About Samantha Bayless

As a member of the Commercial Banking and Commercial Finance team at ThinkingAhead, Samantha Bayless is a search consultant whose specialty is working with Wealth/Financial Advisors, Private Bankers and Trust Officers.  Her clients include small to large banks, independent broker-deals and RIAs and Wirehouse brokerage firms.

Prior to joining ThinkingAhead, Samantha was with Cetera Financial Institutions for over six years working with wealth management programs located in banks and credit unions across the country.  Her first three years were spent in Registration and Licensing before moving to Advisor Recruiting, where she quickly uncovered a passion for finding mutually beneficial partnerships for both prospects and investment programs.  Samantha was also a member of Cetera Investment Services’ Pre-hire Committee as well as a member of the Employee Engagement Council.

Samantha resides in Port Richey, Florida with her two dogs, Vinny and Presley, and cat, Rizzo.

Skill Sets
Wealth/Financial Advisors
Financial Professionals
Registered Investment Advisors
Junior Advisors
Program Managers
Trust Officers
Private Bankers
Compliance/Operations