Samantha Massaglia

Marketing & Communications Director • She/Her/Hers

A firm (almost rabid) believer in the importance of providing arts education and creative opportunities for all, Sam is honored to serve as the Marketing and Communications Director for COMPAS. Her responsibilities include leading the planning, development, and execution of the organization’s communications and marketing strategies. Prior to joining COMPAS as a staff member, Sam served on the board of directors and as a volunteer brand strategist. She is the founder of Samalot Media, a communication strategy and content production consultancy. Her previous experience includes serving as the Director of Communications for the University of Minnesota Alumni Association and as the Director of Brand Strategy for Pixel Farm, a multi-disciplinary creative studio. She received her BA in English at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and studied Technical and Professional Communication at Minnesota State University-Mankato. Her personal passions include podcasting and mediating interactions between her introverted cat and outgoing puppy.

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COMPAS is an arts education nonprofit that puts creativity in the hands of Minnesotans, regardless of their age, background, or skills. Based in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area, COMPAS teaching artists deliver creative experiences and arts programming across Minnesota.

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.