Samantha grew up in Littleton, Colorado but has since lived all over the US. For the past 6 years she has been living in Los Angeles and has lived in the bay area for just over a year. She has over 17 years of experience in animal welfare including emergency and day veterinary clinics, animal shelters, humane law enforcement, and zoological settings. In addition, she has nearly 20 years of experience working in business management including retail and small business ownership. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, an MBA and most recently obtained her Master’s Degree in Biology focused in wildlife conservation. She lives with her husband Nich, and four black rescue cats; Susu, Mister, Pixie and Kindle. Samantha is passionate about cats, animal welfare and conservation. When she is not working or at home she can be found in a yoga studio, hiking the trails or listening to live music.