Al Sampson joined the U.S. Marine Corps after graduating from John F. Kennedy High School and returned to Guam after 20 years of service. He attended the University of Guam and worked in the banking industry for a couple years. He worked in the Small Business Administration’s Guam Branch Office as a Loan Specialist for about four years and in 2002, transferred to the 36th Contracting Squadron at Andersen Air Force Base as a Contract Specialist. In 2008, he transferred to NAVFAC Marianas as a Small Business Specialist. He is currently the Deputy for Small Business and is responsible for NAVFAC Marianas’ Small Business Program. He has a master’s degree in Business Administration and is a DAWIA Level III Contract Specialist.