Sam Kim

Portfolio Manager


Sam has been in the investment management industry for over 25 years, specializing in investment, research and analysis of secular growth companies, largely in technology related sectors. Prior to founding BH Capital Partners, Sam was a Senior Analyst at Amerindo Investment Advisors, a top-tier Wall Street investment management company that focused on investing in long term secular growth companies in the science and technology sectors.


During his tenure at Amerindo, in addition to covering newly public companies, Sam was also active in analyzing and investing in late stage private companies. Prior to his financial career, Sam acquired first-hand knowledge in designing large scale, real-time software and communication systems as a Systems Analyst/Consultant at Teledyne Browne Engineering and a Software Systems Engineer at Raytheon Corporation. Sam received a BS in Bio-Medical Engineering; a MS in Computer Engineering from Boston University; and a MS in Management from the Sloan School of Management at MIT.

Andy Chica

Chief Compliance Officer


Andy Chica is the Chief Compliance Officer for Black Hill Capital Partners, LLC since April 2022. Andy is a Principal of NexTier Solutions and is responsible for the growth and development of the outsourced Chief Compliance Officer solution service offering. In this role, he develops a customized compliance program for clients by identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks to ensure adherence to appropriate regulatory and industry requirements.


Andy has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry working in dedicated compliance roles for asset managers and funds. Prior to joining NexTier Solutions, Andy was a director at a compliance consulting firm where he was responsible for serving over fifteen clients with nine separate CCO engagements. Prior to that role, Andy served as in-house Chief Compliance Officer of Hatteras Investment Partners where he was also a partner and member of the firm’s Executive Management Committee.  Prior to his role at Hatteras, Andy was the Compliance Director for UMB Fund Services, Inc. and Vice President of Compliance with U.S. Bank Global Fund Services.


Andy is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a BBA in Accounting. He obtained the following FINRA licenses (currently inactive): Series 24, 62, 99, 6 and 63.