President & Managing Partner
Lloyd R. Sams
Lloyd R. Sams is the President and Managing Partner of EveryIncome Holdings, LLC. EveryIncome is an online platform and income solution company where users learn how to improve their income, partner with the right experts, gain insights, and access institutional-quality income products and services.
Previously he served as Managing Principal of BIA Digital Partners, a Virginia based private equity group with over $300 million under management in two mezzanine funds.
BIA Digital Partners focused on $5 to $15 million investments in the media, telecommunications, business services and information segments. Lloyd has invested in communications and related sectors since 1986 and joined BIA in 1999 to launch an industry-focused private equity fund and assist an affiliated broker-dealer BIA Capital Strategies.
From mid-2013 through 2015, he was also a Managing Director and Head of Lower Middle Market Investing at Business Development Corporation of America, a non-traded BDC headquartered in New York that grew from $300 million to $2.5 billion of AUM during his tenure. In 2017 and 2018 Lloyd also assisted in the launch of MoonSail Capital, a Puerto Rican based private equity group.
Previously Lloyd enjoyed an 18-year banking career, principally with First Union (now Wells Fargo) and First Chicago (now J.P. Morgan). At First Union, he was Managing Director and Group Head for Communications and Media Finance, the largest ($6 billion+ of commitments) and most successful specialized industry within First Union Capital Markets. During his 10 years at First Chicago, he was Team Leader for Telecommunications Lending, a media lender, and a correspondent banker in the Abu Dhabi, UAE branch.
Lloyd received his B.S. in Business Administration from Washington and Lee University and a MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He holds FINRA Series 7, 63 and 24 licenses.