Sam Pranikoff is an Analyst at Greenspring Associates where he is responsible for performing due diligence on both direct and fund investments. Prior to joining Greenspring, Sam was an Analyst at Training the Street. While a student, Sam founded and ran Intelligent Lighting Solutions, an LED lighting company focused on providing turnkey retrofit solutions to industrial and commercial clients.
Sam attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, with honors in Political Science and Sustainability Studies. At UNC, Sam was a member of the Student Advisory Committee to the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, served as the chief undergraduate representative on the University of North Carolina Advisory Committee on Transportation, was the Chair of the Student Safety and Security Committee, a voting member of the University of North Carolina Renewable Energy Special Projects Committee, and a member of the statewide North Carolina Hillel Board of Directors.