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Samantha Heffner

Chief Talent Officer

As Chief Talent Officer, Sam leads the Human Capital team in the hiring, recruitment and training of our organization’s growing staff.  A former staff member in our Resources department, Sam continues to assist and develop internal projects promoting the growth of our donor pipeline. Prior to joining IAVA, Sam spent over six years as a structured finance attorney in private practice in Manhattan. In addition to securitization transactions, she has a background in federal housing finance policy and the reform of government-sponsored enterprises. She graduated from Yale University with a BA in History, and Fordham University School of Law with a JD.