Samantha (Sam) Tanyingu is the Director of Accounting at Tideline. She manages the company’s core finance and accounting functions with a critical focus on cash management, financial reporting, streamlining accounting processes, and financial and HR compliance. Sam has lent her accounting experience to Tideline since March 2017.

Before Tideline, she worked as an outsourced Controller; she managed several venture capital-backed startups where her efforts were vital in successfully helping them get established, navigate funding rounds, and securing over $60M in investments. Sam honed her accounting skills working several years as a Controller and Accounting Manager at AC&E and Emerson US. At Emerson, she was responsible for overseeing the accounting department in the multi-million dollar Latin America region.

Sam lends her time as a mentor with the non-profit Big Brothers Big Sisters. She also volunteers as a court-appointed guardian ad-litem with ChildAdvocates, an organization committed to being a voice for abused and neglected children.

Sam holds a BBA in Accounting from the University of Houston and completed post-undergraduate coursework in finance at Colorado Technical University.