Originally from Southern California, Samantha brings a passion for design, planning, and preservation. After interning with MTFA while at the Washington Alexandria Architecture Center, she completed her Bachelor of Architecture and Master of City and Regional Planning at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Samantha values the ability of history and heritage to promote identity, culture, and growth through design of the built environment. She is proud to be part of a collaborative and interdisciplinary team, and in her free time enjoys oil painting, exploring new cities, and trying new recipes.