About Sam Harris

Founder and Owner

Sam manages Patina Wealth’s Charlottesville office. As the founder of Patina Wealth, Sam is passionate about providing independent, unbiased investment advice to his clients. Having been in the industry for close to 20 years he enjoys interacting with his clients and building long-term relationships. He recognizes that every client is unique and builds customized portfolios that meet their needs and objectives.

Sam graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Finance, and has worked in the investment industry ever since. Before founding Patina Wealth, Sam was a Director at a boutique Registered Investment Advisor with offices in Virginia and Pennsylvania. Previously, he worked for a large brokerage firm as an Analyst in their Fee-Only investment consulting group.

When he’s not working, Sam enjoys spending as much time as he can outside with his wife and three children. He also strongly believes in giving back to the community and is a co-founder of the Crozet Car Show which raises money for local charities each year.