Samm has set out on a unique journey to achieve the most effective style of management and leadership within the workplace. With over a decade of HR experience, Samm has discovered the key to transformation lies in creative methods. Her experience stems from serving as HR Manager within two U.S.-based retail companies for several years, responsible for multiple store sites in various states. Prior to the creation of Leadership Arts Associates, Samm developed and implemented company-wide education programs for leadership and staff at a large Central PA health care system.
She is certified by the HR Certification Institute as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and by the Society for Human Resource Management as a SHRM-CP, and has received multiple awards for her efforts, including the 2013 Organizational Learning & Development Educator of the Year and Penn State’s 2015 Outstanding Graduate Student in Training and Development. Samm’s experience, combined with her desire to educate and engage others, resulted in the creation of Leadership Arts Associates, a firm devoted to revolutionizing professional and organizational development.