Sam S. Zacharias

Sam Zacharias


Gateway Financial Group


University of Pittsburgh

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial Investments

Executive Biography

Sam Zacharias is the founder of Gateway Financial Group, and also has been principal since 1981. Gateway provides investment products to ultra-wealthy clients, as well as closely held and public corporations.

He has served as president and board member of M Financial, a nationwide group of which Gateway is a shareholder. He also has held leadership positions for numerous professional organizations, including past president of the CLU Pittsburgh Chapter and past president of the Society of Financial Services Professionals.

Zacharias is an active civic leader and currently serves as a Trustee at the University of Pittsburgh. He served as a Past President of the Pitt Alumni Association.

Zacharias received a bachelor’s degree from University of Pittsburgh and designations as Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant from The American College.