The Team

Samuel Brilliant

Senior Global Business Adviser


Samuel Brilliant is an accomplished global financial leader with over 46 years of experience, 42 years of them in the Healthcare industry. He has held CFO and VP level positions (both Strategic & Finance) at some of the major Global US corporations namely, Hollister Incorporated, Baxter International, American Hospital Supply Corporation, Applied Immune Sciences Incorporated, and Walt Disney Company.

Sam has provided financial leadership by formulating corporate roadmaps and business plans. Working directly with the Board of Directors in their annual and expansion plans on a global scale, he helped companies increase their global footprint. During his illustrious professional career, he has spearheaded multiple strategic financial projects involving business mergers, working capital optimization, enterprise software implementation and defining performance metrics to measure progress. He has worked extensively with Corporate Audit Committees regarding risk management and governance.

Sam will serve as a Senior Business Adviser advising the Board Members, and mentoring the leadership team on all financial and corporate endeavors. He will assist in SKP’s global strategic initiatives (especially in the US), strengthening existing client relationships and generating new opportunities. As an ambassador for the firm, he will help in building a robust ecosystem for success in global markets.

Currently, Sam is a Board Member at Libertyville Bank & Trust/A Wintrust Community Bank and Alper Services (both in financial services), CJE SeniorLife (philanthropy), and is a Committee Member at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Illinois. Sam is a Certified Public Accountant, holds an MBA from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania (USA), and a BS in Management Accounting from the Illinois Institute of Technology.