Samantha is the Director of Alumnae and Major Gifts for the Dana Hall School in Wellesley where she builds relationships and inspires giving in others. She has extensive experience in fundraising as well as community engagement. She served as the GLF's Director of Development from 2013-2019, and prior to that Sam worked at the Boston College Center on Aging and Work. After losing her father to cancer in 2001, Sam created the Colbert Classic Golf Tournament, raising over $100,000 for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/ Jimmy Fund and the Massachusetts Prostate Cancer Coalition, a nonprofit that her father started. In her free time, Sam spreads joy through writing her On the Sunny Side newspaper column, and by sharing uplifting social media accounts, inspiring others to find more happiness. Sam and her husband Todd, live with their two sons and rescue dog Simba in Sudbury.