Sam Schackman is responsible for managing the appraisal process for retail companies. She oversees a team of analysts that assesses the net orderly liquidation value of companies, considering sales capacity, expense structure, discount and markdown strategies and inventory mix. Before assuming her role as Senior Manager, Sam held the positions of Project Analyst and Project Manager for Gordon Brothers. Prior to joining Gordon Brothers in 2006, Sam worked as a Business Analyst at The Chalfin Group. In this role, Sam was responsible for conducting in-depth financial analysis, due diligence, drafting of memoranda and other valuation processes in connection with the sale of closely held businesses. Sam is certified by the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and holds a BA in Economics and Business from Lafayette College.