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Sam Simon: Momentum at Soaring Pine Capital and VESTA Modular

Vision, determination and teamwork are characteristics of Simon Group Holdings leaders as well as a relentless drive to win and deliver for our customers. My congratulations to our Soaring Pine Capital (SPC) and VESTA Modular teams who both had good news this week. SPC and its affiliate LPI – Berkshire Estates received a final payoff on its loan to Night …

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Sam Simon: It Began with a Truck and a Loan and Today, Atlas Oil is Michigan’s Largest Logistics Company

Entrepreneurs are often called crazy risk takers, but consider that if no one took a chance, we wouldn’t be a country of leaders and innovators. And, in 1985, at age 21, if I hadn’t taken a $30,000 credit card cash advance, to purchase my first fuel truck, Atlas Oil Company wouldn’t have been founded.  I am proud and humbled that …

In Atlas Cares, Leadership Views, Sam Simon by Simon Group Holdings

Sam Simon: Our Country’s Heroes – Recognizing Our Military at Christmas and Always

This week, we celebrated one of my favorite events of the year: we hosted a Christmas celebration for 2,600 military service men, women and their families, at Selfridge Air National Guard Base. This year was the 10th anniversary. My wife Nada, my sons Michael and Peter, and our entire Simon Group Holdings and Atlas Care teams are happy and privileged …

In Leadership Views, Sam Simon, Soaring Pine Capital by Simon Group Holdings

Sam Simon: Backing Detroit Real Estate Entrepreneurs

By definition, entrepreneurs take calculated business risks with the goal that their ideas will create value for themselves as well as their financial backers. Two proven Detroit area real estate leaders are Ace Investment Group founder and owner Moses Shepherd, and attorney Dean Groulx, who founded Park Street Group. Recently, Soaring Pine Capital, a Simon Group Holdings company, announced that …

In Leadership Views, Sam Simon by Simon Group Holdings

Sam Simon: Building Bridges for Others

No one gets to where he is by himself. I reflected on this last week when the American Arab Chamber of Commerce honored me with the Economic Bridge Builder of the Year Award. I’m grateful to those who went before me building bridges, especially to my father Ramsey, who immigrated to the United States, in 1973, from Armenia, with my …