Sam Das is Managing Director of CMFG Ventures, the venture capital arm of CUNA Mutual Group. Since joining, he has focused on sourcing, investing, and advising early-stage fintech and insurtech startups. Sam is also the Vice President of Corporate Development at CUNA Mutual Group, evaluating and executing a broad range of strategic transactions for the organization. He joined CUNA Mutual Group in 2017. Prior to joining CUNA Mutual Group, Sam was the founder and CEO of a fintech startup and served as an investment banker at firms including Houlihan Lokey and Fox-Pitt, Kelton. He has completed mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, and capital raising transactions valued at more than $10 billion involving companies like Principal Financial, AIG, MasterCard, Security Benefit and Lehman Brothers. Das graduated from Brown University with a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics.