Samantha Shows is a Managing Director at Accel-KKR focused on the firm’s credit investments.
Prior to joining Accel-KKR in 2017, Samantha was a Managing Director at Wells Fargo Capital Finance (“WFCF”), a subsidiary of Wells Fargo Bank and a leader in middle-market commercial finance. During her 14 years at WFCF, Samantha specialized in originating and monitoring cash flow and asset-based facilities to various industries including technology, manufacturing, hospitality, media, and healthcare. In 2007, Samantha was one of the founding members of the Technology Finance platform within WFCF where she focused exclusively on cash flow facilities to technology businesses. In 2010, Samantha moved to the Bay Area and remained focused on technology investing. Prior to working at WFCF, Samantha was a Technology Risk Consultant for Arthur Andersen in Chicago.
Samantha received her M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson School of Management, her B.A. from the University of Iowa, and her B.B.A. from the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa.