Our Team

Samantha Marquez

Senior Vice President, California

Samantha is a community relations specialist with nearly a decade of experience in legislative affairs, targeted policy messaging, and public agency communications. As Senior Vice President of the Orange County office for S360, she oversees the team’s public agency portfolio and spearheads business development.  

Prior to S360, Samantha served as Vice President of Presidio Strategic Communications, where she managed the public affairs work on behalf of the firm’s clients. Samantha also served the California Assembly Majority Leader, first as a Senior Field Representative and later as District Director. In these roles, she blended her policy expertise with strategic communications and community outreach to connect the public and District leadership on critical issues.  

Samantha earned her B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Riverside. She currently serves as the Chair of the La Puente Community Foundation, a nonprofit organization. She enjoys spending time with her 3-year-old twins and partner, Addison, at Disneyland or camping throughout Southern California in her free time.

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