Sam is a marketing professional with eight years of progressively responsible experience in communications, branding, event planning, public relations, and project management within the arts and clean energy industries.
Prior to joining NatureServe, she led the communications and branding efforts for DC’s largest clean energy developer, New Columbia Solar. She has also led fundraising and outreach initiatives for Grid Alternatives, a national clean energy and workforce development nonprofit. In addition to this, Sam possesses strong ties to the arts community in the DC area and has managed the marketing and communications efforts for various art events throughout the DMV area - including the initial launch of ArtTechHouse.
In her spare time, she is an activist artist and a passionate environmentalist who’s committed to educating the public about environmental conservation, climate change, and women’s rights. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Studio Art from the University of Central Florida.