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Sam Scinta (he/him)

Sam Scinta is the publisher for Fulcrum Publishing. Sam joined North American Press, a division of Fulcrum Publishing, as a research associate in 1992, and worked as an acquisitions editor and systems administrator for Fulcrum from 1993 to 1998. Sam received his JD from the University of Denver and worked as a public finance attorney for three years. He returned to Fulcrum as vice president and associate publisher in 2001, and in December 2006 was named president and publisher. In 2007, he was named as one of the “Ten to Watch” in the Denver arts and culture scene by the Rocky Mountain News. In 2015, Sam founded IM Education, Inc., a nonprofit focusing on education programming, and he rejoined Fulcrum in 2021. He is a lecturer in the Servant Leadership Program at Viterbo University and the Political Science Department at the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse. In 2021, in partnership with Viterbo University’s Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership, Sam created Rebuilding American Civics, a program designed to provide civics education and discussion for community members, and also co-created the Servant Leadership Today podcast. The developer of Fulcrum’s best-selling Speaker’s Corner books series on contemporary political and social issues, Sam has edited two collections, Spirit and Reason: The Vine Deloria, Jr. Reader and Parting Shots from My Brittle Bow (with Eugene McCarthy). He served as president of the Board of Publishers Association of the West, president of the Wisconsin Center for the Book, and board member of the Jefferson County (Colorado) Public Library Foundation. He has served as chairman of the City of Onalaska (Wisconsin) Waterfront Project Management Team and chairman of the Onalaska Tourism Commission. He is a former member of the Board of Curators of the Wisconsin Historical Society and the Board of the Winding Rivers Library District and is a member of the American Antiquarian Society. He currently serves on several boards in the Western Wisconsin region

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