University of Houston-Victoria

Small Business Development Center

Mike Samford

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Mike Samford
Business Advisor
Phone: (361) 485-4466

Mike Samford is a business advisor with the UHV Small Business Development Center. He has over 25 years of experience working with small business owners and entrepreneurs. He spent the past fifteen years as a commercial loan officer before rejoining the UHV SBDC in October 2020. Prior to banking, Mike worked for the SBDC from 1996 to 2005. He specialized in business planning, business startups and expansions, marketing, customer service, access to capital, and loan packaging for conventional and SBA guaranteed loans. Mike is a U.S. Army Veteran and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in management and a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies degree with concentrations in communication and business, both from the University of Houston-Victoria.