Samantha was born in Denver, Colorado and moved up to Grand County in the 6th grade with her mother. She finished school in Granby, graduating in 2007. After graduation, she went to Colorado State University to pursue a double major in Equine Science and Agriculture Business. After college Samantha moved back to Granby, the place that she loved the most, where she managed the Starbucks for a few years. She then began working at US Bank as a Teller and later was promoted to Universal Banker. She started working for the Town of Granby in February 2017 as Financial Administrative Assistant before also becoming the Municipal Court Clerk in August of 2017. Depending on the season, you can find Samantha training her horses and competing in barrel racing, hiking trails with friends or curled up next to a fire reading a good book.