Insightful and innovative—Samantha is a whole brain thinker who creates big ideas by quickly assessing consumer trends, research and media coverage. With COMPAS since 2014, and previously the Strategy Director at Pixel Farm, she is now the Director of Communications at the University of Minnesota Alumni Association. She received her BA in English at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and her MA in Technical & Professional Communication at the Minnesota State University-Mankato.