Samantha Hamilton recently joined us as the new LiveWell Springfield Manager and was formerly the Director of Operations at the Martin Luther King Jr. Family Services (MLKFS). Before holding the position of Director of Operations Samantha was the Director of Public Health Initiative at MLKFS. Ms. Hamilton has 14 years of experience working with residents in the Mason Square Community and with youth ages 5 to 24.
While work at MLKFS, She has supported state and federal base grant initiatives around: gang violence, substance abuse prevention, and teen dating violence. Samantha’s leadership under these grants and community initiates allows: youth to have safe haven programming, domestic and dating violence education, and annual community engagement event that showcase community resources and opportunities. Samantha has her Bachelors is Business Management and a Masters in Counseling Psychology from American International College (AIC).