M8 Financial Services, LLC

About Us

Founder, Sam McQuade 
Sam McQuade, Founder, interim CFO, International, Tax, Consulting


Sam is a North Dakota native and has lived in Greater New York City and Geneva, Switzerland for two decades. He has built start-up operations and restructured many global financial functions throughout the world, notably in the US, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, UK, Netherlands, France, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, UAE, South Africa, India, Malaysia, China, Australia, and New Zealand.  

More specifically, Sam has led finance and operations for US, European and Asian private equity and public Fortune 500 companies with restructuring complex global tax structures involving the Cayman Islands, Irish, Dutch, Swiss, and Hong Kong holding companies with many foreign subsidiaries, outsourcing, leveraged debt, asset based lending, working capital agreements and royalties. 

So far, Sam has been responsible for 20 mergers and acquisitions, leading strategic roadshows and tactical finance details with due diligence, data room, and post-deal integration activities.  Over his career, Sam has led annual audits and special tax projects with parters at global law firms, accounting, and tax advisors such as Skadden, Debevoise & Plimpton, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Deloitte, and Ernst & Young.