Our Leadership Team

Hon. Sam Arora (Ret.), Chief Executive Officer

Before taking the helm as CEO, Sam Arora served as the company’s Vice President from 2010 to 2021 and led its business development, human resources, recruiting, and legal departments. He previously served as a State Representative in the Maryland General Assembly, prior to which he was a law clerk to the Attorney General of Maryland as well as the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Mr. Arora has also worked as an aide to two U.S. senators and the Democratic National Committee. He was graduated with honors from Columbia University, studied at the University of Oxford, and earned a J.D. from Georgetown University, where his peers elected him president of the student body. He has served as a member of the policymaking body of the American Bar Association and is admitted to the bars of the U.S. Supreme Court and the State of Maryland.

Kamni Arora, Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Arora directs the company’s finance, operations, and contract administration departments. She has been with the company since 1997, beginning first as controller and general manager, and assuming the position of COO in 2006. At The Arora Group, she successfully has directed the implementation of numerous multi-million dollar IDIQ healthcare staffing contracts with the DoD and civilian agencies, including numerous large and complex contracts of over 1,500 FTEs with nationwide services. Previously, Ms. Arora worked in project management roles for over 20 years. Ms. Arora holds a B.S. in computer science from The University of Maryland.

SMSgt Jim Martin, USAF Ret., Director of Operations

Jim Martin has more than 10 years of experience working in government contracting and 30 years in recruiting and management. He joined The Arora Group in 2016 as its Recruiting Director, a role in which led the company’s expansion of the recruiting department to meet the company’s rapid growth and designed the launch of Arora’s commercial recruiting division. Prior to that, he spent over a decade in the staffing and recruiting industry, including leadership roles at successful defense contracting and executive search firms. Mr. Martin served our country for 21 years in the U.S. Air Force, 14 of which as a recruiter and culminating in his role as Superintendent of a recruiting unit covering six states and 150 recruiters. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Ball State University and a master’s degree in Entrepreneurship from American Military University.