales & Service Practice

Korn Ferry

Sam Tepper (he/him) has over 20 years’ experience as an executive and strategic advisor to companies from startups to Fortune 100 clients, focusing on helping them achieve their growth and smart revenue goals. He places a special emphasis on data-driven approaches to provide insights into their growth, strategy, transformation, commercial excellence, and sales, marketing, and service effectiveness. At Korn Ferry, Sam leads efforts for Tech and Global Financial Markets for the Sales and Service Practice. Sam is also co-founder and CEO of SacroSpace, a health tech startup that provides virtual healing spaces and journeys to help create a world where everyone has access to a safe space to heal mind, body, and spirit.

Prior to Korn Ferry, Sam was the the global lead for High Performance Sales Force Analytics at Accenture, a US leader at Deloitte, PwC, and Salesforce. Sam has been a frequent speaker at events such as LinkedIn Sales Connect, Gartner IT Expo, Salesforce Dreamforce, Salesforce Growth Camp, and the Human Capital Institute, among others.

Sam was awarded BS, MA, and PhD degrees in Communication Studies from Northwestern University where he teaches classes in negotiations, persuasion, and professional-client communications. He is an Advisor for NU’s Masters of Science in Information Design and Strategy Program. He holds two patents in using predictive modeling to uncover the “DNA” of high-performing sellers and using that to drive growth in organizations.

Sam’s hobbies include experiencing art and theater, traveling, eating well, adventure, and watching his daughter grow into an amazing human. He has two dogs. They sometimes listen.

Bio as of 2022


Board Member Since 2022


Ohio Pain Clinic LLC

Yasmeen Soin (she/hers) works with Ohio Pain Clinic, Soin Neuroscience, and Soin Therapeutics. She also oversaw the building and accreditation of Surgery Center at Corporate Way. In law school, she studied Alternative Dispute Resolution and later earned an LLM in Intellectual Property. She has served on the boards of the Miami Valley School, the Dayton Society of Natural History/Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, and the Glen Helen Association. In early 2022, she helped launch TARGETOHIO, a nonprofit focused on elevating the voice of Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in Ohio.

Bio as of 2022


Board Member Since 2022

Director of Transportation Sales

Upstaging, Inc.

Chanon DiCarlo (she/hers) grew up in the Catskill Mountains of New York, famously known as The Borscht Belt or as I like to say, the in real-life Comedy Central.    After graduating from SUNY Albany with a Bachelor of Science, she moved to Los Angeles and worked for the William Morris Agency & Dick Clark Productions before settling into decades-long career at Upstaging Lighting & Transport; and eventually relocating to Chicago.   Upstaging provides lighting & transportation services for concert touring and corporate productions. Since 1999, she has had the honor of working alongside some of the largest stadium & arena productions managing their transportation logistics for Upstaging.   Having worked in the entertainment industry for almost 24 years, she has witnessed the power of performance art time and again.  As a parent, she aspires to do meaningful work to ensure all children grow up experiencing the magic & healing power of the arts.

Bio as of 2022

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