Team | Lloyd R. Sams, Managing Principal
Lloyd joined BIA in October of 1999 as a Managing Director of BIA Capital with the express purpose of launching BIA Digital Partners. He co-manages all of the Funds' activities.
Lloyd brought seventeen years of banking experience to BIA, principally with First Union (now Wells Fargo) and First Chicago (now JP Morgan). At First Union, Lloyd was Managing Director and Group Head for Communications and Media Finance, the largest and most successful specialized industry within the Capital Markets subsidiary. Over his seven-year tenure, the Group's commitments grew eight-fold to $6 billion. He spent the previous ten years at First Chicago where he was the head of the Telecommunications Team.
Lloyd received a B.S. in Business Administration from Washington and Lee University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.