Samuel H. Smith III
Managing Director

Sam Smith is the Managing Director and founding member of Customers Bank Commercial Finance, the equipment finance group of Customers Bank.  He is responsible for the overall management of the business unit including sales, credit, operations and syndications.  Mr. Smith has over 30 years of experience in the equipment finance and leasing space with particular expertise in the plastics and packaging industry.  His previous positions include Managing Director of EverBank Commercial Finance’s Industrial Group and well as the President and Co-founder of Wentworth Capital (sold to Charter Financial and subsequently Wells Fargo).  Mr. Smith holds a BA in Business Administration from Rollins College and resides in North Hampton, NH.