In December of 2015, FullCycle Energy named Sam Tabar as its chief operating officer, according to Private Equity Wire. Tabar is an attorney and financial strategist who has spent years managing the budgets of large institutions and corporations. Prior to signing on with FullCycle Energy, Tabar served as Merrill Lynch’s Bank of America head of capital financing. As head of capital, Tabar would introduce hedge-fund managers to large groups of institutional investors that included endowments, pensions and foundations.
Prior to Merrill Lynch, Tabar served in the role of co-head of marketing at the Sparx Group. At the time, the Sparx Group was the largest independent fund in the Asian Pacific, and he supervised all aspects of the company’s global marketing campaigns. Mr. Tabar built office teams as he consulted with the Sparx Group’s executive division of marketing.
Mr. Tabar holds a Masters of Law from Columbia and a Bachelor of Arts from Oxford. Before working as a private venture capitalist, Tabar worked as an attorney for the law firm Skadden, Arps, Meagher Slate and Flom and worked for Schulte, Roth and Zabel. Mr. is a member of the New York State Bar Association and while attending Columbia, he worked as the editor of the school’s business law journal.
As a private equity investor, CrunchBase indicates Mr. Tabar made a name for himself by investing in the company She Thinx, which helped revolutionize the feminine hygiene industry by empowering women. Tabar’s goal at FullCycle Energy is to eliminate the need for high-polluting fuels and develop ways to introduce environmentally friendly fuels.