Deandre Sam
JHJ Business Advisory Council
 
 

ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER - DEANDRE SAM


Deandre Sam

DeAndre M. Sam , President and CEO of A-Rocket Moving & Storage, Inc. has been involved with the family's business since the early years of inception. During his elementary schoo years after school he would work at the business learning various jobs from the bottom to the top. He attended Stephen F. Austin High School where he graduated in 1980, his involvement and interest in the business increased tremendously. He then began his management career with A-Rocket. 

In 1997, the company moved its operations into its current location which allowed all sectors to be under one roof. At the same time, the revenues increased by 50%, under the leadership of DeAndre Sam. This acquisition gave the company the infrastructure to better compete in the larger market place. This new facility included office space of 10,000 square feet, warehouse, and storage space of 80,000 square feet and parking for all vehicles on site with additional land for future growth. This major acquisition positioned the company for greater demands. The company currently employs a staff of hundreds of full and part time employees. The fleet of vehicles range in sizes from panel trucks to tractor-trailers. The company is a full service firm providing service to all sectors which includes private and public companies in the city, state and Fortune 500. In 2003, the company adopted a project called The Angelle's Project founded by Herbert Sam. This project's mission: addresses the critical needs of the underserved by providing services that facilitates reintegration into the community in an effort to promote self-sufficient and build stronger families. In 2009 A-Rocket celebrated its 50th year anniversary. The company and DeAndre has received various awards over the years.

 

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