Samantha Palmer-Shields

Assistant Director

A native of Miami, Samantha Palmer-Shields, better known as “Sam”, joined The Launch Pad team in February 2013. She previously worked in many departments at the University of Miami including the School of Law Center for Ethics & Public Service, and it’s Legal Communication and Research Skills Program. Sam received her BA in Communications from Southern New Hampshire University and is seeking her Masters in Leadership and Management from Western Governors University. Sam is a serial entrepreneur, lover of creativity, dream supporter and embraces failure.