Hy-Tek Material Handling, Inc.
Sam is CEO of Columbus based Hy-Tek Material Handling, LLC., a full-service one-stop shop, providing customers with comprehensive supply chain consulting, industrial equipment, integrated systems, control systems, installation, lighting, and storage and handling solutions. Since 1997, Sam has been managing Hy-Tek's growth, currently at 550 employees and 10 locations, and brings numerous years of acquisition and merger experience. Active professionally, Sam served on the board of directors of the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA) from 1994-2002. In addition, he was a member of MHEDA’s executive board, 1995-2002, and served as the association’s youngest ever president in 1999. Grooms served on Key Bank’s Advisory Council as well as NACCO Material Handling Group and Unarco’s Client Advisory Councils. Sam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Youngstown State University and served as a Board of Trustees from 2016-2018.