As the Senior Development Associate, Samantha works closely with the Director of Development Operations to create systems that will align all focus funds in their fundraising efforts. She is an Administrator of our Salesforce database and plays a fundamental role in managing the gift and records for the organization. In doing so, she also creates and maintains development fundraising reports for internal and external audiences.
Samantha’s career path has been driven by her commitment to be passionate about her work and the mission of the organization she supports. Most recently, Samantha served as the Development Coordinator at Boston University School of Law, where she provided high-level support to both the Assistant Dean and the Director of Advancement, working on board meetings, donor and alumni events, and reports and publications. She originally joined B.U. Law as a temporary employee, but was quickly promoted to Senior Staff Coordinator, and then again to Development Coordinator. Earlier in her career, Samantha served as a Project Coordinator for the Town of Bowdoinham, Maine, implementing campaigns promoting local businesses and educating residents on the importance of buying local goods and services.
Samantha is a graduate of Saint Anselm College, located in Manchester (“Manch Vegas”), NH where she completed a Bachelor of Arts in Business. She is passionate about photography and wishes she had more free time to devote to taking pictures! She also loves to cook, read books, and spend as much time as she can in Maine with her family and friends.