About Sam Carpenter

About Sam Carpenter

Updated July 2016

A resident of Bend, Oregon and Stearns, Kentucky, Sam has a background in engineering, journalism, publishing, construction management, and telecommunications.
Kashmir Academy
An author and entrepreneur, he is president and CEO of Centratel, the premier telephone answering service in the United States. Other businesses he founded and operates include Business Documentation Software, LLC; Work the System Consultants, LLC and has recently organized Centratel International, an online marketing firm based in Romania.

Originally published in 2008 by Greenleaf Book Group, his first book, Work the System: The Simple Mechanics of Making More and Working Less is in its third edition.

His new book, The Systems Mindset: Managing the Machinery of your Life, was published in May 2016. Download online and audio versions at www.systemsmindset.com.

Sam founded and oversees Kashmir Family Aid, a 501c3 non-profit that aids surviving school children of the Northern Pakistan and Azad Kashmir earthquake of October 2005. (kashmmirfamily.org).

Originally from upstate New York, Sam’s outside interests include mountaineering, skiing, cycling, reading, traveling, photography and writing.