In January, 2022, Samantha joined the Foundation as communications associate. In her role, she supports the communications department with a broad range of activities to drive engagement and awareness of the Foundation through various media channels.
Samantha started her career as a graphic designer and content writer in the real estate industry, assisting in marketing multi-million dollar commercial listings. Prior to joining the Foundation, she worked for a Chicago retailer where she managed social media and advertising campaigns to facilitate revenue through customer outreach.
Samantha graduated from NIU with a bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising and marketing in 2017 and received a digital marketing strategy certificate from DePaul University in 2018. She lives in Aurora with her fiancé, Trevor, and loves spending time with her cat, Penny.