Samantha is a University of Central Florida alumni with a degree from the Rosen College of Hospitality Management in Event Management. She earned her minor in Mass Communications and is a Hootsuite Certified Professional. Samantha was involved with the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) and took the leadership positions of Secretary and Vice President for the NACE at UCF chapter.

Samantha has worked with various hospitality and event companies in the Orlando area. She interned with Max King Events and AlliedPRA Orlando Destination Management. Samantha was extended an opportunity after graduation to work with Fan Experiences, a housing bureau for major sporting events. She was able to work on large programs including Super Bowl 50, College Football Playoffs, and NCAA Final Four. Samantha currently works for Universal Orlando at NBC Sports Grill and Brew. She is inspired by her friends and family, loves to explore Orlando and big cities, and is a self-proclaimed foodie.