"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way."
With the roots of her career anchored in campaigns, Samantha understands the significance of compelling storytelling, building effective coalitions, and implementing proven strategies to successfully advance issues and initiatives. Throughout her decade-plus of experience in Florida politics, most recently serving as the Director of Government Relations at the University of Florida, Samantha has earned the reputation of being a tireless advocate and connector. Earlier in her career, Samantha held senior leadership roles at the Personal Insurance Federation of Florida representing many of the state’s top insurers and Pace Center for Girls, Inc., contributing to its expanded footprint in Florida and into Georgia. Her understanding of complex issues like tort reform, education, and regulatory issues have substantially advanced organizations and initiatives focused on strengthening Florida’s future.