About Samantha

INTERESTS

  • Education
  • Housing
  • Animal Therapy/Animal Activism 
  • Workforce Development & Training 
  • Employee Engagement & Workplace Culture
  • Grantee Capacity
  • Data driven decisions

MY EXPERIENCE

Human Resources

Designed and implemented onboarding and training programs for employees. Developed strategies for decreasing turnover rates. Dove into company culture by way of interviews and surveys, resulting in organizational recommendations to improve employee engagement.

 Associate Professional in Human Resourcs (aHPR) Certification. 

Grant Funder

Managed a portfolio of awarded grants in focus areas of education, poverty, and community and economic development. Redesigned educator grant process and developed new scoring metric. Reviewed, recommended, and presented grant proposals for funding. Fostered strong relationships with non-profit organizations, strengthening their capacity.

Grantee

Responsible for the oversight of after-school programming in three school districts and growing a one-to-one community-based mentoring program. Successfully secured funding yearly to support at-risk youth. Hiring manager for team of 25 professional level staff.

Developed creative learning solutions and social emotional programming for middle school-aged students. Led out-of-school time staff through professional development to increase offerings for at risk-youth. Organized and executed three annual fundraising and community events, benefiting low socio-economic populations by receiving critical needs.