Samantha is the Events and Development Assistant for the Portland Symphony Orchestra. Prior to joining the Portland Symphony, she worked as the Associate Director of the Rufus Porter Museum, in Bridgton, ME. She received her B.A in History at Emmanuel College in Boston, and her Masters of Business Administration and Non-profit Management Certificate from Southern New Hampshire University. Samantha believes that everyone should have access to music and the arts and both provide a positive impact on a person’s life. In her free time, she enjoys knitting, playing board games, and spending time with family and friends.