About 1

Sam Harrelson is a marketing technology consultant based in Columbia, SC. His work primarily deals with branding and marketing solutions for businesses, nonprofits, public servants and officials, community organizations, and religious groups.

Sam is also the author of Asia Has Claims Upon New England on Assyrian archaeology and 19th Century Missionaries from Yale University Press. He has taught Religious Studies courses at the university level and included in books and studies on Assyrian art and archaeology as well as the history of Dura Europa in modern-day Syria. He is also an ordained minister in the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and holds a BA in Religion from Wofford College and a Masters in Religion and The Arts from Yale University.


  • Wofford College
  • Gardner-Webb University
  • Yale University

Work Experience:

  • Sam Harrelson Consulting
  • Marketing Strategy Manager, AgFirst Farm Credit Bank
  • General Manager, North America – Clicks2Customers
  • CEO – planetBeta
  • Senior Vice President / COO – PrimeQ
  • Curatorial Assistant – Yale University Art Gallery

Teaching Experience:

  • Adjunct Professor – Gardner-Webb University
  • Adjunct Professor – University of South Carolina
  • High School Literature – Newberry High School (Newberry, SC)
  • Middle School Science Teacher – Hammond School (Columbia, SC)
  • Middle School Science and Robotics Teacher – Spartanburg Day School (Spartanburg, SC)
  • Middle School Math, Robotics, and Science Teacher – Carolina Day School (Asheville, NC)

Advisory Boards:

  • Palmetto Project Board of Advisors
  • Commission Junction Board of Publishers
  • Affiliate Summit Advisory Board
  • Affiliate Classroom Board of Directors
  • Spartanburg Day School Strategic Planning Board
  • Social Media Board for Carolina Day School