Samantha is involved with the Jewish community both at the local and national level. She is a member of National Young Leadership Cabinet (NYLC), the premier leadership philanthropic program of Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA). Samantha is also the co-Ambassador for The Jewish Agency for Israel where she serves as a liaison between NYLC and the Jewish Agency working to increase knowledge of Jewish Agency initiatives at NYLC. She is also a member of JFNA’s Emergency Committee which seeks to find the best way to meet the needs of the communities impacted by disaster.
At UJA-Federation of NY Samantha is a member of Jewish Immersive Experiences Committee which is part of the newly created Jewish Life Department. Samantha was previously a member of the Jewish Peoplehood in New York (JPNY) Committee which was part of The Commission on Jewish People (COJP). Samantha participated in UJA's first cohort of Yesodot Manhigut: Essentials for Jewish Leadership Today.
Samantha is a member of the Hunter College Hillel Board of Directors.
On a professional level, she is an experienced investor in listed real estate securities having worked at GE Asset Management, Cohen & Steers Capital Management, Wellington Management Company and Norges Bank Investment Management.
Samantha received her BA from The University of Pennsylvania and MBA from Columbia Business School. Samantha is a CFA Charterholder.