Mr. Sam Lai

Sam is a vice president at the JAS Group, a Seattle-based real estate development and investment firm specializing in value-driven investment of projects in the Puget Sound region. Prior to the real estate industry, Sam worked extensively in consulting, helping global firms in their enterprise and technology planning to meet the demands of the highly competitive modern business environment. Sam is deeply committed to civic engagement and giving back to the community, and previously was involved with community groups educating underprivileged youth in the South Side of Chicago about the concepts and benefits of philanthropy. Born in Hong Kong and raised in Seattle, Sam earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Chicago. In his free time, Sam is an avid skier, reader, and pianist.