About — Sam Ketner
Samuel “Sam” Ketner is an industry-leading entrepreneur, commercial real estate specialist and expert business consultant. Currently he lives in Lake Norman, North Carolina with his family.
Sam is the recipient of a Master of Arts in Business & Marketing from Catawba College in Salisbury, NC. It was here where he earned his undergraduate degree in just three years while also leading the school’s soccer team. While completing his education, Sam Ketner founded Pi Sigma Epsilon, a business fraternity that attracted more than 100 members from the Ketner School of Business in its first year alone.
Earlier in his career, he served as a business development manager with Capital Ford and as a product specialist with Parkway Ford. He is also a co-owner of Reel Deal Investments.
Along with his business partner Nathan “Nate” Brown, they started their next financial endeavor; AutoHouse. The two started their first, and highly successful car dealership in Salisbury, NC selling pre-owned vehicles on a small scale during the recession of 2008. The brand grew into two large auto showrooms and went on to staff more than 85 employees and gross more than $100 million annually.
After closing AutoHouse in 2015, Sam Ketner & Nathan Brown went into business together, opening their award-winning firm. They specialize in expert business consulting for the auto industry as well as commercial real estate in Lake Norman, NC. Their expert commentary has a global influence, and their opinions & advice have been featured regularly on the SpeedTV Channel to giving commentary on Stock Global News in The UK.
Their YouTube Channel “60 Second Consult” offers their viewers fast and informative business advice from everything on the auto industry to the housing market. Their valuable advice is condensed into short yet powerful clips that highlight the important answers to Sam & Nate’s most commonly asked questions.
Beyond Sam's professional pursuits, he maintains an active lifestyle through his interest in soccer, fitness, fishing, surfing, and playing golf. In his leisure time, Sam Ketner enjoys spending time with his family, philanthropy and coaching a local youth soccer team.
Sam Ketner and his partner Nathan Brown also give back to the local community through sponsoring a girl's soccer team, loaning vehicles to the local police force, and offer community giveaway events, and hosts frequent blood drives for the American Red Cross.